Traffic cops, tourists, a policeman, families, bystanders, Fringe goers, Delta Sigma Theta sisters, and Borealis Theatre. This was the cast of performers who created Tickets to an Event spontaneously on Saturday at 7pm.
Archives for July 14, 2013
What does it feel like to be in New York City for the first time when you’re young, gay and from Iowa? An adrenaline rush. A sensory overload of sights, sounds and action. A constant stream of insights and new experiences. Oh, and an unforgettable introduction to Grindr.
It’s Fringe season, so when you tell folks at the tent you’re off to In Search of The Perfect G-String they’re to be forgiven for their assumption you’re headed to one of the several burlesque troupes competing for your Baldacchino-bucks. But smile knowingly, educated Fringe-goer, and explain that your destination is of a more gentle, […]
What was once a cautionary tale painting strong women as whores has been triumphantly transformed into a case study in the complex, turbulent, often vicious history of female power. 21 King, presented by True Wit Productions, explores the question of what it really means to be called a Jezebel.
The scene is set: a heavy rain pours and the black gauze of deception hovers over Detective Pimbley as he drowns his sorrow. Whiskey neat is his drink of choice, and Jim Beam’s the only friend he’s got. But, wait! A knock at the door! A case! A crime! A box of Crayolas!
Otherness. It can be frightening. We humans have a tendency, old as the lizardian mush portion of our brains, to congregate and socialize with those resembling ourselves, shunning outsider; this was a fundamental survival tool for keeping the tribe genetically intact and safe from would-be competition. Marsha is a play about a kind of extreme otherness […]
July 11, 2013 — Fringe gets the party started. Thursday night brought the summer’s eighth annual Capital Fringe Festival roaring to life, with over 30 productions opening on Thursday and scores more making premieres over the weekend.
Burlesque isn’t easy. Ever a brave art, Lola Rose’s The Burlesque of Broadway reminds repeat customers of the genre that burlesque is funny and celebratory, sure, but also polished and intelligent at its very best. It’s also a damn good time.
In October of 2011, the Occupy Movement found its way to Washington D.C., or more specifically, McPherson Square Park. While many of us passed the protest camp, filled with the revolution and outcry of the 99 percent, few of us had a firsthand look at the way these camps operated under the pressure of the […]
If you’re on the fence about online dating, OK Stupid’s Secret Math Lab might encourage you to shackle your laptop and keep your romantic exploits limited to the offline variety.