%2 http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/feed/arts-and-culture/all en Happy Death Day http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/happy-death-day <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div id="cke_pastebin" style="font-style: normal;">A clever premise and charming leads make the year&rsquo;s best Halloween scare</div> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Beechner </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Tree Gelbman (Jessica Rothe: <em>Tater Tot &amp; Patton</em>) has a terrible birthday. She wakes in a geek&rsquo;s room after a night of drinking. She&rsquo;s late to class. A glass of chocolate milk is spilled on her head. Then she&rsquo;s brutally murdered.&nbsp;</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Good thing she gets to wake up to try the day over. And over, as she dies each new day. Finally, she decides to stop her serial killer dead.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/happy-death-day" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/happydeathday.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="68" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/happy-death-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/happy-death-day#comments Movie Reviews Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:11:46 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 40428 at http://www.bayweekly.com Patti Cake$ http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/patti-cake <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-style: normal;">A young woman aspires to rhyme her way out of her dying town</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Beechener </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; Patti Dombrowski (Danielle Macdonald: The Rachels) spends her waking hours serving drunks in a dim bar in the bowels of New Jersey. When she&rsquo;s not being harassed by customers, Patti must wrangle her mother, a hopeless alcoholic who uses the karaoke nights at Patti&rsquo;s bar to relive her dreams of singing professionally. In her free time, Patti is the primary caregiver for her grandmother, who has accrued enough medical bills to keep Patti and her mother in debt for life.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/patti-cake" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/PattiCake%24.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="110" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/patti-cake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/patti-cake#comments Movie Reviews Thu, 31 Aug 2017 15:29:33 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39759 at http://www.bayweekly.com Local Boys Make the Big Time — But Still Come Home to Play http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/local-boys-make-big-time-%E2%80%94-still-come-home-play <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>The Brothers Osborne on Nashville, Merle Haggard and growing up in South County</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Audrey Broomfield and Kathy Knotts </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Once upon a time, when the Brothers Osborne were just kids in Deale playing with their dad, you didn&rsquo;t have to go farther than your local watering hole to hear them. Now they&rsquo;re big time, chronicled in Rolling Stone and celebrated as Country Music Association&rsquo;s Vocal Duo of the Year. Last year&rsquo;s Dirt Rich tour sold out across America and Canada.&nbsp;</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/live-music/article/local-boys-make-big-time-%E2%80%94-still-come-home-play" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/BrothersOsborne-on-couch.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/local-boys-make-big-time-%E2%80%94-still-come-home-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/local-boys-make-big-time-%E2%80%94-still-come-home-play#comments Live Music Thu, 24 Aug 2017 19:35:29 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39654 at http://www.bayweekly.com What’s Not to Like? http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/what%E2%80%99s-not <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><span style="font-style: normal;">Where&rsquo;s there&rsquo;s music and wine, there will be dancing</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Rick Hogue </div> </div> </div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;I woke up and said, I can do this,&rdquo; Onyx Linthicum reports of the morning he conceived the Southern Maryland Wine, Jazz, Rhythm &amp; Blues and Funk Festival.</div> <div id="cke_pastebin">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;The D.C. native and self-help writer imagined a country event where folks could get their groove on while diverse local and national artists brought cool music to offset the August heat.</div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/live-music/article/what%E2%80%99s-not" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Chooky.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="95" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/what%E2%80%99s-not" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/live-music/article/what%E2%80%99s-not#comments Live Music Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:37:44 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39570 at http://www.bayweekly.com Atomic Blonde http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/atomic-blonde <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Charlize Theron beats her way through Berlin in this fantastic spy thriller</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <p>Ten days before the Berlin Wall falls, the KGB kills MI-6&rsquo;s best agent. The list he acquired of all the operatives working on both sides of the Iron Curtain is in the wind. The list also identifies Satchel, a notorious double agent who plagues the British government.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/atomic-blonde" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/atomicblondesocials-080317.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="66" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Charlize Theron pairs ferocious physicality with a cool, collected demeanor. &lt;&lt;© Denver and Delilah Productions&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/atomic-blonde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/atomic-blonde#comments Movie Reviews Thu, 10 Aug 2017 14:28:36 +0000 bayweekly_master 39447 at http://www.bayweekly.com A Ghost Story http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/ghost-story <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>No scares, but plenty of philosophic pondering</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Beechener </div> </div> </div> <p>Death comes calling on the ordinary life of M (Rooney Mara: <em>The Discovery</em>) and C (Casey Affleck: <em>Manchester by the Sea</em>). C dies in a car wreck, leaving M alone in the world.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;Only she isn&rsquo;t alone.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;C has followed M home. Covered now in an autopsy sheet, C is witness to M&rsquo;s mourning, grief and eventual acceptance. Clearly, he is seeking closure with his wife. Yet when M moves, C stays behind.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/ghost-story" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/A-Ghost-Story-072717.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="76" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> When C (Casey Afleck) dies in a car crash, his ghost lingers at the home he shared with his wife M (Rooney Mara) — long after she and other residents have come and gone. &lt;&lt;© Zero Trans Fat Productions&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/ghost-story" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/ghost-story#comments Movie Reviews Thu, 27 Jul 2017 21:49:02 +0000 bayweekly_master 39252 at http://www.bayweekly.com Dunkirk http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/dunkirk <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>Brilliant action in this new take on the storied retreat</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Beechener </div> </div> </div> <p>In 1940, the outlook was bleak for the Allied Forces. The German army had driven British and French troops all the way to the beaches of France, trapping them against the sea. In Dunkirk, 400,000 soldiers waited for evacuation from France, scanning the seas for British destroyers as the Germans approached.<br /> &nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;German planes swoop over the massed troops, dropping bombs and spraying bullets. German U-boats sink vessels carrying troops from the slaughter on the beaches. England faces the reality that the war could be lost.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/dunkirk" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/Dunkirk-sailboat-fighter-planes.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="67" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Hundreds of thousands of British and Allied troops are surrounded by enemy forces at Dunkirk. Trapped on the beach with their backs to the sea, they face impossible odds as the enemy closes in … until British citizens come to the rescue with an armada of small vessels. &lt;&lt;© Warner Bros.&gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/dunkirk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/dunkirk#comments Movie Reviews Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:03:29 +0000 bayweekly_master 39138 at http://www.bayweekly.com Pasadena Theatre Company’s Godspell http://www.bayweekly.com/Godspell-071317 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Bringing the Book of Matthew to Life</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> By Jim Reiter </div> </div> </div> <p><em>Godspell</em> was originally a college project by the show&rsquo;s author, John-Michael Tebalak, then a student at Carnegie-Mellon in Pittsburgh. Another student, Steven Schwartz, was brought in later to add a score, which of course includes such musical staples as Day By Day and Light of the World. Debuting off-Broadway in 1971, <em>Godspell </em>was a smash. It still is all these years later because of its simple staging, relatively uncomplicated music and the universal and timeless message of the Book of Matthew.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/Godspell-071317" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/PTC%20Godspell%202017%20Publicity%20Photo.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="76" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> photo by Walter League Comedy is at the core of the first act. Betrayal and resurrection deepen the second. All work well because of the talented cast, a tight band and simple staging. </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/Godspell-071317" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/Godspell-071317#comments Theatre Reviews Wed, 12 Jul 2017 14:20:50 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 39022 at http://www.bayweekly.com The Big Sick http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/big-sick <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em><strong>A love story so funny it has to be true</strong></em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> Diana Beechener </div> </div> </div> <p>Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani: <em>Silicon Valley</em>) is trying to live both American and Pakistani dreams. His parents want him to be a devout Muslim, choose an honorable profession like the law and agree to an arranged marriage with a nice Pakistani woman. Kumail pretends to buy into these goals, but his dream is making a living as a comedian.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/movie-reviews/article/big-sick" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/TheBigSick-071317.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="56" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-image-caption"> <div class="field-label">Image Caption:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Emily (Zoe Kazan) and Kumail (Kumail Nanjiani) deal with their cultural differences as their relationship grows in The Big Sick. &lt;&lt; © Apatow Productions &gt;&gt; </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/big-sick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/movie-reviews/article/big-sick#comments Movie Reviews Thu, 13 Jul 2017 14:31:50 +0000 bayweekly_master 39024 at http://www.bayweekly.com Annapolis Summer Garden Theatre’s The Full Monty http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/annapolis-summer-garden-theatre%E2%80%99s-full-monty <div class="field field-type-text field-field-tagline-teaser"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>More than one long tease</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-article-author"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> Article Author:&nbsp;</div> By Jane Elkin </div> </div> </div> <p>Meet Hot Metal, an amateur stripper revue featuring six unemployed steelworkers desperate to make a buck in Buffalo. The Chippendales they ain&rsquo;t &mdash; with average dance moves and less than average abs &mdash; but that&rsquo;s just the thong, er thing. Sometimes a man&rsquo;s gotta do what a man&rsquo;s gotta do to keep body, soul and family together.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-weekly-featured-article"> <div class="field-label">Weekly Featured Article:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Yes </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-attached-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/articles/arts-and-culture/article/annapolis-summer-garden-theatre%E2%80%99s-full-monty" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser imagecache-linked imagecache-lead-image-teaser_linked"><img src="http://www.bayweekly.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/lead-image-teaser/images/slider-tab-thumbs/ASGT-FullMonty.jpg" alt="" title="" width="100" height="71" class="imagecache imagecache-lead-image-teaser"/></a> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/annapolis-summer-garden-theatre%E2%80%99s-full-monty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.bayweekly.com/articles/arts-and-culture/article/annapolis-summer-garden-theatre%E2%80%99s-full-monty#comments Arts and Culture Wed, 05 Jul 2017 20:06:16 +0000 Bay Weekly calendar 38908 at http://www.bayweekly.com