Children's Theatre of Charlotte, CAST (2), Davidson Community Players.
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CITIES ARE CHARACTERS, TOO
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS - 1951
JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG - 1961
NASHVILLE - 1975
ATLANTIC CITY - 1980
LEAVING LAS VEGAS - 1995
L.A. CONFIDENTIAL - 1997
IN BRUGES - 2008
Where do you draw
your digital line?
- North Carolina Musicians: Photographs and Conversations by Daniel Coston is now available at Amazon. .....look here for more information
- Tosco Music Party is moving to a new home at The Knight Theater. The 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held there on February 8. Tickets on sale now.
- Eva Noblezada, 17 year old Charlotte native, and winner of a local Blumey Award, has been cast in the West End revival of Miss Saigon. Congratulations!
- Forty Schools have registered for the 3rd ANNUAL BLUMEY AWARDS,
the High School Musical Theater Awards presented by Wells Fargo marking a 100% growth since the Blumenthal Performing Arts popular program’s inception in 2012.
- Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) presents O Guru Guru Guru or why I don't want to go to yoga class with you by Mallory Avidon.
.....look here for more information
- The Light Factory has temporarily suspended operations. Options are being considered. .....look here for more information
- The Storefront Theatre has begun a new season in a new location, and has a new website.
- Along with outer theatre and movie events, there's an inner theatre of your brain.
.....Professor Mark Pizzato helps us to understand, look here
"Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody."
~ Jane Jacobs, The Death and Life of
Great American Cities, 1961
A view of the arts in the "style of the moment"
is both sad and uplifting. Sad in that looking back on a life not well-lived leaves much room for regret. But uplifting in that even those who have made many mistakes may have done at least some things right. Bruce Dern won the Best Actor Award at Cannes for his role as Woody Grant, an aged cantankerous long-term alcoholic whose mental acuity and physical condition are dropping off rapidly. Woody is convinced he has won a million dollars when he receives
I didn't go to church much when I was a child. My house was more of a spiritual place than a religious one. My father tended to always be in search of the "right fit" but never seemed to have found it. So when watching the musical Godspell,
I had to lean on my husband, whose biblical indoctrination and church-filled childhood was just the opposite of mine. He knew exactly what was happening as soon as the first player ran onto the stage with a cell phone. After all, there were no cell phones
Items of Interest
Weekend Box Office Estimates
December 8, 2013
The Hunger Games : Catching Fire $27M
Out of the Furnace $5.3M
Thor: The Dark World $4.7M
Deivery Man $3.7M
The Book Thief $2.7M
The Best Man Holiday $2.6M
Dallas Buyers Club $1.4M
and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
switched places and the animated movie is on top this weekend. New release Out of the Furnace
is third, but with a low ticket sales number. The rest of the top ten also have low sales figures. The lull may be because more holiday releases are on the way, and should pick up.
New York Times - December 8, 2013
Top Ten Fiction - Combined Print & E-Books
TAKEDOWN TWENTY by Janet Evanovich. (Bantam)
KING AND MAXWELL by David Baldacci. (Grand Central)
SYCAMORE ROW by John Grisham. (Doubleday)
11/22/63 by Stephen King. (Scribner)
THE GOLDFINCH by Donna Tartt.
DUST by Patricia Corwell. (Putnam)
DARK WITCH by Nora Roberts. (Berkley)
THE FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN by Mitch Albom. (Harper)
BEAUTIFUL BEGINNING by Christina Lauren. (Simon & Schuster)
ENDER'S GAME by Orson Scott Card. (Tor/Tom Doherty)