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Film Review: “The People’s Joker” — Intellectual Clown Property

April 15, 2024
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Whatever else 2024 has in store for queer filmmakers and audiences, there’s likely to be nothing else that’ll put a smile on your face quite like “The People’s Joker.”

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Television Review: “Heartbreak High,” Season Two — A Distinct Letdown

April 12, 2024
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The Aussie teen soap falls victim to the dreaded sophomore slump.

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Theater Interview/Preview: Dan O’Brien — The Playwright as Documentarian

April 14, 2024
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It’s not hyperbole to suggest that Dan O’Brien’s “True Story: A Trilogy” represents a distinctive achievement in theater history.

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Jazz Album Review: Chet Baker and Jack Sheldon — “The Lost Album”

April 20, 2024
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The music works. The session is among old friends. The rhythm section cooks and every solo holds one’s attention.

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Film Review: “Sasquatch Sunset” — Creatures of Nature, Walking Proud and Standing Tall

April 19, 2024
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“Sasquatch Sunset”‘s directors claim they were interested in respecting the universal connection between man and nature, albeit with plenty of humor.

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Coming Attractions: April 21 through May 6 — What Will Light Your Fire

April 21, 2024
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Our expert critics supply a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, author readings, and music. More offerings will be added as they come in.

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Jazz Album Review: “Sun Ra: At the Showcase Live in Chicago, 1976 – 1977” — Time to Blast Off

April 20, 2024
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“Sun Ra: At the Showcase Live in Chicago, 1976 – 1977” offers a rare opportunity for us 21st century listeners to experience live sets by a distinctive musical spirit.

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Book Review: “Who Owns This Sentence?: A History of Copyrights and Wrongs”

April 12, 2024
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This book is a fiery manifesto that charges that copyright law today is an outrageously unjust scheme that does nothing for 99 percent of authors, other creative people, and their fans, while it locks up a commodity that fills the coffers of large corporations.

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Theatre Preview: A Chat with Basil Twist — Poetry Wins in “Book of Mountains and Seas”

April 16, 2024
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You either go full Hollywood CGI, or you pare it down to the poetry of it.

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Film Review: “Amar Singh Chamkila” — A Spirited Showbiz Biography

April 14, 2024
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“Amar Singh Chamkila” doesn’t hit the compelling heights of “Highway” and “Tanasha,” but the director Imtiaz Ali successfully infuses — within the limits of the musical biopic — a buoyant, rebellious spirit.

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