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.
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 […]
This book is stunningly beautiful! And it’s by my best friend Ann: Book Launch at Powerhouse Arena MONDAY, MARCH 03, 2014 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm THE POWERHOUSE ARENA 37 Main Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201 (Dumbo) Ann Peters reads from House Hold, followed by conversation with poet and memoirist Honor Moore. For more information, please […]
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 […]