I consume a LOT of science fiction and surreal radio plays, mostly Doctor Who stuff out of Big Finish but also things along the Welcome to Nightvale line. So when I heard that there was a homegrown radio play entering its third season right here in Houston, I jumped in as soon as humanly possible!Caalo Xan is as comfortable as brain-candy pulp novel or that battered leather jacket every geek I’ve ever known has owned at one point or another. To sum it up in the simplest terms it’s the story of the titular character, the leader of a band of rogues and ne’er-do-wells who takes on jobs for the Black Hand Guild. Yes, it’s essentially Firefly, but then again so is a lot of the great sci fi forwards and backwards in time so we’re using that mostly as a fixed point to measure from.I started out in the series at Season 3, and it’s a very comfortable show to ease into at any point. Jude Vivona and Keith Ruether have crafted a well-built world full of colorful … [Read more...] about Caalo Xan Offers Houston Great Sci-Fi Radio Plays
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Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Review: 'Baby' brings laughs, tears, but it's not the diaper drama you'd expect "Baby" is a risky work because its title doesn't serve it well. It is a great piece of personal introspection that should speak to anyone. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Harriet Howard Heithaus, [email protected]; 239-213-6091 Published 10:43 a.m. ET April 30, 2018 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE There's a baby in "Baby" for only the last 90 seconds of the show. The meat of this musical is about the … [Read more...] about Review: ‘Baby’ brings laughs, tears, but it’s not the diaper drama you’d expect
FILM Cinedelphia Film Festival An annual celebration of alternative films, the Cinedelphia Film Festival pays tribute to video rarities and oddities in a multiweek festival featuring one to three different screenings each day. This year’s theme is “Dark Times Lie Ahead,” bringing topics that range from vampires to Alps-based witchcraft to an investigation of a Manson-like cult, all on the screen at the Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art. — Grace Dickinson Through April 30, Philadelphia Mausoleum of Contemporary Art, 531 N. 12th St., prices vary per screening, cinedelphiafilmfestival.com DINING Good Moods Foods Dinner Boost your mood with a five-course meal at Awbury Arboretum, featuring foods full of nutrients shown to decrease anxiety and symptoms of depression. The event is being cooked up by chef Claire Phelan, whose dinners have been featured on Vice.com and feature health-oriented ingredients. The menu will remain a secret until the … [Read more...] about Independence Beer Garden opens, Clover Market, and other great happenings, April 20-27
Share This Story! Let friends in your social network know what you are reading about Facebook Email Twitter Google+ LinkedIn Pinterest Analysis: Summerfest 2018 has a strong lineup with great gets, but there are shortcomings PrideFest Milwaukee headliners were also recently announced, and tickets for four Wisconsin State Fair shows go on sale Friday. Sent! A link has been sent to your friend's email address. Posted! A link has been posted to your Facebook feed. Join the Conversation To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Subscribe Today Log In Subscribed, but don't have a login? Activate your digital access. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Published 2:40 p.m. CT April 5, 2018 | Updated 8:10 p.m. CT April 5, 2018 CLOSE Summerfest has announced 167 headliners for 2018. Here are some of the highlights by genre. Wotchit/ Lou Saldivar CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN … [Read more...] about Analysis: Summerfest 2018 has a strong lineup with great gets, but there are shortcomings
THE BASICS: Andrew Lloyd Webber’s SCHOOL OF ROCK – THE MUSICAL, presented by Shea’s and Albert Nocciolino runs through April 8, Thursday at 7:30pm, Friday at 8pm, Saturday at 2pm and 8pm, and Sunday at both 2pm and 7pm at Shea’s Performing Arts Center, 646 Main Street (1-800-745-3000). www.sheas.org Runtime: Under 2-1/2 hours with one intermission. There is a “Pre-Show Family Event” on Saturday, April 7, 2018 from 12 noon to 1:45pm at Shea’s 710 Theatre located at 710 Main Street, Buffalo, a half of block from Shea’s Buffalo, featuring themed activities including an instrument zoo (try out actual instruments), games, trivia, a photo booth, and more with guests from “Music Is Art” (founded by Goo Goo Dolls bassist Robby Takac) and the Community Music School. This event is free with the purchase of a ticket to School of Rock. THUMBNAIL SKETCH:Based on the 2003 film starring Jack Black, this is a rock musical by the composer who … [Read more...] about Energetic SCHOOL OF ROCK at Shea’s is more about kids than the movie was and these young performers are great!