The Gentrification of the Mind by Sarah Schulman

Messy Truths “The Gentrification of the Mind: Witness to a Lost Imagination”By Sarah Schulman179 pages, $27.95University of California PressFebruary 2012 No book has rocked my world in recent times more than Sarah Schulman’s "The Gentrification of the  ...

San Francisco International Arts Festival

 Multiple Dance Dimensions San Francisco International Arts FestivalMarines Memorial Theatre, San FranciscoRaices Profundas, May 2-5, 2012Mansaku-no Kai: Kyogen May 11, 2012Axis Dance Company and Marc Brew Company 12, 2012The Crazy Cloud Collection: inkBoat and Ko Murobushi May 12,  ...

4000 Miles, NY

Gabriel Ebert and Mary Louise Wilson in "4000 Miles"Photo by Erin Baiano ‘4000 Miles’ By Amy HerzogDirected by Daniel AukinLincoln Center Theater at the Mitzi E. Newhouse, New YorkOpening night: April 2, 2012 Amy Herzog’s slice-of-drama drama “4000 Miles”  ...

Once, NY

‘Once’ Book by Enda WalshBased on the motion picture written and directed by John CarneyMusic and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta IrglováMovement by Steven HoggettDirected by John TiffanyBernard B. Jacobs Theatre, New York CityOpening night:  ...

An Iliad, NY

‘An Iliad’ By Denis O’Hare and Lisa PetersonBased on Homer’s “The Iliad,” translated by Robert FaglesDirected by Lisa PetersonNew York Theatre Workshop, New YorkOpening night: March 6, 2012 Denis O’Hare, who has finally gained mainstream recognition playing a  ...

Eiko & Koma, San Francisco

Eiko & Koma Retrospective Project: "Regeneration""Raven" (2010)"Night Tide" (1984)"White Dance" (1976)Yerba Buena Center for the Arts - Forum, San FranciscoMarch 22-24, 2012 “…As I wander along the beach around the lake,I sense under every step I makeThe softness  ...

James Gaffigan conducts the Philadelphia Orchestra

Stewart Goodyear in performancePhoto courtesy of Philadelphia Orchestra A New Yorker's Spin on Well-Worn Rep The Philadelphia OrchestraJames Gaffigan, conductorStewart Goodyear, pianoVerizon Hall, PhiladelphiaMarch 10, 2012 New Yorker James Gaffigan has been associate conductor with the San Francisco Symphony  ...

Hand to God, NY

Steven Boyer and Megan Hill in "Hand to God"Photo by Gerry Goodstein ‘Hand to God’ By Robert AskinsDirected by Moritz von StuelpnagelEnsemble Studio Theatre/Youngblood, New York Feb. 29-April 1, 2012 Much as newcomer Nina Arianda became the rising star  ...

Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Berkeley

Bill T. Jones (seated at desk) with company members in "Story/Time"Photo by Paul B. Goode Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company "Story/Time" (West Coast premiere)Zellerbach Hall, BerkeleyFeb. 25, 2012 “You live and learn, and then you die and forget  ...

Early Plays, Brooklyn

Actors in a scene from "Early Plays," adapted and directed by Richard MaxwellPhoto by Michael Schmelling O’Neill’s Early Plays Three one-acts by Eugene O’NeillAdapted and directed by Richard MaxwellPresented by The Wooster Group and New York City PlayersSt. Ann’s  ...