Hunger (2008)

Hunger (2008) Directed by Steve McQueenWritten by Steve McQueen and Enda WalshStarring: Michael Fassbender, Liam Cunningham, Stuart Graham, Brian Milligan, Liam McMahonhttp://www.ifcfilms.com/viewFilm.htm?filmId=1197Most people over the age of forty have heard of Bobby Sands. Anyone who was in Ireland in  ...

Pina Bausch, A Remembrance

Pina Bausch—A remembranceReprinted from culturevulture.net writer Susan Yung’sSundayArts Blog for WNET New Yorkhttp://www.thirteen.org/sundayarts/blog/?p=192&preview=truePina Bausch. Photo: Jonathan Barth."Bamboo Blues" by Pina Bausch. Pablo Aran Gimeno and Ruth Amarante. Photo: Ulli Weiss.The great German choreographer Pina Bausch passed away on June  ...

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal (2009)Directed by Anne FletcherWritten by Peter ChiarelliStarring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Oscar Nuñez, Aasif MandviRun Time: 107 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13http://www.myspace.com/proposalmoviehttp://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3741123097/  Sandra Bullock is the paragon of  ...

Houston Ballet

Swan Lake Houston BalletJune 11, 2009Houston, TXhttp://www.houstonballet.org/Sara Webb and Connor Walsh.  Photo by Amitava Sarkar.There's nothing quite like finding out your girlfriend's day job is being a swan. Siegfried and Odette, in Stanton Welch's Swan Lake, have the ultimate  ...

The Proposal (2009)

The Proposal (2009)Directed by Anne FletcherWritten by Peter ChiarelliStarring: Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds, Mary Steenburgen, Craig T. Nelson, Betty White, Denis O'Hare, Malin Akerman, Oscar Nuñez, Aasif MandviRun Time: 107 minutesMPAA Rating: PG-13http://www.myspace.com/proposalmoviehttp://www.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3741123097/  Sandra Bullock is the paragon of  ...

Houston Ballet

Swan Lake Houston BalletJune 11, 2009Houston, TXhttp://www.houstonballet.org/Sara Webb and Connor Walsh.  Photo by Amitava Sarkar.There's nothing quite like finding out your girlfriend's day job is being a swan. Siegfried and Odette, in Stanton Welch's Swan Lake, have the ultimate  ...

The Elixir of Love

The Elixir of Love By Gaetano DonizettiLibretto by Felice RomaniDirected by Stephen LawlessConducted by Corrado RovarisSanta Fe OperaThrough August 28http://www.santafeopera.org/Dimitri Pittas (Nemorino) & chorus. Photo: Ken Howard.Summer blahs got you down? Have I got a cure for you! Not  ...

Don Giovanni, Santa Fe

Don GiovanniBy Wolfgang Amadeus MozartLibretto by Lorenzo da PonteConducted by Lawrence RenesSanta Fe OperaIn repertory through August 27, 2009http://www.santafeopera.org/Lucas Meachem (DonGiovanni). Photo: Ken Howard.Ah, Don Giovanni, perhaps the greatest lover of legend, seducer of thousands, portrayed by everybody from  ...

Beth Soll

Beth Soll and CompanyLament/Kvetch...and Romp!Cunningham Studio Theater, New YorkApril 18,19, 2009Photo: Erin BaianoThe human body can be markedly mundane or inconsequential in its expression, or it can tell us the truth about everything. I suppose that’s what keeps us  ...

culturevulture.net – review

San Francisco Opera September 7-28, 2007 Samson: Clifton Forbis (SF Opera Debut) Delilah: Olga Borodina Opera in three acts by Camille Saint-Saens Text by Ferdinand Lemaire Sung in French with English supertitles. http://www.sfopera.com/ Samson and Delilah has some strikes against  ...