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Women Without Men

Stage Door: Women Without Men

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.22.2017 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The all-female faculty specializes in petty jealousies and malice. Hazel Ellis' Women Without Men, now off-Broadway at City Center Stage II, captures the incessant rivalry and nasty undercuts of any small group that's cloistered together and turns in on itself.

Eden Revisited: Shahram Karimi and the Re-Enchantment of Art

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 08.13.2011 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Shahram Karimi is the consummate artist, master of many mediums. In depositing his emotional baggage in the center of this stunning exhibition, the artist transforms his outsider identity into the ultimate insider.

Shirin Neshat: Artist of the Decade

G. Roger Denson | Posted 02.10.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2010-12-31-neshat.jpgMore than any other artist I can call to mind, the impact of Neshat's work far transcends the realms of art in reflecting the most vital and far-reaching struggle to assert human rights.

The Beauty We Fear Part 3: The Mosques of Secular Muslim Writers (Slideshow)

G. Roger Denson | Posted 04.10.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

Compared to the European writers discovering the great mosques of Islam for the first time, the mention of mosques is more muted and void of romance to the Muslim secularists inured to them from birth.

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.

Sundance: Roughs amongst Diamonds

Stewart Nusbaumer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Stewart Nusbaumer

Only yesterday, I wrote with brimming self-confidence that every film at Sundance is a gem. Without exception they're all diamonds shinning brightly. Then I went out and saw two stinker films.

Women Without Men: Iran and Its People in Transition

Angella Nazarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Angella Nazarian

2009-06-18-SN122_PULL.jpg It is in these gripping scenes that we see history repeating itself, and that art and the artist, a nation and its people, are inexplicably linked through their longing for what is absent.