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Euan Morton both frisky and pensive at Signature

"I was not accosted by a drunk Scottish drag queen," a frisky Euan Morton insisted at Signature Theatre Thursday. The singer-actor, Scotland-born but living stateside since his 2003 Broadway debut in "Taboo" playing Boy George (and co-starring with Boy George,...

By Nelson Pressley  | February 14, 2011; 9:27 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Brazil's gritty favelas through the eyes of Petra Barth

Of all the intimacies shared by the Brazilian trash pickers featured in "Waste Land," artist Vik Muniz's complicated documentary film about the people who sort through Rio's largest dump, it was the pickers' willingness to show us inside their...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 20, 2010; 2:25 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Films, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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Can these pictures help you understand Heather Bursch?

Maybe yes, maybe no. But they're no substitute for a visit to Flashpoint, where Bursch's minute-long gem of a video screens through December 22. We couldn't fit any images of Bursch's work into my mini-rave today, so I gift you...

By Jessica Dawson  | December 17, 2010; 5:59 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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Inside the former East Germany

In today's column I wrote about a sharp group show at Goethe-Institut downtown. These pictures come from Margret Hoppe's series "The Chamber," documenting a now-defunct East German athletic training facility built in the late 1970s. Remember those intense, super-built...

By Jessica Dawson  | November 19, 2010; 3:16 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Contemporary Art, Galleries, Jessica Dawson, Reviews  
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Taylor 2: Too Fabulous

Last night I had one of the strangest experiences in my years covering dance: sitting in a nearly empty theater watching superior dancers bring master choreography to life at such close range, I felt like I was onstage with...

By Sarah Kaufman  | November 12, 2010; 10:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Dance, Reviews, Sarah Kaufman  
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Shakespeare in Russian at the Kennedy Center? Da!

By Peter Marks Declan Donnellan's all-male "Twelfth Night"--in Russian, no less--proves to be a stylishly madcap evening of Shakespeare. The production (with English surtitles) in the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater, comes to Washington for just two performances, the last of...

By Peter Marks  | October 23, 2010; 9:58 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Peter Marks, Reviews, Theater  | Tags:  Kennedy Center Twelfth Night Cheek by Jowl  
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