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2
Oct

A Way to See Netflix’s New Boys In The Band Without Identity Politics

Postmodernism, according to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy is a set of critical, strategic, and rhetorical practices…meant to destabilize concepts such as identity, historical progress, and epistemic certainty.

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21
Feb

Mormon Still Funniest F@#king Show Ever.

It’s been nine years since it first opened on Broadway, and The Book of Mormon is back on tour and just as raunchy and remarkable as ever.

Photo by Julieta Cervantes
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22
Jan

Volta is Electrifying New Cirque Show

By Patrick Hurley

Cirque du Soleil returns to Los Angeles with its all new bog top show Volta.

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5
Jan

Solving the Queer Problem Play*

In search of a queer dramaturgy outside of the hegemonic, heteronormative model.

*part two of a three-part essay

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Part Two: The Hegemony Strikes Back

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14
Dec

This Flute Has Plenty of Magic

The Magic Flute, one of the most popular operas of all time, receives a cinematic makeover in the LA Opera’s stunning production, playing now at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion.

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6
Dec

Swan Still Stuns

When art becomes transcendent, it is unlike anything else. There is something sublime, something transportive, as if one is suddenly and rapturously catapulted into a meditative trance, invited into the imaginative rendering of an auteur and his truth. Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake: The Legend Returns, playing now at the Ahmanson, is a work of such beauty that its exquisiteness lies in the sheer audacity of its own existence. The re-telling of the classic ballet through the ingenious queer lens of a master storyteller is awe-inspiring.

Photo by Craig Schwartz
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17
Nov

Solving the Queer Problem Play*

In search of a queer dramaturgy outside of the hegemonic, heteronormative model.

*Part One of a Three-Part Essay.

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4
Nov

Character

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24
Oct

Plot

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24
Oct

Aristotle and His Elements

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