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Mlife Sentence

Mlife Sentence, Circuit Court Jester, at ImprovOlympic. The six actors in this sketch-comedy show, directed by Peter Gwinn, are consistently entertaining but seldom outright hilarious. Writer-performers Michael Bertrando, Brendan Dowling, Dina Facklis, Brian Golinvaux, Megan Grano, and John Stoops all demonstrate versatility and sound comic timing. In one of the best scenes, Grano and Bertrando […]

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5 FRIDAY Nowadays “courtesan” is just a fancy way of saying “hooker,” but centuries ago it referred to a prostitute distinguished by her beauty, refinement, and artistry. This weekend’s conference on The Courtesan’s Arts brings together historians, anthropologists, musicologists, and others to examine courtesan cultures such as those that thrived in ancient Greece, precolonial India, […]