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First Nighter: The Civilians Confront Climate Change With "The Great Immensity"

David Finkle | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

It's taken for granted that any superior drama depends on its stakes being high. If that's the case, then The Great Immensity -- created by the always-intrepid Civilians troupe and presented at the Public after a world premiere at Kansas City Repertory Theatre -- is indubitably superior drama.

Tom Wolfe Digs Into Miami In New Documentary

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.16.2013 | Books
Bruce Helander

Although there certainly has been a history of blood on the streets, here Wolfe's new book and the documentary Tom Wolfe Gets Back to Blood are about blood lines and how they interact with each other.

What Climate Change Might Look Like: Chris Larson's Deep North

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Every now and then an artist so vividly articulates a quiet fear that it takes my breath away. Fresh from the celebration of Earth Day, I wanted to share "Deep North" by artist Chris Larson.

The Rules of Polite Behavior in the Air: Private Jet Etiquette

Lisa Mirza Grotts | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Lisa Mirza Grotts

First came etiquette, then netiquette (e-mail etiquette), and now jetiquette, or private jet etiquette. For optimum airborne pleasure, here are some suggestions for flying in a private plane.