Performing Arts

From concept to curtain at the Strater

Not long ago, Rod Barker had two things going – one, an idea for a play and two, a theater as much his as anyone’s in which to stage said play.

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Visual Arts

Open Shutter brings distinct, surprising outlooks with two new photography shows

A fancy show dog is groomed atop its cage, which has a child inside. Clothespins cling to a line as children bounce on a trampoline in the background. A...

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Music

FLC band Liver Down the River’s EP is a worthy debut

If traditional bluegrass fans want a fresh take on the familiar, they’ll pick up Liver Down the River’s latest EP.

Comprised of six...

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Books

Unique characters, setting create entertaining new novel

The writing team of Win and Meredith Blevins has created a new novel, The Darkness Rolling, featuring a unique hero, Yazzie Goldman. This is to be the first in...

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Film & TV

Review: Magic Mike XXL

“Magic Mike,” Steven Soderbergh’s modest, playfully liberated comedy about male strippers that took multiplexes by storm three years ago,...

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Columnists

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