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Entries by George Heymont from 11/2012

Cantankerous Old Coots

| Posted 11.03.2012 | Arts

Retirement often brings out the strangest passions in men. While some may join the Tea Party movement and use its activities as a vehicle for venting their frustrations, others take to volunteer work or seek out mentoring opportunities.

Chain Mail Is Back in Style (PHOTOS)

| Posted 11.06.2012 | Arts

Forget Dorothy Gale's awed amazement at encountering lions and tigers and bears. When you've got whips and chains, and Eleanor of Aquitaine at your fingertips, who could ask for anything more?

Change Is the Only Constant

| Posted 11.10.2012 | Arts

The word zeitgeist frequently gets bandied about in Christopher Chen's new play, The Hundred Flowers Project, which received its world premiere a week before Election Day from the folks at Crowded Fire Theater Company.

From Stage to Screen and Then Back Again

| Posted 11.14.2012 | Arts

In recent decades, movie musicals that began as full-length animation features and original movie musicals have become multi-million dollar stage vehicles drawing audiences into theatres in cities around the world.

Turkey-Lurkey Time

| Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts

It doesn't have to be a dark and stormy night outside for a critic to wonder if reviewing the evening's performance will be a dark and dirty job. All kinds of questions run through a critic's mind as he sits through a less than thrilling night at the theatre.

The Old Man and the Sea (VIDEOS)

| Posted 11.21.2012 | Arts


Must It Always Be a Man's World?

| Posted 11.25.2012 | Arts

If the past six months proved anything about the battle between the sexes, it was that many men have absolutely no idea how women think or feel. And although show business is often cited as an indicator of cultural progress, sometimes it sends mixed messages.

Racing Against the Clock

| Posted 11.28.2012 | Arts

How does the burden of honoring one's promise complement efforts to adapt sustainable approaches to farming and fishing?