Comedy Contrasts: Theatre Gigante opened
its 25th season with a darkly funny Hungarian play, Dust, by György Spiró, at the Kenilworth
Studio 508. By contrast, Carte Blanche Studios presented a giggler/slapstickish
The fantasy of winning the lottery is so
universal that it's easy to overlook as a subject for serious drama. Any
attempt at exploring sudden, catastrophic wealth runs the risk of cliché.
Hungarian playwright György Spiró
Dreaming about something and living it
are two completely different things. The fact that this premise has become a
cliché is very telling about contemporary culture. Perfection is a moving
target and we never seem satisfied. It's a deep-rooted cultural understanding
that seems to be hammered into the very fabric
The John Michael Kohler Arts Center (JMKAC) presents an integrated program focusing on the gift of human memory. The new initiative includes more than 50 artists participating in coordinating exhibitions that will open on June 26 under the main title “Hiding Places: Memory in the Arts...
The best documentaries
can make anything interesting, a premise that German documentarian
Hartmut Bitomsky boldly tests with his new film, Dust, about
the ubiquitous substance that dirties our houses but also colors our
sky and, under certain circumstances, can even kill us. With a poet’s
pen and a scientist’s eye for detail, Bitomsky offers a 90-minute
examination of the most ordinary subjects ever explored on film,
interviewing everyone from...
Thursday, Feb. 5, The Championship @ The Mitchell Park Domes, 6 p.m. Though the band mostly plays smoky corner bars, mournful Americana songs about long drives and long nights deserve to be heard outdoors. Tonight’s unusual gig, however, where the group plays as part of the Mitchell Park Domes'...