Dandelion Dancetheater, SF

MUTT: Dandelion DancetheaterSeptember 18-20, 2009 ODC Theater   331 Shotwell Street, San Franciscohttp://www.dandeliondancetheater.org/Photo: Faye ChaoMUTT is characterized in the program as "a dance-play where new music, piercing physically and dreamlike story-telling collide in this surreal afterlife of a young girl."  ...

Southern Rapture

Southern Raptureby Eric CobleStages Repertory TheatreHouston, TXSeptember 2009www.stagestheatre.comPhoto: Bruce Bennett Stories about the culture wars usually make we weep. No single event inUnites States history has affected my generation of art makers. Eric Coble'sSouthern Rapture, now playing at Stages Repertory  ...

Barbara Vos: Rhythm Vision

Barbara Vos: Rhythm Vision http://www.barbaravossanfrancisco.com/ Barbara Vos: Rhythm VisionSept 10 – Oct 31, 2009Cara and Cabezas Contemporary218 Delaware , Suite#208, Kansas City, Mo. 64105816-332-6239  Springfed FolioI first saw Barbara Vos’s work in 1992 in a show entitled Absence of  ...

The House of the Spirits, Houston

The House of the Spiritsby Caridad Svichbased on the novel by Isabel AllendeMain Street TheaterHouston, TXwww.mainstreettheater.comforeground L-R: Blanca (Chelsea Ryan McCurdy) and Clara (Eva De La Cruz), background Alba (Laura Michelle Salas). photo by www.RicOrnelProductions.com Caridad Svich's The House of  ...

The Cove (2009)

The Cove (2009)Documentary: 92 minutesDirected by  Louie PsihoyosWritten by Mark MonroeMPAA Rating: PG13 http://www.thecovemovie.comhttp://twitter.com/theCoveMoviehttp://www.facebook.com/TheCoveRichard O’Barry trained a number of dolphins for use in the 1960’s Flipper TV show and soon discovered that the ill treatment of these intelligent mammals  ...

Les Grands Ballet Canadiens de Montreal

Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de MontrealJacobs Pillow Dance FestivalTed Shawn TheatreJuly 29, 2009http://www.grandsballets.com/fr/Cantata.  Photo Christopher Duggan. It's official, Canadians can pass as Italians, at least the dancers of LesGrands Ballets Canadiens de Montreal can, when performing Mauro Bigonzetti'ssignature ballet, Cantata,  ...

By Brakhage: An Anthology

The Criterion Collection DVDBy Brakhage:  An AnthlogyStan BrakhageUnited States2003243 minutesColor, Black and White1.33:1Englishhttp://www.criterion.com/films/731Stan Brakhage And The Limits of Abstraction: On By Brakhage And Other Thoughts   One of the best things about the DVD revolution is that it allows potential  ...

August: Osage County, Natl. Tour

August: Osage County By Tracy LettsSteppenwolf Theatre Co. productionNational tour “Best of Broadway” seriesCurran Theater, San FranciscoAugust 12- September 6, 2009 Written by Tracy LettsDirected by Anna D. ShapiroSet Design by Todd RosenthalCostume Design by Ana Kuzmanicwww.shnsf.com Shannon Cochran, Jeff Still &  ...

Summer Hours (2009)

Summer Hours (2009)Written and Directed by Olivier AssayasStarring: Charles Berling, Juliette Binoche, Jérémie Renier, Edith Scob, Dominique Reymond, Valérie Bonneton, Isabelle SadoyanRun Time: 102 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Ratedwww.ifcfilms.comSummer Hours is as perfectly formed as the objets d’art that figure  ...

Merce Cunningham Dance Company

Merce Cunningham Dance CompanyJacob's Pillow Dance FestivalTed Shawn TheatreJuly 26, 2009http://www.merce.org/http://www.jacobspillow.org/When Robert Swintson comes charging through the heavy gold drapery in Merce Cunningham's Sounddance (1975) during a recent performance at Jacob's Pillow,  there's a sense of urgency, a “watch  ...