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Mary Poppins. Booty-liscious??

From the opening Chim Chim Cher-ee to the closing Supercalifragilisticexpiaidocious encore medley, the brilliantly constructed ensemble cast maintained an energy level that was just slightly below uncontrollable frenzy. My review of the…
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Theater as Community

Few conversations in Charlotte envision the theater as community. Charlotte is not a string of suburbs in search of a city like many American burghs of comparable size. We are a grouping of eclectic and diverse neighborhoods from NoDa, to…
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Alvin Ailey Dance - 20 Years Under Artistic Direction of Judith Jamison

It has been more than forty-five years since Alvin Ailey, a product of itinerant, working class Texan parents, founded his eponymous company and introduced the world to an innovative dance troupe that celebrated the African-American experience…
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Opera Carolina Review - La Boheme

Opera Carolina kicked off their 2010 season last evening in spectacular fashion with Puccini's La Boheme. Complete with a sidewalk "Cloud Broadcast" where the live performance was streamed in a live video to a manufactured cloud outside…
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Y'all Get Fat Now, Hear?

Southerners, perhaps more than any other Americans, have a love affair with their food. Of late however, the relationship between Americans south of the Mason/Dixon line and their food has become more complicated and by many measures, downright…