A BriefBut QuirkyHistoryof theArts
TheatreMichael BettencourtThe Nature of Human NatureI wish my fellow playwrights would expand their thinking about what constitutes the human nature structuring both their characters and the narrative demands of the plays they are writing.
PerceptionsArthur MeiselmanThe Loss of Silence/Eat... and Be HappyThis, then, is the holiday season that closes the first decade of the 21st century. It is also the 100th anniversary of one of the most glorious years in Western history, 1910—a year of exciting promise, breathtaking art, panoramic smiles. 2010 is not like that.
TheatreNathan ThomasBy the NumbersMore than 42 million tickets were sold to people to see professional theatre of some kind in the 2008-09 season. That's a few tickets. That's more tickets than people bought to see professional basketball and football combined.
HistoryLes MarcottThe Things You Leave BehindYour eyes are drawn to toys along the curb – most in usable condition. Clothes piled into garbage bags – most still in fashion. Lawn chairs still in place. Then your attention is turned toward the house and a front door that is wide open.
MediaClaudine JonesFingers & ToesIt's pervasive, legendary & viral. The internet seems to be the first resource—'why don't you just google it?'—for a quick education. So naturally, when I was thinking about doing a piece on Glenn Close vs Meryl Streep, I knew I hadda make my choice: old school or IMDB
FILM (Reviews)The Ruling ClassThe Social NetworkandInside JobMiles David Moore
OPERAThe RING MachineWagner's Rheingoldat the MetRenate Stendhal
PERFORMANCE ARTDelusionLaurie Anderson in performanceKarren Alenier
ARTS OF THAILANDThe Artistic Spirit of ElephantsJakraphan Chaijit - Elephants in Art and Art in ElephantsJanine Yasovantคลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย
BOOKSSteiny Road to Operadom19th Century AmericanWriters on WritingHow they inform the work of Gertrude Stein and current day writers. Karren Alenier
CINEMALa Femme La Mujer La DonnaAdventures in Roma: Take 2I was in Rome last month, attending the International Rome Film Festival, and five days into the festivities I took a quick dive down a set of smooth marble stairs. Lia Beachy
PLEASURESLife Among the Heffalumps10 Things to Do Before You Dieor During the HolidaysIt's that time again. Angels get their wings, sugar plum fairies danceand you slink under the tableKathi Wolfe
COMICSOld HippyMethuselah Jones RisesElliot Feldman
COMICSOld Hippy...and Not!Elliot Feldman
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