Andrew Powdermaker and Todd Hissong thought they had a good thing going with their free staged readings at the Sulzer Library. Sulzer didn’t agree.
Dear editor, I have long respected the voice of the people that is expressed through your offices. Not every publication has achieved this status. My objection is toward the headline […]
The tenth annual International Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art brings 90-some dealers in ceramics, furniture, jewelry, and other three-dimensional media to Navy Pier’s Festival Hall, 600 E. Grand, […]
ROCK, POP, ETC. includes hip-hop, funk, reggae, zydeco, cabaret, contemporary R&B, and some international pop. DANCE includes techno, house, electronica, ambient, and disco. FOLK & COUNTRY includes bluegrass and traditional […]
Cuttings, Stage Left Theatre. As the first act of David Rush’s new play concludes, convicted child molester Paul is headed for southern Indiana driving a stolen car on an expired […]
Livin’ Lovin’ Losin’: Songs of the Louvin Brothers (Universal South) Ralph Stanley & the Clinch Mountain Boys at the Old Town School of Folk Music, October 5 Livin’ Lovin’ Losin’: […]
Tales from Mom’s Crypt 7: The Thing Beneath Tiff’s Chins, Corn Productions, at the Cornservatory. The latest installment of this annual campy creepfest is lewd, crude, and rude–and if that’s […]
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In 1963, as part of a program to “rescue” Native American children from their own families, the government took John Dall from his mother and sent him off to a string of foster homes. Decades later his tribe came looking for him.
Norwegian sound artist Lasse Marhaug got his start in the mid-90s as part of the international noise underground, releasing dozens of hard-to-find cassettes produced with effects pedals and cheap tape […]
“I love basketball,” says artist Omar Vera. “I got to the point where I couldn’t play enough. I couldn’t get out on the court enough and at a certain point […]
Lead Story In September an LA Weekly writer spent several days at Disneyland with Benji Breitbart, Doug Marsh, and other “Disneyana enthusiasts,” all of whom visit the park five or […]
Unable to repay money he’s borrowed for a divorce, a young Iranian (Faramarz Gharibian) stows away in the back of a van driven by a taciturn snake hunter (Yousef Khodaparast […]
Milk It! Collected Musings on the Alternative Rock Explosion of the 90’s by Jim DeRogatis (Da Capo) To Jim—Now It’s Your Turn. Best, Lester This brief inscription, scrawled across the inside […]
Veritas, My Naked Friends, at ImprovOlympic. Director Jimmy Carrane seems to have instilled an appreciation of Sanford Meisner’s acting techniques in this young ensemble: Veritas gels during the opening scene […]