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V.23 No.32 | 8/7/2014
“Cat, Rabbit, Owl” by Jim Kopp at Mariposa Gallery

Art Review

Galleries Get It Up

Flights of fancy

Anthropomorphic animals, archetypal trash, Plexiglas forests and cactus maps—it’s all on display at your friendly local gallery.
V.23 No.24 | 6/12/2014

Book Review

Reel People, Real Lives

The New Biographical Dictionary of Film (Sixth Edition)

Movie nerds, the sixth edition of David Thomson’s seminal biographical dictionary will give you plenty to chew on and argue over.
V.23 No.20 | 5/15/2014
Shining lives from left to right: actors Katie Becker Colòn, Amelia Ampuero and Wendy Scott
Rick Galli

Arts Theater Preview

Radiant Dreams

These Shining Lives, by award-winning playwright Melanie Marlich, tells the story of women employed to apply radioactive paint to watch dials in 1920s Chicago.
V.23 No.15 | 4/10/2014
“Environmental Impact Team Beta”
Sculptures by Andrew Bell

Gallery Review

Creatures Featured

The new show’s acrylic-on-resin sculptures tell the story of an ominous factory in a world short on resources and long on corporate greed and toxic waste.
V.23 No.1 | 1/2/2014

Year in Review

The Very Best Thing

2013 was a great year for artistic freedom in the Duke City.
V.22 No.51 | 12/19/2013
“They All Float Down Here” by Santi Rivera

Arts Feature

Maximum King

Downtown gallery brings the ho-ho-horror

The Creepshow: A Tribute to Stephen King is the twisted brainchild of three artists, and it offers a chance to delight in all kinds of nightmarish images.
V.22 No.48 | 11/28/2013

Book Review

Deviant is the Norm

Perv: The Sexual Deviant in All of Us

What’s sick, and what’s just human?