Local painter Christen Borgman Yates' "Agrarian Icons" are on display at WVTF & Radio IQ Studio Gallery in March. Photo: Rammelkamp Foto

March First Fridays Guide

Give her a home where the buffalo roam and Christen Borgman Yates will paint the iconic American beast every day. Her original contemporary works in oil and watercolor ask viewers to consider how they relate to landscapes and livestock in an increasingly urbanized world. Her most recent series, “Agrarian Icons,” on display at WVTF & […]

Focus stars Will Smith and Margot Robbie, who heat up the screen as con artists who meet their match in each other. Photo: Warner Bros.

Film review: Will Smith continues his magical ride in Focus

No movie star is as big as Will Smith, and nobody knows that better than Smith himself. With a swagger that rarely plays as charming, and the most enviable blockbuster-to-bomb ratio in Hollywood, Smith has carried duds to box office success through sheer star power and willed megabudget vanity projects into existence for the sole […]

Four County Players’ production of The Fantasticks spins traditional matchmaking into a topsy-turvy story of young love. Photo: Edward Warwick White

ARTS Pick: The Fantasticks

“It is September, before a rainfall…a perfect time to be in love,” sets the stage for The Fantasticks, the world’s longest-running musical. The show, which ran off-Broadway for 42 years, portrays the machinations of two feuding fathers and the love story that unfolds between one’s son and the other’s daughter. The tale is humorous and […]