Day: December 6, 2017

On Dante

I used to have a poster of Andy Warhol’s Double Elvis in my bedroom as a teenager. I did, of course, have other posters that were less sophisticated – Tom Carrol surfing, Tony Hawke skating – but Warhol, or Elvis, had pride of place above my bed. In the poster, Elvis stands legs akimbo, a …

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Conversation with Imani Tolliver

This is an excerpt from The Los Angeles Review of Books (LARB) interview between Janice Rhoshalle Littlejohn and Imani Tolliver. Read here in its entirety. [alert type=alert-white ]Please consider making a tax-deductible donation now so we can keep publishing strong creative voices.[/alert] *** JANICE RHOSHALLE LITTLEJOHN: Some of the pieces in this collection were previously published, …

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Uma Thurman Stars in Limp Political Play on Broadway

It seemed like the perfect set-up. A political comedy-drama written by the creator of Netflix’s House of Cards starring the elegant Oscar nominee Uma Thurman in her Broadway debut. That’s why it’s a pity that The Parisian Woman, the first major Broadway show to tackle the Trump administration, is such contrived claptrap. Listed in the …

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Dancers Duking It Out

Experimental dance downtown, two dancers duke it out in Santa Monica, dance explained in Sylmar, the three top Nuts in town plus more SoCal dance this week. 5.  Cutting an edge This edition of the quarterly REDCAT Studio includes movement and dance from Shaina Lynn Simmons/Afro Futuro, Physical Plastic, Gary Reagan + Genna Moroni and more. REDCAT, 631 …

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