Alibi Volume 22, Number 28
July 11, 2013
Shuttle driver deems same-sex hand-holding “inappropriate”
Matrimonal drama shows off the traditions if not the inner turmoil of ultra-Orthodox Jews
First-time writer-director Rama Burshtein’s moody matrimonial drama Fill the Void takes us into a religious and cultural world so insulated few outside its influence would even recognize it. Shot in Israel among the Haredim (the most conservative of Hasidic Jewish sects), it is a foreign film in every sense of the word.
“Under the Dome” on CBS
Erika Wennerstrom on writing, the desert and spirit animals
Tattoo Fiesta lures big names in ink to Duke City
Women win at International Folk Art Market
It isn’t, and that’s just fine
ARIES (March 21-April 19): The Space Needle is a tourist attraction in Seattle. It's taller than the Washington Monument but shorter than the Eiffel Tower. Near the top of the structure is a circular restaurant that rotates slowly, making one complete turn every 47 minutes. The motor that moves this 125-ton mass is small: only 1.5 horsepower. In the coming days, Aries, I foresee you having a metaphorically similar ability. You will be able to wield a great deal of force with a seemingly small and compact "engine."