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Despair — Eine Reise ins Licht

Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s extraordinary 1978 film Despair was recently re-released at the EYE Cinema and Film Museum. The script was adapted by the British playwright Tom Stoppard from a Russian Vladimir Nabokov novel published in English under the same name, so one goes into  774 more words

Film Reviews

James Foley Died Seeking Light, Not Because He Was In The Billiard Room

What did James Foley die for? It’s a very different question from asking why he died. The ‘what for’ delves into the orientation and motivations of Foley; whereas the ‘why’ is much more formulaic. 452 more words

Journalism

NICOLE FARHI TO EXHIBIT DEBUT SCULPTURE SERIES AT BOWMAN SCULPTURE: 'FROM THE NECK UP'

Nicole Farhi will present her series of sculptures, From the Neck Up, at St James Bowman Sculpture from 17 September to 3 October 2014. Farhi was tutored and mentored by Sir Eduardo Paolozzi, one of the most important and inventive British sculptors of the twentieth century. 506 more words

ART

Trench Mouth

We really enjoyed Parade’s End, a big prestige heritage BBC thing, which probably shows how middle-aged we are becoming.

It gets off to a shaky start, mind you — we found it genuinely hard to make sense of the tone, which fluctuated between broad, uncomfortable comedy and serious drama. 579 more words

FILM

Theater Week - Pretty Bird

Carolina Parakeets – John James Audubon

A listing of Triangle theater performances
through August 18, 2014

OPENING:
Crimes of the Heart – Theatre Raleigh presents Beth Henley’s venerable 1979 play about three sisters in a dysfunctional Southern family. 173 more words

Triangle Theater

Death and Transformation in the Writing Process

Without Lauren, there would be no Setsu. This is something she wrote many years ago offline that I re-read just hours before hearing about Robin Williams’ death. 503 more words

Adventures With Humans