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Kiss of death and a swimming pool
Thursday, November 22, 2012 at 3:30 a.m. by Catherine Wagley
Sota means "wayward wife" and the Sota ritual, vaguely alluded to in Hebrew scripture, was meant to prove a wife had strayed. A high priest would give the accused woman a drink of bitter water. If guilty, she would bloat and die. In...
Five Artsy Things to Do This Week, From Cruise Ship Music to an Excommunication
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 at 6 a.m. by Catherine Wagley
This week, a composer recounts his residency aboard a cruise ship, two video projects re-create haunting religious rituals and an artist-turned-wedding planner promotes her new book. 5. Performance art wedding revisited In preparati...
Posing Beauty in African American Culture
Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 4:30 a.m. by Siran Babayan
Photographs, film and video that explore representations of "African and African American beauty" organized into three sections. Tuesdays-Saturdays. Starts: Sept. 7. Continues through Dec. 3, 2011...