Our favorite cult comedy about robots in space riffing on cheesy movies recently celebrated its silver anniversary. That's right, it's been 25 years since Mystery Science Theater 3000 hit the airwaves, and this week, archivist label Shout Factory is releasing the 29th volume of episodes from the sho ... More >>
Show at Open Eye Figure Theater is a mixed bag
Dynamic dance piece wins over national Fringe audiences
Politico perfectly combines honesty, spontaneity, and heart
METALLICA @ OUTSIDE LANDS FESTIVAL | 8/11/12 The following is a dispatch from Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, from our sister paper, SF Weekly. Metallica, headlining Saturday night of the Outside Lands festival in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, proved just about as huge and satisfying ... More >>
via Instagram @centralalleySome people are mad at hair metal 'n' NBA critic Chuck Klosterman at the moment. This has to do with "The Pitfalls of Indie Fame," published yesterday on ESPN-offshoot commentary site Grantland regarding the Village Voice's Pazz & Jop 2011 album of the year, Tune-Ya ... More >>
Performing came early to J. Anthony Crane."I was definitely an expressive and neurotic child. The thing that seemed to calm me down was the year my Mom bought me a little puppet house and puppet stage," Crane says. "When I was five or six, I was crazy about this. I would put on shows, sendi ... More >>
Protesters decried big bonuses paid to Wells Fargo executivesAbout 40 protesters marched from Occupy MN's "People's Plaza" to the Wells Fargo center this morning to blast the bank. The protesters were accompanied by Michele Bachmann, John Kline and Erik Paulsen imitators, who stood behind th ... More >>
All productions contain a sense of crossing borders
Ralph Lemon at the Walker in September: a lonely roadI'm on the phone with Walker Art Center curator for performing arts Philip Bither; the topic is the 2010-11 season, and the man is clearly jazzed. "One of the major threads of this season is even further erosions between disciplinary lines," sa ... More >>
It's OK, you can come back to this when you're, um, a little less cloudy.
Hou Hsiao-hsien's trademark is his cinematic search for a Taiwanese identity
Skeleton Crew: The scary monsters in charge of Circus Berserkus: A Carnival of Spirits.