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  • Theater review: 'Neighbors' at the Matrix Theatre

     
    Just when you thought beer summits were so 2009, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ bracing satire “Neighbors,” now at the Matrix Theatre, turns up to mess with your lazy liberal self. Call it Stepford meets Stepin Fetchit: Richard (Derek Webster), an...
  • Orlando Fringe review: Trojan Women

     
    Reviewed by Kelly Fitzpatrick, Orlando Sentinel Serious is certainly not a word I would use to describe much of what the Fringe has to offer. But when you do find a production or two that strays from the normal path, it can be a welcome change from the...
  • Long Beach Opera ends 2010 in the black -- and unveils 2011 lineup that offers 'more of the unexpected'

     
    Long Beach Opera is ending its 2010 season with a double splash. The company, which is staging Ricky Ian Gordon's swimming pool-based "Orpheus and Euridice" this weekend, is also finishing in the black -- with a 35% increase in subscribers.......
  • A new cheatsheet for theater buffs

     
    So, you have a term paper on Euripides due tomorrow and you haven't even cracked "Medea," "The Trojan Women" or any other of the ancient Greek writer's tragedies. Or you're an actor who has an audition this week for a......
  • Briefly In Education

    District selects superintendent The Laguna Beach Unified School District Board of Education announced this week that, pending negotiations, it has selected Sherine Smith as the next superintendent of schools. The new superintendent's base salary will...
  • Greece's soothing hot springs

    Greece's soothing hot springs
    A fly landed on my nose, and I wanted to sneeze, but I didn't dare. Muscled masseur Manoli, who had just caked my face with a slime-ball of stinking sludge, warned me not to move a muscle if I wanted this sulfurous mud pack's miraculous properties to...
  • A Word, Please: Chicago changes its tune

    A Word, Please: Chicago changes its tune
    We learn about grammar, usage and spelling mostly by reading. That's our reference point every time we say that something "looks wrong." For example, the final S in "I'm going to the Thomases's house." When we see something like this, our eye sends an...
  • Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick

    Book review: 'The Information' by James Gleick
    The Information A History, a Theory, a Flood James Gleick Pantheon: 531 pp., $29.95 Partway through "The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood," James Gleick describes a technological innovation so transformative that it was heralded as "one of...
  • No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'

    No laughs but plenty of relevance in 'The Trojan Women'
    Now is the summer of our discontent. If you'd like a little theatrical relief from all that's ailing America's body politic, Anne Bogart and SITI Company are probably not your ticket. -------------------- FOR THE RECORD: Tragedian's name: The...
  • Theater: Garden of Delights

    Theater:  Garden of Delights
    On Connecticut stage this fall, we've got Greeks (The Oresteia, directed by Mitchell Polin at Trinity College Dec. 1-13) and Moderns (three world premieres this season at the Yale Repertory Theatre alone, starting with Amy Herzog's relationship drama...
  • The best book events, readings, signings and lectures around Connecticut

    The best book events, readings, signings and lectures around Connecticut
    Maybe you love words and literature and writing and books, but maybe you don't actually want to, you know, read a bunch. Here are some literary events where you can go soak up some writerly atmosphere and company. Like books on tape, only with people....