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  ...

Roussève/REALITY

Roussève/REALITYDoris Duke TheatreJacob's Pillow Dance FestivalJuly 19, 2009http://www.davidrousseve.com/http://www.jacobspillow.org/Photo: Karli CadelDavid Roussève is all about stories that ring true to the African American experience with an intention of reaching universal truths. Saudade, Roussève/REALITY's newest piece, mixes text, film and a  ...

Group Emile Dubois

Centre Choregraphique National de Grenoble-Jean-Claude GallottaGroup Emile DuboisTed Shawn TheatreJacob's Pillow Dance FestivalJuly 19, 2009http://www.jacobspillow.org/http://www.gallotta-danse.com/Photo: Karli Cadel Jean Claude Gallotta's *Des Gens Qui Dansent* (people who dance) plays outlike a French romantic comedy, ripe with charm, intriguing characters and anintangible  ...

The First Wives Club, San Diego

The First Wives Club, a new musicalBook by Rupert HolmesMusic & Lyrics by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, & Eddie HollandDirected by Francesca ZambelloOld Globe Theater, San DiegoJuly 17-August 30, 2009http://www.oldglobe.org/ Karen Ziemba as Annie, Sheryl Lee Ralph as Elyse and  ...

The Mystery of Irma Vep, San Diego

The Mystery of Irma VepOld Globe Theater, San DiegoJuly 31-Sept 6, 2009http://www.oldglobe.org/Jeffrey M. Bender as “Lady Enid Hillcrest” and John Cariani as "Jane Twisden" inCharles Ludlam's gothic spoof. Photo by Craig Schwartz.The Mystery of Irma Vep, playing at The  ...