Topic: Entertainment

AARAMBH: An Enchanting Night with Indian Classical Dance

Nidhika and Sonali Loomba dance, but not in the way you’d suspect. The two practice Kathak, a classical dance from Northern India. Based on a Vedic Sanskrit word meaning “story”, K …

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Female directors take the helm for SLAC’s 49th season

and for now, another perspective Theatre folk are often thought to be the cream of the progressive crop, and in many ways, that is true. Good theatre challenges norms, questions th …

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Disneynature’s “Penguins” Film Review

Our favorite tuxedo pals hit the big screen again in an all-new Disneynature documentary called “Penguins.” Intended for the whole family, the 76-minute feature film follows the li …

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Singer-Songwriter Chad Wilkins Plays at Ecstatic Dance and at the royal

Singer-songwriter Chad Wilkins plays the closing music at Wednesday’s Ecstatic Dance Spring Equinox Celebration at Impact Hub, and again Thursday night with bandmates “Local Reason …

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Desert-loving author gives a reading at King’s English

Bruce Berger is many things. He is a Yale graduate, a professional pianist and a world traveler. What he’s best known for is his writing: essays and poetry aimed at exploring the r …

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THE CAKE: How a Simple Slice Could Save a Life

Two cups of instant mashed potatoes, three tablespoons of sexual politics, a heaping teaspoon of Christian not-so-hospitality, and a sprinkle of occasional nudity is the perfect re …

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…of Color: plays by Olivia Custodio, Bijan Hosseini, Iris Salazar & Darryl Stamp

“Life is learning to hold paradox.” – from The Frailest Thing, by Bijan Hosseini, one of four short plays comprising …OF COLOR   If I hear one more person say ”I don’t see col …

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Sundance 2019: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

William (Maxwell Simba) is a 13-year-old boy who comes from rural Malawi, a country in southern Africa that is unrecognized by many. In his village, Wimbe, food is scarce and resou …

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SUNDANCE 2019: THE MAN WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE

Long before the recent worldwide wave of elections of far-right presidents and dictators that shocked liberals and moderates across Europe and the U.S., Stieg Larsson had a fastidi …

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An Evening with two awful men

When the worst president ever meets a rash assassin “People get me mixed up with Millard Fillmore. Millard! Or they can’t place me at all. You think this won’t happen to you. But I …

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Rumi: Beyond the mind, into the heart

Jung Society reprises Coleman Barks and cellist Eugene Friesen on February 17 “Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond” – Rumi (The Guest H …

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Sundance 2019: Honey Boy

Honey Boy follows the story of a young boy named Otis (Noah Jupe) who has found success as a child actor in Hollywood. On set, Otis is truly a star making his way into the world of …

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Sundance 2019: The Biggest Little Farm

My stereotyped Sundance film-goer is not much interested in farming. Nature (theoretically), maybe. And of course good directing and camera skills, and a compelling story. The Frid …

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Sundance 2019: Pop-Up Magazine

I’ve always wondered what a magazine would look like live. How to bring the stories to life, but still capture the audience with the same intimacy between the writers’ words and th …

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Sundance 2019: The Elephant Queen

Athena is 50 years old. She is a mother and, like her namesake, a wise leader. She is beautiful and big. She has the longest tusks out of her whole family. She is the matriarch of …

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