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Articles by: zia.dee

Latent Images: The Photography of Constantine Manos

August 28, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Rebecca Alvin There has never been a time when photography has been so ubiquitous. It’s hard to even walk around the corner without encountering somebody taking a picture of something with his or her phone, or iPod, or even an actual camera. But as with anything, quantity does not [...]

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REVIEW: My Brother Jack

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by Rebecca M. Alvin If you’ve ever had one of those nightmares where you try to scream and nothing comes out, you try to move and you are inexplicably paralyzed, or you try to wake yourself up only to realize you are powerless to do so, then you will sympathize [...]

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Lady Bunny Energizes!

August 21, 2013 7:00 am0 comments

by Jeannette de Beauvoir Her new dance tune, Take Me Up High, is currently at #25 on both the Billboard and the DJ Times dance charts, but the reality is that Lady Bunny surprised even her most ardent supporters with her ability both to sing and to write her own [...]

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REVIEW: Enter Kurt Vonnegut

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by Steve Desroches In Kevin Rice’s new play Enter Kurt Vonnegut a family obsessed with the sardonic writer stirs around their Barnstable home reimagining the firebombing of Dresden while occasionally looking out towards Cape Cod Bay to see if the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Plant has melted down yet. As all [...]

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Thoroughly Modern Megan

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Megan Mullally Returns to the Art House by Steve Desroches It’s any actor’s dream to so fully create a character it not only takes on a life all its own, but becomes a cultural phenomenon. There’s a special club of television actresses that have done just that: Jean Stapleton with [...]

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REVIEW: The Tale of the Allergist’s Wife

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by Jeannette de Beauvoir Marjorie Taub is depressed. This we learn as the curtain rises on Charles Busch’s The Tale of The Allergist’s Wife, a sitcom-style play in which stereotypes jostle each other for precedence and the audience gets a fun romp through a New York Jewish couple’s moral dilemmas. [...]

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REVIEW: Lip-Schtick, One Boy’s Journey to Fabulousness and Back!

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by Guy Wolf David “Scarbie” Mitchell’s Lip-Schtick, One Boy’s Journey to Fabulousness and Back! is so much more than a drag show. Lip-Schtick is comedy, improvisation, impersonation, music, and tender-hearted stories of a southern boy growing up in dresses. Mitchell’s promotional material puts it this way: “A one man…uh…one woman…one [...]

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REVIEW: Well-Strung: The Singing String Quartet

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by Steve Desroches It’s not often that Britney Spears, Antonín Dvořák, Ke$ha, Johan Sebastian Bach, and Lady Gaga are on the same concert program, especially for a classically trained quartet. That’s just one of the things that makes Well-Strung: The Singing String Quartet unique, imaginative, and fun. Returning to Provincetown [...]

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REVIEW: Fool for Love

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by Rebecca M. Alvin If you are looking for a typical play, where a story unfolds in the usual manner, building to a climax and ultimately resolving within a couple of hours, Sam Shepard’s Fool for Love may be a bit of a jolt to your dramatic compass. But while [...]

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REVIEW: Sweet and Sour Richfield: Made in China

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by Steve Desroches There is one thing that is absolutely certain and that’s that Miss Richfield 1981 will have you laughing from beginning to end with her show Sweet and Sour Richfield: Made in China.  The loud and loveable beauty representative who comes to “Providencetown” each summer with a “hidy [...]

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