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“The Overgrowth” by Bruce Lowney

Gallery Review

Quest for the Sublime

Forty years of Bruce Lowney

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A four-decade retrospective on display at Exhibit/208 shows Bruce Lowney’s range as a master of the tri-tone lithograph. Collected Works charts his evolution as a printer and visual poet, while making space for his equally impressive large-scale oil works.

Left to Right: Rebecca Turiciano, Aleah Waldron, Joey Côté, Leonard Hughes and Lisette Herrera. Foreground: Michael Finnegan.
Courtesy of Landmark Musicals

Performance Review

How to Succeed in Musicals

Landmark means business

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First, find yourself a job in the mailroom of a large corporation, one big enough to ensure that no one really knows who you are or what you do. Then launch yourself out of that mailroom with a special blend of hard work, feigned humility and verbal dexterity. Pick up a few skills along the way, like knitting and chanting the fight song for your boss’ alma mater. Don’t forget to stay out of romantic entanglements, even when you’re in love. (Or especially when you’re in love.) Follow these simple rules and you’ll be sitting behind a desk bigger than your bathroom in no time.


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Art News

Rebirth

Established gallery gets a new game plan

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Hidden in a nondescript cove on Fourth Street between Central and Gold, the space formerly known as 105 Art Gallery is reopening as Downtown Contemporary. Mixing old and new, this embodiment of the gallery is refreshing its motives and crafting a high-caliber debut with the upcoming concept show ca-thar-sis. Louie Va, who joined 105 directors Stacy Hawkinson and Val Hollingsworth, is heading up producing.


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Culture Shock

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Streetcar Redux

It’s not often that an actor gets to play a legendary leading role like Stanley Kowalski from A Streetcar Named Desire. Matt Andrade gets to do it twice—and with the same director, no less. Salomé Martinez directed Andrade more than a decade ago, and they’re teaming up again for Teatro Nuevo México’s production of Streetcar at the National Hispanic Cultural Center (1701 Fourth Street SW), Sept. 29 and 30, and Oct. 1 and 2.


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Twenty Years of Rent

RENT: 20th Anniversary Tour

By Alisa Valdes
A re-imagining of Puccini’s La BohèmeRENT follows an unforgettable year in the lives of seven artists struggling to follow their dreams without selling out.
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No Sex For You

Lysistrata: A Woman's Perspective

By Alisa Valdes
This is the story of women standing up to powerful men for what they believe in and taking control of a situation that is simply unacceptable.
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Image courtesy of Bidewell Photography

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The More Miraculous the Berry …

Miraculum: Felicia Davis Concepts

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Runs through 02/28/19.
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Image by Kyle Froman

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The Sheer Magnitude of Movement

Ailey II

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Under the artistic direction of Troy Powell, this critically-acclaimed company translates their strength and agility into powerful performances.
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