Archive for October, 2014
The anonymous hero of Buzzkill derives his power from addiction — and he wants to get clean.

Buzzkill: Down to Earth

This new comic co-written by The Toadies drummer is cause for applause.
COLE WILLIAMS
Members of Alcoholics Anonymous tend to have their share of secrets, but few have one like the strapping young man who goes by the assumed name of “Ruben.” When we first meet him, he’s telling his story to his group, goin...


Benjamin Britten’s music is showcased at Broadway Baptist Church.

Great Britten

BIG TICKET
Last November marked the 100th anniversary of the birth of Benjamin Britten, whose music made him a consensus choice for the greatest British composer since Henry Purcell more than 200 years before. At a time when mainstream cl...



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Into the Artes

Adam Adolfo takes Rose Marine and a diverse cast deep into Sondheim territory.
JIMMY FOLWER | photos by vishal malhotra
Adam Adolfo just wanted to play one of Willy Loman’s sons. A Corpus Christi high school student and already a theater geek, he auditioned for the Death of a Salesman role in a community theater production — and, in one of t...


Philip Seymour Hoffman

R.I.P., Philip Seymour Hoffman

Kristian Lin
Man, I hate heroin addiction so much right now. Imagine that sentence read in the magnificent, deep, rumbling voice of Philip Seymour Hoffman, and you’ll know how I felt when I heard of the actor’s death this past weekend f...



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Bruno Mars, Chili Peppers Save Super Bore

Jeff Prince
The first play from scrimmage, which resulted in a safety and a two point lead for the Seattle Seahawks, made it clear that the Denver Broncos were about to get their tails kicked. The first commercial break, something about Ja...