We Are Star Children go behind the mask for an all-ages Halloween extravaganza at Ix featuring “a costume contest with semi-sober celebrity judges and awful prizes.” Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: TRIX at Ix

Far from the ordinary costume party, TRIX at Ix promises to up the ante on All Hallows’ Eve with a jam-packed live music lineup featuring Chamomile & Whiskey, We Are Star Children (above), Shagwüf with Sally Rose, EurythmIX with Lauren Hoffman, and Girl Choir. Local artist Russell Richards demonstrates his trademark mask creation while the […]

Benedict Cumberbatch plays the Creature in National Theatre’s darkly disturbing rendition of Frankenstein at the Paramount on Friday. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Frankenstein

Leave a barrel of fun size bars on the porch and immerse yourself in the madness of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein played out by a highly talented cast. The horror classic is brought to the screen from London’s National Theatre, and directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle. Benedict Cumberbatch and Jonny Lee Miller alternate the […]

Jennifer Niesslein has assembled compelling essays from her acclaimed blog into the book
Full Grown People: The Greatest Hits, Volume 1. “The book is a great introduction, and if you’ve just found the site and don’t want to slog through back essays, this is a great way to catch up,” she said. Photo: Emily Morone.

Book mark: Jennifer Niesslein’s Full Grown People turns 1

To celebrate the first birthday of her online literary journal Full Grown People on October 4, editor Jennifer Niesslein published a book. “Full Grown People: The Greatest Hits, Volume 1 gives you a good idea of our breadth,” she said. “It covers a lot, from parenting issues, when you’re looking at maybe your kids leaving […]