July 18, 2017

“Heisenberg” at the Taper

Annoying, pointless and utterly dated — Simon Stephens’ play Heisenberg perpetuates not only the myth of the ‘manic pixie dream girl’ but fails to question the
July 17, 2017

“War for the Planet of the Apes” — Clichéd Snorefest


WARNING: SPOILERS WITHIN FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO – MERCIFULLY – HAVEN’T SEEN THIS MOVIE YET.

Yes, I know I’ll probably be in the minority
July 14, 2017

BalletNOW™ – Glorya Kaufman Presents Dance at The Music Center


Promising to be a breathtaking presentation of some of the finest dancers from all over the world, BalletNOW™ is returning to The Music Center’s Dorothy Chandler Pavilion at
July 12, 2017

The Mad Russian and the Great Dane, Part Five: More About Erik

This is Part Five of a six-part series of reminiscences by Neal Weaver entitled The Mad Russian and the Great Dane, Tales of Rudolf Nureyev and Erik