In the time that you are attending college, there is going to be a wealth of resources available to you to learn from. Of course, with the rise of the internet and all of the information that you can find there, having a book to read seems old school. However, reading books is still fun... Read more →
Martin Ott mostly recently published Spectrum (C&R Press, 2016). He is the author of seven books and won the De Novo and Sandeen prizes for his first two poetry collections. His work has appeared in more than two hundred magazines and a dozen anthologies. ***** Sharks vs. Selfies This grudge match is eons in the making,... Read more →
Hello Cultural Weekly! I’m excited to share that good friends Beth and Bill Busbice have generously offered a matching grant this week! They will match whatever we raise up to $1500. So now is the time to give– your donation will be worth TWICE as much, really helping us cross the finish line for our fundraising campaign. Here’s... Read more →
Here’s an animal to meet while you still can! The vaquita (Spanish for “little cow”). The few vaquitas that are still alive reside in the northern part of the Gulf of California. They’re the smallest members of the dolphin and whale (cetacean) family. There’s about 30 of them left, so they’ll probably become extinct pretty soon. ... Read more →
About corners as “master figure” of encounter point experience. The word corner is often used in various expressions that refer to a constraining situation such as “to be cornered” and “painting oneself in a corner,” to an orienting location such “at the corner of this and that street,” or to a securing familiar location such... Read more →
There are few plays, including the other Shakespearean ones, that pose the challenges of King Lear. It’s not just the central role that requires monumental stamina and wide-ranging, seasoned talent. Other questions abound. Key among them: did Shakespeare write about a man who was beginning to lose his cognitive faculties with age? The answer is... Read more →
Last chance for Los Angeles Ballet’s three Balanchine masterworks in Westwood, Vannia Ibarguen explores motherhood in Santa Monica, Alfonso Cervera blends Mexican folklorico and modern dance in Lincoln Heights, and a modern dance legend Jose Limón’s company makes its Beverly Hills debut. 5. Dance at a theatre festival The world of a woman becoming a... Read more →
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Is it appropriate for a Broadway musical to address the staggering impact of the 2001 attacks on America? Come from Away, the new Canadian tuner, answers with a resounding yes. Husband and wife librettist-songwriters Irene Sankoff and David Hein have solved the problem of their super-heavy subject matter by focusing on a positive aspect of... Read more →
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