Smuin Ballet Swims in the Blue Ocean of Holiday FunDecember 19, 2011
The ballet consists of two parts. The first half, “The Classical Christmas,” is devoted to traditional...
Movie Review: A Dangerous MethodDecember 17, 2011
However, what defines Cronenberg’s nearly 40-year long career is his obsession with, well, obsession. Whether getting...
The Weekly Listicle: The Stage On ScreenDecember 17, 2011
As the holiday season builds to its peak, we movie watchers face a release pattern that...
One Man, Two Guvnors, Adelphi Theatre, LondonDecember 16, 2011
For this show is funny. I mean, it is really funny. Not the kind of funny...
Ross Noble and Friends, Cranleigh Arts Centre, EnglandDecember 16, 2011
It showcased all of Noble’s best points: the delight in the ludicrous, the ideas tripping over...
Broadway Review: Alicia Keys’ Stick FlyDecember 15, 2011
This setup abounds with comic potential, and Diamond wrings plenty of laughs out of the awkward...
Book Review: Van Gogh: The Life by Steven Naifeh and Gregory White SmithDecember 15, 2011
For an artist who vied with Rembrandt in painting self-portraits, van Gogh seldom allowed himself to...
May Day! May Day! It’s Robin Hardy’s The Wicker TreeDecember 14, 2011
Early press for The Wicker Tree has not been overwhelmingly good, but one might say it...
San Francisco Ballet’s Nutcracker Continues the TraditionDecember 14, 2011
OK. I’ll admit it. I’m a total sap for Nutcracker. You’d think after all the years...