The Night Alive," Conor McPherson, The Atlantic Theater, Ciaran Hinds, Jim Norton, Caoilfhionn Dunne, Brian Gleeson, MIchael McElhatton, Harold Pinter, "The Caretaker," "No Man's Land," Soutra Gilmour, "The Weir,,
The Night Alive suspense then builds on whether Aimee will be able to extricate herself from Kenneth's sinister demands, which include stealing money Tommy has hidden beneath floorboards. Will she be able to remain with Tommy, or will she continue in Kenneth's thrall?
My interview with Koestenbaum can read, at least in some moments, like flirting, or even cruising. There's double entendre; there's performance; there's even a moment in which we cozy up over one of his books, tracing fingers over line after sexual line of poetry.
For this edition of Art Basel Miami Beach, Luis decided to showcase brand new pieces that explore his deep fascination of American subcultures, Latin modernism and music and the Black Power Movement of the 1960s.
More often than not, DJing is a solitary performance -- but the four members of Visionquest challenged that paradigm in 2013, staging an ambitious worldwide event series that saw them performing together live as a foursome of DJs.
With his red bandana, round glasses, and shoulder-length hair, activist, poet, and writer Tenzin Tsundue is often referred to as the "Tibetan Johnny Depp." He's one of the most recognizable faces in the Tibetan freedom movement, staging bold protests against the Chinese government.
Adam Luders. Nikolai Hubbe,
American Ballet Theatre,
Brooklyn Academy Of Music,
Dancer Exchange Program,
Royal Danish Ballet,
When American Ballet Theatre soloist Isabella Boylston is taking part in the company's new Dancer Exchange Program which has her performing in Copenhagen with the Royal Danish Ballet. She kindly consented to answer a few questions about her experience there.
Hicks, with her nearly lunatic manufacture of sculptures out of, in part, straw. She is not unique with regard to her materials or her general aesthetics. But she is one of the best I have seen in reconciling the furious antagonisms of the territory she inhabits.
Installation of Hither and Thithering Waters of Night and Genesis at Haunch of Venison Gallery, Oil/Canvas, 2012, dougargue.com, edelmanarts.com
This year marked the 150th anniversary of Cavafy's birth, which was celebrated with great pomp and circumstance in Greece and in many Greek communities and universities abroad.
Granted, in 1946 (the year this play premiered), a more straightforward approach may have been necessary, given this play broke a lot of ground in confronting the decay of societal values. But that ground feels like well-worn territory with this viewing.
Alan Cumming Macbeth,
I found 2013 to be a great year for discovery and experience in the arts, from theatre and music to television, film, and books. I have compiled a top 20 list of my favorites, with the hope that they might resonate with readers.
The Painting Table,
Newtown Elementary School,
The Painting Table allowed the citizens of Newtown to explore grief and hope -- without boundaries. When hurt is shared, even if it is with paints or canvas, healing can begin.
Harper Lee's friend gave her a year's wages for Christmas, on the condition that she give up work and write. She then wrote To Kill a Mockingbird. A rather brilliant Christmas present, I think you'll agree.
José Taveras is a Lisbon artist with a different vision of what makes us human.
Many Japanese Americans who've grown up since World War II -- myself included -- dreaded December 7 every year. As kids (and sometimes as adults) we've been taunted with hateful calls to "Go home, Jap!," "Go back where you cam from!" and the classic, "Remember Pearl Harbor!"
My nerves are in high gear. The doors of the egg open and all I see is a sea of eyes.
The protest against surveillance is turning global. A list of leading authors from around the world have signed the petition "A Stand for Democracy in the Digital age." One of them: German Nobel Prize winner Günter Grass explains why.
"There really is no magic in ballet. You need to do those Italian fouettés everyday or you'll never dance Dryad Queen."
Reversible Time, 2013. Ink on tracing paper, 28 x 24 in. A figure plunges out of regulated time, @CB1 Gallery in LA.
Nashville Abc Recap,
Nashville Episode 9,
Nashville Season 2,
Nashville Season 2 Episode 9 Recap,
"Nashville" ambled along last night, stumbling through the lackluster loose ends of its midseason finale with with an insanely dull love triangle to water things down instead of spicing them up. And then, abruptly and unceremoniously, there was a suicide and a murder.