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Magic Realism

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Kirkus | Posted 03.23.2017 | Home

Originally published on Kirkus. For more from Kirkus, click here. The Arrangement by Sarah Dunn “Dunn’s dryly humorous story about a marriage tha...

Orange is the New Children's Theater

Kelly Hughes | Posted 03.14.2017 | Entertainment
Kelly Hughes

In high school, I wrote and directed a Dickensian children's Christmas play featuring sibling rivalry, greed, sexual wantonness, and retribution. And ...

Deirdre Sullivan-Beeman in the Optical Dimension

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 08.26.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

When one thinks about threads within contemporary painting and especially the post-Pop genre of Magic Realism, Leonardo da Vinci doesn't come up all that often -- but then neither does egg tempera, the delicate but rewarding pigment formula da Vinci used to paint the Last Supper mural.

Explosive Illusions

Frank Browning | Posted 05.30.2015 | Arts
Frank Browning

The sun was up. A weekday. Seemed the perfect moment to cycle over to see the new blockbuster exhibit of Diego Velasquez, the 17th century Spanish master whose works are scarcely known in France.

ReThink Review: The One I Love -- A Strained Relationship Gets Strange

Jonathan Kim | Posted 10.22.2014 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

The One I Love is one of those perfect indie gems you feel lucky for finding, and it's yet another example of how an interesting premise, real emotion, and a few great actors will trump big budgets, special effects, and star power every time.

Living and Breathing Gabriel García Márquez

Elio Leturia | Posted 06.21.2014 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Thirty years ago I lived García Márquez. Maybe I need 70 more years to get to know the solitude.

Exhibition Spotlight: Tom Chambers Photographs A Surrealist Mexico

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Tom Chambers WHAT: Photography Exhibition: 'Dreaming in Reverse' WHEN: March 1st to April 2nd, 2011 Artist Reception on Thursday, March 10th, 6...

Street Artist ROA's Wild Kingdom In Mexico

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

An ant eater inspects a new friend in a small town near San Miguel De Allende in Mexico. Piece by ROA (image copyright Roa) "It was magic, Mexico" RO...

Mother & Child, Winter's Bone, Solitary Man Feature Sumptuous Performances, Women Without Men Stunning Visuals & History Lessons

Penelope Andrew | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Penelope Andrew

Michael Douglas gives a gripping performance in Solitary Man rivaling his work in the sleeper Wonder Boys.