Best of 2021 staff picks
Best of 2021 Results
Knife & Fork
Summer Camp Guide
Look into it
Making heads and tails of Second Street Gallery’s new show
Old order, new visions
Ida Mitchell Puffenbarger wasn’t an artist. If she had any inclination, she likely didn’t have the time. With the...
If you’re doing what you’re supposed to do (please say yes), you’re just staying home. For many of us, that means...
In Living Black and White—with
What do we really see when hues are subdued, diminished, or deleted outright? Tough question. If you’re like...
When love rules
Though Antony and Cleopatra isn’t always considered a problem play, after seeing it at the American Shakespeare...
What we do is secret
Brooklyn multimedia artist Tamara Santibañez, one of the seven featured in Second Street Gallery’s group show...
A confession: I’m not adequately prepared to discuss Peter Allen’s “Un-becoming” show at McGuffey Art Center with the...
Our voices bounce back at us as we speak. I’m one street over from the Downtown Mall in Megan Read’s studio, and it,...
Alice in Blunderland
“Comfort thyself, sweet friend; it is not strange / That women will be false and wavering.”—Franklin, Arden of...
Cups up, blades out
To a lay audience member who hasn’t been involved in a theater production since fifth grade, directors seem as...
Sit and stay
Pick: Corey Harris
Pick: Virginia Women’s Chorus