Posted inNews & Politics

Uptown, Downtown

To the editors: I would like to debate your Mr. Lazare on the comments he made concerning the pros and cons on the Uptown Theatre and the reasons he says that it can’t/shouldn’t be done [Culture Club, October 18]. While I myself do not claim to be an expert on the feasibility of restoring one […]

Posted inArts & Culture

Women’s Story

Peng Xiaolian’s aptly titled feminist feature from the People’s Republic of China (1988) follows the adventures of three peasant women who leave their oppressive village to sell wool in Beijing and a provincial city before returning to their ambiguous fates in the village. Peng sticks exclusively to the viewpoints of her three heroines, revealing herself […]