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Theatre Alliance looks back with Sunset Boulevard

Growing old is a difficult truth that we all face. With a negative attitude, aging is coupled with the observation that our better days are behind us, and that the youth of today are rendering ...
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RIFFTRAX GIVES THE RIFF GIFT

For the last few years, “RiffTrax Live” has been giving the gift of laughter during the holiday season, presenting its big-screen “riffs” on such yuletide non-classics as the Mexican-made Santa Claus (1959) and the immortal ...
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The Pure Products of Political Theory Are Crazy

A Review of Folding the Red Into the Black: Developing a Viable Untopia for Human Survival in the 21st Century, by Walter Mosley O/R Books, 2016. $14.95 Walter Mosley is the much-loved author of 14 ...
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‘WHAT’ examines the personal side of the Black Lives Matter ...

New this week, Thursday through Sunday, is a very timely piece, especially considering today’s political climate. Bennett College’s Little Theatre’s production of WHAT examines the personal side of the Black Lives Matter movement. Written by ...
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Video Vault – Nov 9, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK NIGHTHAWKS (Shout! Factory): One of Sylvester Stallone’s many post-Rocky flops is actually one of his better movies – in which he gives one of his best ...
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Playbill: Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

Friday through Nov. 20, The Drama Center of City Arts presents the musical comedy, “I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” in the Stephen D. Hyers Theater in the Greensboro Cultural Center. The show, which ...
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Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of Dr. Strange

The Doctor is in *** The Marvel movie universe enjoys a fun and entertaining expansion with Doctor Strange, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch in the title role of a brilliant, idiosyncratic neurosurgeon desperate to regain his ...
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Quest for film

A few months back, a front-page article in the Sunday New York Times Arts & Leisure section about film preservation and restoration noted that the days of “garage finds” are fast coming to a close. ...
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Women of WWII celebrated in Veteran’s Day production

No icon better represents the power of women more than Rosie Riveter, proclaiming, “We can do it!” And this Veteran’s Day, The Touring Theatre of North Carolina screams “Yes, they did!” in its production about ...
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Video Vault – Nov 2, 2016

MARK BURGER’S VIDEO VAULT DVD PICK OF THE WEEK McCABE & MRS. MILLER (The Criterion Collection): Robert Altman’s 1971 Western, starring real-life couple Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, is truly a Western like no other ...