In the Head of Winter
Vortex cures a case of bipolar Shakespeare
Shakespeare’s Winter’s Tale is a fascinating yet problematic play. But director Paul Ford boldly tackles its challenges in The Vortex’s final installment of Will Power, the theater’s annual summer Shakespeare festival.
Calls From the Pen
Media Literacy Project’s one-night extravaganza keeps the line open for inmates
Rusita Avila says she knows a simple way to keep people out of prison: Let them talk on the phone. This is one of the issues Avila and her organization hope to bring attention to on Saturday, Aug. 4, with a parade, theatrical performances, film, live music and poetry.
A Poet's Picnic
Over 100 local poets come together for a day of spoken word poetry. Enjoy Bébé La La, calligraphy exhibit, demonstrations and workshops and book sales by local presses.