Was this alternate history lesson too much of a downer for viewers weighed down by the burdens of their own unexpected rendezvous with history?
“We’re at the end, or toward the end, of an extended collapse of the institutions that made it possible for many of us to make a living through intellectual or creative activity. We’ll have to find another way.”
Those who survive the climate crisis will regard American theater’s current indifference with incredulity and disgust.
Lynn Shelton had developed what was becoming her own distinctive blend of comedy and drama, one that drew on strong writing, improvisation, and women characters.
Even though options for parents abound, the very best option remains the simplest — pick up a book, snuggle up, and read.
These products are imaginative clues to what our ‘new normal’ future will be like.
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Darick Campbell was one of the Campbell Brothers, the Rochester-based group whose emergence on the roots music circuit in the late ’90s played a major role in the mainstream discovery of the sound known as “sacred steel.”
A hundred years ago today one of the most influential writers and editors in American history, William Dean Howells, died in Manhattan at the age of 83.