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  • 7Days: 8/25 - 8/31

    7Days:  8/25 - 8/31
    Thursday, August 25 FREAKS AND GREEKS If any country is America's brethren, it's Greece. It also went from being a trailblazer in the field of democracy and the center of global culture and commerce to a humiliated deadbeat nation. (It took Greece...
  • 'A Streetcar Named Desire' at the Historic New Orleans Collection

    'A Streetcar Named Desire' at the Historic New Orleans Collection
    Tennessee Williams is New Orleans' most popular playwright, and his most popular play is probably 'A Streetcar Named Desire'. The Historic New Orleans Collection recently showed an exhibit featuring this play set on the streets of the French Quarter,...
  • Award-winning director Sidney Lumet dies

    Award-winning director Sidney Lumet dies
    Sidney Lumet, the award-winning director of such acclaimed films as "Network," "Serpico," "Dog Day Afternoon" and "12 Angry Men," has died. He was 86. Lumet's death was confirmed Saturday by Marc Kusnetz, who is the husband of Lumet's stepdaughter,...
  • 'Mile Marker Zero': A literary look back at Key West's high times

    'Mile Marker Zero': A literary look back at Key West's high times
    Suddenly, I have a hankering to hoist a beer at Capt. Tony's, on that barstool with Bob Dylan's name painted on it, looking out the door at the free-spirited lifestyle of Key West. Yeah, the scene on Duval Street isn't the anarchistic scene that it was...
  • Brother and sister at center of an intimate 'Glass Menagerie'

    Brother and sister at center of an intimate 'Glass Menagerie'
    “You know it don’t take much intelligence to get yourself into a nailed-up coffin, Laura. But who in hell ever got himself out of one without removing one nail?” asks sozzled Tom Wingfield of his pathologically shy sister. But the answer...
  • On Theater: Golden West announces lineup for 2011-12

    Local theater groups have recently announced their schedules of productions for the 2010-11 season, but one forward-thinking organization already has its to-do list nailed down for 2011-12. That would be Golden West College, whose longtime director,...
  • With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West

    With so much to do, it's good that time moves slowly in Key West
    Time somehow moves more slowly in Key West. It all starts with the final approach. Heading south from the congested traffic and urban sprawl of Miami, the speed limit is a leisurely 45 mph on U.S. Highway 1 from Florida City, where mainland Florida...
  • Theatre arts department performs at festival

    The Glendale Community College Theatre Arts Department earned an invite from the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, Region VIII, to re-stage a scene from the college’s spring 2010 production of “Little Shop of Horrors”...
  • A Tribute to Tenneessee Williams

    A Tribute to Tenneessee Williams
    Tennessee Williams is one of the most well-known playrights in American history and New Orleans had a big influence on his career. An exhibit at the Historic New Orleans Collection shows the link between some of Williams' most famous stories and the city...
  • "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard

    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" by Martin Stannard
    "Muriel Spark: The Biography" By Martin Stannard W.W. Norton. 656 pages. $35 By nearly any measure Muriel Spark was a major 20th-century writer -- of longer fiction (twenty two novels); short fiction (sixty+ stories, published and republished in six...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: Key West, Fla.
    Key West, Florida's "Last Key" is a popular port of call on Western Caribbean cruise itineraries. Located closer to Cuba than to Miami, the island is a laid-back tropical oasis that has attracted the likes of Harry Truman, Ernest Hemingway, and...
  • Capitalism through the Trap Door in 'Dying Out'; fine acting in 'Orpheus'

    Capitalism through the Trap Door in 'Dying Out'; fine acting in 'Orpheus'
    "They Are Dying Out" If Don Draper had been created by Eugene Ionesco, one imagines the result would be quite similar to Peter Handke's "They Are Dying Out," as filtered through the intriguing aesthetics of director Max Truax. Seldom produced since...