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Month: July 2013

The Beautiful Sedation of the The Paul Taylor Dance Company

It was the first time I’d seen Paul Taylor Dance Company live. It’s simply never worked with my schedule to be there. (Last year when they were performing at ADF I was watching the world’s greatest tap dancers in Chicago.) I’ve heard the company recommended as a great introduction to modern dance, especially for those… Read More ›

New Directions’ Lispector Collection is a Winner

Clarice Lispector is an often overlooked figure in Western literary circles. Or at least she was – her popularity in the English speaking world is on the rise, mainly due to translations of her work published by New Directions in 2012. New Directions continues to show exemplary taste in producing high quality translations of South… Read More ›

“Fruitvale Station” Heartbreaking and Timely

From the opening frames of “Fruitvale Station,” you know you’re in for a film full of dread and heartbreak. Based on the true story of Oscar Grant, a 22-year-old African American living in Oakland, Calif., the film begins with video captured by a cell phone on New Year’s Day 2009. The footage shows Grant at… Read More ›

“Red 2” Needs a Dose of Energy

Combining tongue-in-cheek humor with outlandish gunplay and an everything old is new again mentality, the first “Red” became a sleeper hit back in 2010. Based on the comic series by Warren Ellis and Cully Hammer, the film followed a bunch of retired CIA agents in their golden years as they showed the uppity youngin’s how… Read More ›

August 2013 Triangle Theater Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the Triangle Review’s Master Theater Calendar for the entire month of August. If your productions are not listed in this calendar, please e-mail the SHOW TITLE(S), DATE(S), LOCATION(S), and PRESENTER’S NAME to, and be sure to e-mail all your news releases and publicity PHOTOS to that address. (Our “snail mail”… Read More ›