The ghosts of birds that have crashed into windows. A mother and child at a tattoo parlor. Words. Violence. Religion.
The truth rises up at this year's Arizona International Film Festival. Nearly 50 percent of the feature-length films are documentaries, and one-third of all the 100 films are documentaries.
From the south, Citizens Warehouse looks so desolate. So, well, dull. Pass the massive two-story poured-concrete building on West Sixth Street along the railroad tracks and you'll see a hulking structure with few windows and spotty paint.
" 'Ghosts' contains the future," Henrik Ibsen once said of his
play. That was back in the late 1800s. He was right then, and still
Eugene O'Neill. Arthur Miller. Tennessee Williams.
Great American playwrights all. The names are often spoken in
almost a hush they are so revered.
Add to that list August Wilson.
Arizona Rose Theatre is takin' it to the park. • The family-run
theater company has spent all of its 24 years performing original
musicals in enclosed theater spaces. • "We wanted to try something
new," said Rose's managing director, Brandon Howell. "We knew
Shakespeare in the Park had been …
PHOENIX — The three "Desert Wildflowers Towers" (right) are the
first to stop you.
The sensation of the 2003 New York International Fringe Festival
was a dark chamber opera called "Lost," a reworking of the Hansel
and Gretel story. • But University High School graduate Jessica
Grace Wing, who wrote the haunting music, never got to see it; she
died of colon cancer three wee…
The Walt Disney Channel Worldwide was not prepared for the
MESA — Cheech Marin has played a stoner and been half of the
Cheech and Chong comedy team, an actor and musician.
athleen Turner was a college student when she first realized she
had to play the role of Martha in Edward Albee's "Who's
Afraid of Virginia Woolf."
These are not your mother's Broadway shows. The bright lights of
Broadway aren't nearly as bright as they are on the Las Vegas
Strip. Don't expect to find "Death of a Salesman" here. Musicals
are the moneymakers on the theater stages. You can drink while
watching a show — though gambling is …
● The Center for Creative Photography's Permanent Collection
Exhibition and "Cake Hat Pillow," a solo show of works by Jo Ann
Callis, run through Nov. 28 at the CCP, in the University of
Arizona Fine Arts Complex, North Park Avenue and East Speedway.
Selections from the collection are still …