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  ...

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,  ...

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,  ...

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Aberdeen is the third film for Norwegian writer/director Hans Petter Moland and the first since his 1995 Zero Kelvin. The latter had three trappers isolated in a cabin in the frozen tundra of Greenland. Aberdeen has a  ...

Aberdeen

Aberdeen Aberdeen is the third film for Norwegian writer/director Hans Petter Moland and the first since his 1995 Zero Kelvin. The latter had three trappers isolated in a cabin in the frozen tundra of Greenland. Aberdeen has a  ...

culturevulture.net – review

The War of the Rosens By Janice Eidus Behler Publications, 2007 http://www.janiceeidus.com/books_rosens.html Puzzled as we may be by the dimensions of the universe, which of course has no dimensions, since it is apparently infinite, each of us  ...

Das Rheingold – Richard Wagner

Washington National Opera General Director Placido Domingo and guest director Francesca Zambello have launched what they are calling The American Ring with their 2005-2006 production of Richard Wagner’s Das Rheingold. Except for the Native American style costuming of Erda,  ...