V.21 No.29 | 7/19/2012
Rose Provan Performance Review Mix, Match and Meander Desert Rose’s Durang series struggles to pin down a prickly playwright There are certain playwrights whose brilliance is transcendent. When it comes to staging one of their plays, the selection, venue or even language doesn’t matter. Factors like the director, artistry of the set design or budget size—these may change or even heighten the experience, but no matter the circumstances, the power of the play will shine through. Christopher Durang is not one of these playwrights. Image via Pixabay Comm Dragon Lights Albuquerque Tuesday, Oct 16: 11am Expo New Mexico
Formerly known as the Chinese Lantern Festival, see the all new larger-than-life, fully-illuminated lanterns, Chinese cultural performances and special handicrafts.
Courtesy of the artist Art 64 Hexagrams Tuesday, Oct 16: 6-9pm Tortuga Gallery
Inspired by the 64 hexagrams from the 2,000-year-old Chinese I Ching, they combine trigrams related to heaven, earth, thunder, water, mountain, wind and fire. Runs through 10/27.
Wellness The Hidden Gift in Disorientation Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-9pm Academy for the Love of Learning
Through interactive dialogue discover how learning can lead not merely to the accumulation of knowledge and skill, but also to transformation and expression of innate gifts and unique qualities.
Film Wild Nights with Emily Tuesday, Oct 16: 6:30-8pm Guild Cinema
Long considered a reclusive spinster in the annals of literary history, Madeleine Olnek’s film provides a refreshing take on the life of author and poet Emily Dickinson.
Film Riot Tuesday, Oct 16: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
An eye-opening and thrilling dramatization of historic events based largely on the true-life experiences of political provocateur Lance Gowland.
Film The Cakemaker Wednesday, Oct 17: 8:45-10:15pm Guild Cinema
Ofir Raul Graizer’s tender debut about Thomas, an acclaimed baker, finding himself enchanted by traveling salesman, Oren, who takes his coffee at Thomas’ bakery with increasing frequency.
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