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Calendar, Night&Day High fidel-ity

High fidel-ity

Cristina García presents a portrait of Cuba through the lives of a fictionalized Fidel Castro and an octogenarian exile living in Miami who seeks revenge against the dictator. Maneuvering between the lives of these two men — and factions…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Lighter Side of Heavy

The Lighter Side of Heavy

Truth that's embedded in humor is no less powerful than truth delivered by serious means. In fact, it can be more powerful — just ask political satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, who attracted more than 200,000 people to a…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Lighter Side of Heavy

The Lighter Side of Heavy

Truth that's embedded in humor is no less powerful than truth delivered by serious means. In fact, it can be more powerful — just ask political satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, who attracted more than 200,000 people to a…
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Calendar, Night&Day The Power of the Pen -- and Ink

The Power of the Pen -- and Ink

Truth embedded in humor or satire is no less powerful than truth delivered by any other means. In fact, it can be more powerful – just ask political satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, who drew more than 200,000 people…
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Calendar, Night&Day Moving Tradition

Moving Tradition

While the less-successful experiments of Fidel Castro’s Cuba are well known, its state-run system for training dance professionals can hardly be counted among them. For nearly half a century, the country has turned out some of the most stunning dancers…
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Music, All Shook Down Hikin' With Che

Hikin' With Che

By John Geluardi Over the weekend, I had the opportunity to see a special screening of Stephen Soderbergh’s epic movie, Che. Usually my stunted attention span makes it tough to sit through Pee Wee Herman clips on YouTube, but…
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Calendar, Night&Day Cinema Paradiso

Cinema Paradiso

The sprawling International Latino Film Festival covers a lot of ground: Among its 81 films, it's got everything from heartwarming coming-of-age stories to documentaries on hate crimes perpetrated against farmworkers. As such, it's everything a good film festival should be:…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event.…
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Film, Reps Etc.

Reps Etc.

Commentary by Gregg Rickman (greggr1@mindspring.com). Times compiled from information available Tuesday; it's always advisable to call for confirmation. Price given is standard adult admission; discounts often apply for students, seniors, and members. We're interested in your film or video event.…
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