Wired reports that the entire This American Life episode which featured an excerpt from Mike Daisey’s monologue, The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs about working conditions inside the Foxconn factory, has been retracted because Daisey “partially fabricated” details of his visit to the Chinese factory.
Archives for March 16, 2012
The Katona Jozsef Theatre‘s production of Gypsies isn’t to be confused with Gypsy, the 70’s Broadway hit, but there may have been a few people in the audience expecting a rowdy musical with a brassy female lead. The opening number certainly supports that idea. There’s a little singing, (albeit without instruments), a little dancing, and […]
Last May, when The 3 Rascals (A3Vidos) performed their rioplatense cafe concert for Teatro de la Luna, the moon was at its brightest in twenty years. Comedian Petru Valenski was an unforgettable member of that trio. He has returned, accompanied, again, by an astronomical event. Look up into the sky tonight and you’ll find Venus and Jupiter […]
There is something mesmerizing about hand puppets for young audiences. The real world is shrunk, made manageable, and essentially emptied out of grown ups. These puppets’ soft, squidgy forms are so simple yet malleable that they are immediately accessible.