I review an art exhibit, at AmCon–and this exhibit closes at the end of December, so go soon! In the past several years photographers Claire Felicie and Lalage Snow have independently published pictures of soldiers taken before, during, and after their service in Afghanistan. It’s easy to project one’s own beliefs about the war, and [...]
Recently watched “Marked Woman,” an early Bette Davis/Humphrey Bogart flick in which Davis is a nightclub hostess who tries to go up against the toughest gangster in town after he kills her sister. Bogart is the crusading, by which I mean lecturing, DA. It’s actually a startlingly powerful film, largely because it takes everything about [...]
(and last, for this year.) Klimova and Pomonarenko do Dracula: Pechalat and Bourzat, does your mummy know you’re out? Shawn Sawyer is the Mad Hatter: and also in Beetlejuice: The rhythm has Allen Schramm’s soul!: More next year!
Some of my favorite programs for one of my favorite holidays. Oksana Baiul gets sensual, and sinister: Starring Jeffrey Buttle, as the Devil: Starring Robin Cousins, as the Devil: Grishuk and Platov scare the commentators: Yu-Na Kim at the midnight carnival: More tomorrow!
Before the storm hit, Ratty and I visited the Wadsworth Athenaeum, a really terrific art museum in Hartford, CT. The selection is great: Dali, Degas, Chagall, an unusual Munch landscape, a fun painting of “Gossiping Women” by none other than Goya, etc. There are little delights like a porphyry bathtub from ancient Rome, an ostrich [...]