Monday, August 03, 2009

A Show Worth Catching

Times are tight in the newspaper business. Jewish Week, my main outlet, has been running smaller papers, and the arts section has gotten hammered. On the positive side, the paper is using their website more than in the past. In fact, you'll find my piece on the Jerry Jofen show at Anthology as a web-exclusive here. As you can see from the article, I'm intensely ambivalent about Jofen's work. It would be interesting to see more and get some sense of his evolution, but that wasn't his desire apparently. At any rate, "Rituals and Demonstrations," although only 45 minutes long, is worth a trip downtown. (Yeah, for most of us it's downtown to Anthology. You folks in Brooklyn and Baltimore . . . .)

Tribeca 3: Pride in the City

Tribeca has always been a film festival that focused on diversity and inclusion, from its beginning in 2002.  This year has been no exceptio...