Local nonprofit modern dance company Keshet is growing fast, and with a recently beefed up internship program...
Wow. It's not easy to describe a 20-year-old band with album names like Locus Abortion Technician and Hairway to Steven. Trying to sum up a group that has been pigeonholed as everything from acid-fueled metal to jazz to industrial; a band that has collaborated at one time or another with every industry outsider from noise gurus Ministry and offshoot Revolting Cocks to trailer park rapper Kid Rock is like summing up current world politics in one sentence. In a word: impossible.
Directors Allen and Albert Hughes use skillful artistic vision to create the haunting, fancifully dark atmosphere of "From Hell" that rests atop a mystery which can almost be called intelligent. The new Fox thriller is not merely a jumpy, gory Halloween movie, but one where Johnny Depp tangles with Jack the Ripper. The filmmaking is emotionally powerful, though the story is unbalanced and could use a bit of careful development.
John Irving's newest novel begins with a detailed account of his protagonist's left hand being mauled off by a circus lion. Though a tad crude, the first chapter sets the stage perfectly for the bizarre story that unfolds in the following 300 pages.
In this day and age, two forms of drama exist - that which occurs in reality and that in which reality is portrayed. With all the real-life drama that has been occurring in our world recently, it's nice to find an escape through the simplistic art form of theatrical drama.
Never in your wildest dreams could you fathom a rise to stardom as meteoric and as seemingly anti-climactic as that of RemyZero.
It's predetermined from the opening monologue: "I think I die at the end," the protagonist in hospital gown and purple baseball cap announces. "They've given me less than two hours . then the curtain." She's got advanced metastatic ovarian cancer, she explains.