A storyteller through her art, Valerie Savarie uses the physical manifestation of stories -- books -- as an integral part of her process. The Zip 37 member's work is often small in scale because hardbacks are her chosen medium, but her ideas are hardly limited; among the paper cut-outs, the artist i ... More >>
It's going to be a Gorey October at Bovine Metropolis Theater. Edward Gorey, that is. Every Wednesday this month, the theater company will be performing an improv show based on a peculiar play titled The Helpless Doorknob by the macabre author and illustrator. But unlike a standard theater productio ... More >>
The final performance on the outdoor stage was moved inside the Gothic Theatre -- presumably due to volume complaints -- which pushed the night's lineup back an hour, but this did nothing to dampen the enthusiasm for Leftöver Crack. Early in the set, Stza (aka Scott Sturgeon) dedicated a song in se ... More >>
Ukulele Loki knows a thing or two about what makes a freakshow a freakshow. He's been active in the circus and sideshow arts (yes, that is a thing) for years, honing his craft as a "talented talker" (or what the squares might call a barker, a term he rejects as vulgar) and delving into the history a ... More >>
Tom MurphyThe Inactivists The Inactivists With Little Fyodor & Babushka Band and The Skivie sWalnut Room | April 1, 2011 At least this show didn't turn out to be a April Fool's Day joke of some kind. But that's a possibility given that The Inactivists are jokers with a wickedly mischievous ... More >>
Rasputina gives chamber music a goose.
Noah's Ark (Touch and Go Records)
Jim Carrey's in fine form, but the rest of Snicket is more unfortunate.
T. Jefferson Carey gives a lifetime of shock value to Scary Carey.
Cat in the Hat is easily dumped.
Inside Ed Bryant's little shop of horrors.
Five Green Boxes