The Whipping Man, San Diego

The Whipping ManBy Matthew LopezDirected by Giovanna SardelliWith Mark J. Sullivan, Charlie Robinson, and Avery GlymphOld Globe Theater, San DiegoMay 8 – June 13www.theoldglobe.org/tickets/production.aspx?PID=7522Simon (Charlie Robinson), Caleb (Mark J. Sullivan), and John (Avery Glymph) hold an improvised Seder in  ...

Music of the Americas, SF

Music of the Americas Matt Small Ensemble (left to right): Rachel Condry, Paula Dreye, Steve Adams,Mitch Marcus, Kymry Esainko, Sarah Jo Zaharako, and Matt Small(Photo by Stuart Brinin)San Francisco Community Music CenterRachel Condry, clarinetWith guest artists: Steve Adams, Paula  ...

National Dance Company Wales, on tour

National Dance Company Wales, on tour (International Dance Festival Switzerland)National Dance Company Wales in Stijn Celis's "Form"(Photograph by Roy Campbell-Moore)(National Dance Company Wales is the new name of the company formerly known as Diversions)STEPS #12 International Dance Festival SwitzerlandThe  ...

Stroszek (DVD)

Stroszek (DVD, from Anchor Bay)Written and directed by Werner HerzogWith Bruno S., Eva Mattes, Clemens ScheitzFrom "The Werner Herzog Collection" (Anchor Bay)There has never been a filmmaker remotely like Werner Herzog. This is not a  ...

Limón Dance Company, on tour

Limón Dance Company, on tour Limón Dance Company member Jonathan FredricksonPhoto by Roel SeeberSTEPS #12 International Dance Festival SwitzerlandThe Migros Culture Percentage Dance FestivalPalazzo dei CongressiLugano, SwitzerlandApril 27, 2010http://www.limon.orghttp://www.steps.chArtistic Director Carla Maxwell and Associate Artistic Director Roxane D’Orléans Juste,  ...

Philadelphia Orchestra

Two Conductors Point Out a Band's Strengths -- and WeaknessesCharles Dutoit conducting the Philadelphia Orchestra.Photo by Chris LeeThe Philadelphia OrchestraMarch 25-27Conducted by Andrew DavisMozart: Violin Concerto No. 4Elgar: Symphony No. 1April 9-13Conducted by Charles DutoitKarol Szymanowski: Symphony No. 4Debussy:  ...

Nightmare Alley L.A.

Nightmare AlleyJames Barbour, center, in the Geffen Playhouse production of "Nightmare Alley."Photo by Michael Lamont.By: Jonathan BrielleDirected by: Gilbert CatesWith: James BarbourThe Geffen Playhouse10886 Le Conte Ave.Los Angeleshttp://www.geffenplayhouse.com What goes through your  ...

Evil Under the Sun

Evil Under the Sun (2007) Developer: AWE Games Publisher: The Adventure Company http://www.dreamcatchergames.com/ The third in the series of Agatha Christie PC games, Evil Under the Sun, again features that indomitable Belgian detective, Hercule Poirot.  ...

Culture Vulture Plays Computer Games

Culturevulture Plays [Computer] Games Much to my surprise and delight, I've found the best of the sub-sub-genre of computer "adventure games" to be completely engrossing, mesmerizing, fascinating and just plain fun. So please suspend your disbelief for a  ...

About Schmidt (2002)

About Schmidt (2002)     About Schmidt opens with a long take of Warren Schmidt (Jack Nicholson) sitting in a nondescript box of an office in Omaha, Nebraska, a stack of cartons piled up waiting for the movers,  ...