Once free for over 200 days, Kevin C. decided to spread the faith. He met informally several times with friends and convened the first official meeting of Lip Balm Anonymous in a meeting room in Mountain View, California. Several new members urged Kevin C. to make available the story of life without lip balm to the rest of the world.
Edmond Engel at Judy A. Saslow Gallery, through April 26 Deborah Maris Lader at InsideArt, through April 26 By Fred Camper The lines, splotches, and smears that make up the […]
“This is not a poem / It is a celebration of the road we have traveled,” wrote Nikki Giovanni, once a rebellious daughter of the Black Panther movement, now a […]
Former Borders employee Greg Popek Quit to spread the union’s message to other stores in the chain.
African Film Festival The third annual African Film Festival, presented by Columbia College’s Department of Film and Video, runs this weekend, Friday through Sunday, April 18 through 20, and next […]
Jan Erkert & Dancers at the Athenaeum Theatre, April 3-6 By Terry Brennan In the last few years Jan Erkert & Dancers has emerged as the city’s leading modern dance […]
PADDYWACK, Profiles Theatre. Despite some clunky exposition and a thematically appropriate but implausible conclusion, Profiles’ Chicago premiere of Daniel Magee’s one-act about bigots in a London boardinghouse rooting out a […]
Made between The Peddler and Marriage of the Blessed, this 1989 Iranian feature by the highly talented Mohsen Makhmalbaf, a filmmaker comparable in some ways to Martin Scorsese, follows the […]
Most of the fuss over the Halifax pop scene–Zumpano, Thrush Hermit, Jale, Eric’s Trip, Super Friendz–can be explained by how it stands in relief to the rest of Canada’s underpopulated […]
Winifred Haun and Dancers at Links Hall, April 4-6 By Joseph Houseal Movement for movement’s sake, if it exists at all, is a self-annihilating idea. Motion devoid of any intellectual, […]
When Terri Kapsalis was doing graduate work in performance studies at Northwestern, she found a way to combine academics with her part-time job. She worked as a gynecology teaching associate, […]
Dilemma at the Gary Marks Gallery, through April 26 By Mark Swartz At the beginning of the century, Asian art represented either a pathway for collectors interested in cultivating different […]
THE CHEESE 4/19, JACKHAMMER’S This New Jersey quartet began as a cover band called the No Future Club. The originals on its debut, Flip Your Lid (Curb), hit so close […]
Life in the Post-Ginsberg World
Mike Kandel – Freak Flag Flying