We are all just creatures here — you, me, and the art in Tell Me A Story at Villa Terrace Decorative Arts Museum.
Former artistic director Bill Theisen is back at the Skylight, and boy, does he have a story to tell.
The creator of Fox’s prime-time soap Empire said he wants to “blow the lid off homophobia” in the African-American community with a depiction of the show’s lead character’s hostile relationship with his gay son.
Mark Zuckerberg has made his next book club pick, a release he considers especially timely after the recent terrorist attacks in Paris.
The Facebook CEO announced earlier this week he would take on Steven Pinker’s “The Better Angels of Our Nature,” a widely discussed and occasionally criticized 2011 book that contends violence has decreased in modern times and the world has become more humane. Zuckerberg posted the news on his Facebook page and on a community page he set up for his club, A Year of Books.
When Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street opened on Broadway in 1979, its murderous themes caught the attention of audiences and critics alike and helped them sharpen their appreciation for less cheery musicals.
A young Bob Dylan, passing through Madison in the late 1960s, is rumored to have said that the best things about Wisconsin’s capital city were its pizza and its Quaaludes.
There’s a funny contrast at the heart of Good People. Its heroine is Margie, a South Boston mother working paycheck to paycheck who runs out of paychecks. She earns our sympathy almost immediately, with a can-do spirit and relentless drive. But most of us in the audience aren’t Margies.
Stevie Wonder is on board for an NBC miniseries set against the 19th-century Underground Railroad that helped escaped slaves find freedom.
Wonder, who will serve as executive producer for the project, also may be involved in a musical adaptation of the miniseries that is aimed at Broadway, NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt said.
‘In the Realm of Innocents: An Exhibition of Mysticism and Lore’
Walkers Point Center for the Arts, 839 S. Fifth St.
Through archival footage and interviews with her family, closest confidants and collaborators, Nina Simone comes to life again — still enigmatic but more easily understood — in the new documentary "What Happened, Miss Simone?" which premiered Thursday night at the Sundance Film Festival.
A classically trained pianist, accidental singer, passionate activist and often-lost soul, Nina Simone's many facets are illuminated in the film by director Liz Garbus, whose first film played at Sundance 16 years ago.
Call it the tender trend. Sous vide cooking, once strictly the province of professionals, is spreading to home kitchens as cheaper equipment puts the once avant-garde technique within reach.
Sous vide, which means “under vacuum” in French, is a so-called modernist method of cooking in which food is sealed in plastic bags (often vacuum sealed, though that’s not mandatory) and submerged in hot (but not boiling) water for long, slow cooking. The result is juicer food because no moisture is lost and cooking temperatures can be maintained within tenths of a degree.