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'Red Cliff': Epic War Story is a Visual Stunnernew

Romance of the Three Kingdoms is the Chinese national epic, an 800,000-word historical saga that has been well-entrenched in the Asian mindset since its creation in the 14th century. Hence, it’s not too surprising to find that expat Chinese director John Woo has been eager for a shot at the story for decades.
Weekly Alibi  |  Devin D. O’Leary  |  12-21-2009  |  Reviews

Half-Baked Record Nerd Oddities From Dennis Wilson and Droids Resurfacenew

In the late '70s, both these albums were wonders of displacement--either too far behind or ahead of the time to achieve much more than a ripple.
Baltimore City Paper  |  Brandon Soderberg  |  07-08-2008  |  Reviews

Finding Meaning in the Oldest Storynew

It’s a terrible struggle, becoming human, but this is exactly what Actors Scene Unseen attempts in a rejuvenation of one of the world’s oldest stories in “Gilgamesh: A Verse Play.” Pulitzer Prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa and former Executive Director of Inverse Theater Chad Garcia reinvent the ageless epic in an audio experience. The work of the two reminds contemporary listeners of the pains necessary in the search for meaning between man and the supernatural.
Metro Spirit  |  Jason Sumerau  |  04-27-2008  |  Fiction

Ghost Writer Returns to His Old Haunt: the Stagenew

Garland Jeffreys' last album, Wildlife Dictionary, was released only in Europe, but the 60-year-old singer-songwriter is performing on stage again, and Universal Records has agreed to put out his next disc.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  01-12-2005  |  Profiles & Interviews

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