Plays like Mercury Fur remind me why I love the theater above all other mediums. Philip Ridley's terrifying intermission-less piece brings us face to face with the darkest impulses of humanity without the comforting distance of the other.
There are many good reasons to leave the city in the summer, but the past few months have provided great reasons to stay. And to give summer a proper send-off, there's Pig Island where a ticket gets you unlimited dishes using local pigs.
It's McCarthy across the board at Hauser & Wirth this month. The gallery is showing the Los Angeles-based artist's action-performance psychosexual, popular culture influenced sculptures, video works and installations.