This week's to-do list of movies to see around town includes 'nam, wax and bowling. Check them out:
Thursday, July 26
7. Di di mau! The Deer Hunter, not just the best Vietnam movie but one of the best movies period, plays the Aero at 7:30.
6. Two free sneak previews courtesy of Cinefamily: Sundan ... More >>
The Hollywood Fringe Festival continues through August in an extended program, The Best of Hollywood Fringe, sponsored by a trio local theaters: Actors Circle Theatre, Artworks, Theatre Asylum and Lab. For shows you may have missed in June, see the complete schedule following New Theater Reviews aft ... More >>
Dan O'ConnorRyan Smith in Chekhov UnscriptedIn 1999, after 11 years of wringing laughs from willing audiences through competitive comedy and newfangled styles of longform improvisation, Impro Theater devised a upstart project called Shakespeare Unscripted that would turn into an enormously su ... More >>
Nicole CamposCasey Weldon, "Twilight Zone Vs. Twilight" (triptych)It's timely that, four days shy of national Geek Pride day and two short of the finale of one of the most anticipated genre TV series of the decade, Gallery 1988 would dedicate its latest art-as-pop-homage exhibition to The Twi ... More >>
M.I.A. has a new video out and it's being pushed as this week's Erykah Badu-type scandal. The video for "Born Free" is streaming as the front page of M.I.A.'s official website, the same strategy Badu used with her naked-JFK-assassination stunt a few weeks ago.
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Although many Pillsbury Bake-Off cookbooks have been published during the years, it's the 1959 book that is the classic, assembling the best 1000 winning recipes in the Best of the Bake-Off Collection. The book, which Wiley is reissuing in a facsimile of the original edition on its 60th anniversary, ... More >>
Think of Jill Tracy's music as the soundtrack for Union Station filmed in black and white during the eerie build-up to a startlingly romantic plot twist. Describing her sound as "the elegant side of the netherworld," Tracy has a voice that prompts images of spirits haunting art deco hallways ... More >>