Romeo & Juliet

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
The Independent Shakespeare Co. stages the Shakespeare classic about young lovers torn apart by feuding families.

Full Bunny Contact

Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Easter hops into town and drops its basket at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center with "Full Bunny Contact," a hilarious Easter-themed weekend-long festival with a decidedly twisted and whimsical take on the traditional spring fair.

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion tore it up at San José’s small box Blank Club on Tax Day touring in support of their first studio album in eight years, the 12-track "Meat and Bone."

Report: Rapper Severs Penis, Jumps Off Balcony, Survives

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
In a bizarre alleged suicide attempt, a rapper connected to the iconic hip-hop group Wu-Tang Clan was taken to the hospital Wednesday after he reportedly cut off his penis and jumped off the second-floor balcony of his North Hollywood home.

Gay British Man Says He’s a Kardashianphobe

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
A lot of people really, really, dislike Kim Kardashian, but a gay British man has raised the bar to a new level.

Bill and Pete’s Not So Excellent Adventure: Hate Group Leader Back on American Soil

By Bobby McGuire | Thursday Apr 17, 2014
After a whirlwind tour of Saskatchewan that started with a prolonged detention at the Canadian border and ended in a jail cell, anti-gay hate group leader Peter LaBarbera, is back on American soil looking for cash to pay his legal bills.

TCM Greatest Classic Legends: Henry Fonda

Thursday Apr 17, 2014
Among TCM’s fine, new DVD box sets is one dedicated to the great American screen hero, Henry Fonda.

Taste: A Big Bite of True-Life Horror

Thursday Apr 17, 2014

The Mystery of Irma Vep

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
"Irma Vep" is back in the Village in a limited-run revival from Red Bull Theater Company, offering a new generation the chance to see why this wild romp is still beloved around the world.

The Library

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Steven Soderbergh directs this stark new play about the aftermath of a high school shooting, now playing at The Public Theatre.

Metamorphoses

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
The University of Colorado Boulder’s staging of Mary Zimmerman’s adaptation of the Roman poet Ovid’s ’Metamorphoses,’ directed by Kevin Crowe, brought a lot to the table in terms of a beautiful set and enthusiastic performances.