July 3, 2015

“A Kingdom of Images: French Prints in the Age of Louis XIV, 1660-1715” at the Getty Museum – Los Angeles art exhibition review

Louis XIV, known as Louis the Great (Louis le Grand) or the Sun King (le Roi-Soleil), was a monarch of the House of Bourbon who
July 2, 2015

Ancient cave paintings in Ardeche – The Pont d’Arc Cavern – Art and travel review

Art lovers and archeologists gasped when news spread of cave drawings discovered in the Ardeche region of southeast France in December 1994. Painted before the ice
July 1, 2015

“Mary Poppins” at the Woodlawn – San Antonio theater review

The Deco District’s flagship theater takes on a Broadway behemoth, and the result is practically perfect in every way.
In the early 2000s, when Disney started
June 30, 2015

“Bad Jews” at the Geffen Playhouse – Los Angeles theater review

It’s disconcerting to begin watching a one-act play billed as a comedy (per the press release) only to discover it’s not at all funny. Dark, yes,