History is a curious thing, full of drama, intrigue, plot twists, misadventures. Howard "Stretch" Johnson's memoir is similarly curious.
L.A. Opera has launched "a city-wide celebration of the revolutionary spirit of Beaumarchais' "Figaro."
There's no shortage of creativity out there. It's simply a matter of whether it's being repressed. And it is - in the interest of profit. Another effect of capitalism.
The "Afonya" story remains relatable and enjoyable today as well as being an interesting glimpse into the ups and downs of the Soviet experiment.
The Korean people suffered mightily under the cruel occupation of imperialist Japan. That sad reality is brought to life in this well constructed war picture.
The word "depression" indicates a downturn, and can refer to psychological or economic dimensions.
Stuart Scott, acclaimed ESPN sports broadcaster and journalist, who captured the hearts of millions of sports fans, died yesterday at the age of 49 of cancer.
Two great events of transcendent cultural significance are taking place at or across the street from Lincoln Center in Midtown Manhattan.
Most of the reviews call "Nightcrawler" a gorefest, made-for-Halloween, shocker. But there's a lot more to it.
Scott Carter's "The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord" can "talk the legs off of a Japanese table."