Arts & Entertainment


Human interest stories shine at Full Frame film festival

Full Frame offers a full plate of, shall we say, heavy fare: Very serious issues not ordinarily treated with a light touch. 


China is near: Reds versus rednecks in “Occupation”

In this play, in the not-too-distant future an indebted USA sells Florida to the People's Republic of China.


“The Americans”: Set in the 80s but relevant to our time

We receive another miniature course in spycraft from Philip and Elizabeth Jennings.


The Americans: "One Day in the Life of Anton Baklanov"

"As we near the end of the season, many of the pieces that have been laid out are coming together."


“The Americans”: Considering evil and electric sheep

This episode largely concerns the secrets that women so often carry, some of them to the grave.


Love and Mozart conquer all: "The Marriage of Figaro"

The overture to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's 1786 masterpiece "The Marriage of Figaro" is among the most popular in opera.


"The Americans": episode explores what-if bomb scenario

Philip and Elizabeth thwart the bombing of an American university, yet they're unlikely to receive a medal for their actions.


Monkey biz: "Trevor" on stage

Circle X Theatre Co.'s production of Trevor is a true gem that makes venturing forth to L.A.'s live stages a rewarding endeavor well worth the effort.


The original working class hero: Figaro, Figaro, "Figaro"!

This noisy production of Figaro is playwright Charles Morey's freewheeling adaptation of the 1786 "The Marriage of Figaro."


"The Americans": interesting story arc on "Walter Taffet"

In this episode, Martha's world begins to fall apart, both on a professional and personal level.

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