Monthly Archives: April 2009

Please Pass the Fruit

The women of Helios Dance Theater in a scene from The Lotus Eaters. Photo by Melissa Painter. By Victoria Looseleaf When I travel to dance and music festivals around the world (Holland, Cuba, France, Italy, Argentina and Abu Dhabi, to … Continue reading

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On Queers, Harps, and Hanging On

Dances with Harps, featuring Ellen Barnaby (background), Johnni Durango, and composer/harpist Zeena Parkins (in profile). Photo by Frank Mullaney. By Victoria Looseleaf For those of you following me on Facebook and Twitter, you know that I’ve had blood clots in … Continue reading

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Bittersweet

Sugar (Algenis Perez Soto) and his Dominican teammates at a baseball academy in San Pedro de Macorís. SugarWritten and Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan FleckStarring Algenis Perez Soto, Ann Whitney, Richard Bull, Ellary Porterfield, Rayniel Rufino, Andre Holland, and … Continue reading

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Good Things in a Gigantic Package

New lovers Brian Weathersby (Paul Dano) and Harriet Lolly (Zooey Deschanel) enjoy a little lab refreshment. GiganticDirected by Matt AseltonScreenplay by Adam Nagata and Matt AseltonStarring Paul Dano, Zooey Deschanel, Ed Asner, Jane Alexander, and John Goodman98 minutes By Mary … Continue reading

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