Aug 17, 2022

Kyra Gordon: Exploring the heart and soul of a showgirl

Kyra Gordon is back on the road and loving it. After being at home, unable to perform for two years, she’s excited to be playing in front of live audiences. She’s currently taking her one-woman show on...
Aug 17, 2022

Odd Man Out: ‘Free Chol Soo Lee’ is a portrait of inequality, racism and...

If it’s accurate to suggest that the chief business of most mainstream narrative movies is to provide happy endings and that documentaries own the license to make an audience agitated, worried or depressed, then the documentary Free...
Aug 17, 2022

Rock of Ages: Def Leppard perseveres with a touch of glam on 12th studio...

The pandemic may have caused an existential pause button to be pressed, but for Def Leppard, it meant a creative rejuvenation that yielded Diamond Star Halos, the band’s 12th studio album and its first since 2015’s self-titled...
Aug 3, 2022

Almost Grown: Coming of age is no picnic in Lena Dunham’s ‘Sharp Stick’

Let’s talk about Lena Dunham. Tiny Furniture (2010)---which she wrote, directed and starred in—set the bar for ultra-indie explorations of the lives of women,...
A handful of California cities and counties would operate supervised injection sites if Gov. Gavin Newsom signs the legislation. The details of how the centers operate...
Angie Lin and Chef Tony Tung established their pop-up bona fides as Good to Eat Dumplings. For the past few years, they were a weekend fixture...
A goddess’s birth can be a long process—but her emergence is glorious. Director/creator Saheem Ali, playwright Jocelyn Bioh and composer Michael Thurber have been midwifing the world-premiere...
Feelings Parade, the Morgan Bolender-and-Scott Ferreter duo, worked on their debut album, Let It Move You, for 18 months. During that time, they lost their home...
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