Kristiana Rae Colón’s new play, inspired by the documentary Blackfish, tells the tragic story of an orca whale imprisoned at Sea World.
On Thursday, animal rights groups and the Fight for $15 made a colorful stand timed to coincide with the corporate behemoth’s annual shareholders’ meeting.
J.R. Jones on The Elephant in the Living Room, his number 7 movie of 2011.
A tasting of Indonesian cuisine, an interview with Moto chefs Homaro Cantu and Ben Roche, a lecture on the politics of foie gras, and more.
Eagle-eyed friend of the Food Chain Martha Bayne spotted an item in the New York Times last week about a curious resolution, introduced to a Chicago City Council committee, ostensibly to promote local green foods, community-supported agriculture, farmers’ markets, and community gardens. We can all get behind that, right? Maybe not.
This week in Omnivorous, I talk with Trib entertainment reporter Mark Caro about his book The Foie Gras Wars. During his research Caro visited some ten foie gras farms and interviewed activists, politicians, and chefs on all sides of the issue. He says he was constantly asked where he stood.
If the creationists don’t get ya, the animal-rights terrorists will.