Showing Up is gentle comedy/drama co-written and directed by Kelly Reichardt. The film, her fourth collaboration with Michelle Williams, follows an artist for a few days as she prepares and finishes work for a small exhibition of her sculptures.
Nationwide, 51% of dairy workers are immigrants. Congrats to Jim Cricchi and Susan Peters for the much-warranted success of their recent short film “Los Lecheros.” You can now watch the twenty-one minute film online, thanks to the Atlantic, as part of “The Atlantic Selects.” The film is currently (August 2018) screening as part of […]
Two brothers kill each other. Authorities — afraid of losing power, influenced by familial disagreements — determine that one brother is worth mourning and the other is not. Everyone tries to do the right thing and society is ripped apart, a family destroyed. The recent Poseidon Theatre Company presentation of Antigone (my pal Aaron Salazar […]
My dear and talented friend Mary Wehner continues to create beautiful art in so many ways. I came across her blog the other night, simple and intelligent. This post consists solely of two lovely photos of altered churches: http://marywehner.blogspot.com/2015/10/altered-churches.html And in this blog post from last year at this time Mary collected a few poems […]
Come join us on Friday night at the Big Apple Film Festival for the premiere of three animated shorts exploring Rabbit’s mysterious journey. What do you think it means? Follow Rabbit in his enigmatic and moving quest for answers. And meet my buddy Don! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. More About […]
Bravo to Lauren LoPrete, creator of this mashup tumblr combining the images and art of Charles Schulz’ Peanuts series with the lyrics of Morrissey, Johnny Marr, and The Smiths. I find This Charming Charlie incredibly powerful, perhaps because they combine the art with which I most strongly identified in the first and second decades (roughly) […]
The Visit by Buku Sarkar My tennis buddy Buku has recently published a lovely long short story The Visit in the literary magazine n+1 . Her stories are even more beautiful than her tennis game. n+1 is a print magazine of politics, literature, and culture published three times yearly. Issues are available by subscription. The website is updated with […]