Arts & Culture

Theater Review: "Hollywood"

Martin Meccouri, Shaun T. Evans, Katherine Ko, Scott Drummond and Lee Sellars

“Hollywood,” Joe DiPietro’s latest play, calls itself a “noir thriller.” It has a lot of elements, some of them black or at least bleak, but not necessarily noir. 

Theater Review: "Camp David"

Ned Eisenberg as Menachem Begin, Richard Thomas as Jimmy Carter, and Khaled Nabawy as Anwar Sadat

It was a long shot from the beginning. The players: a failed president (Jimmy Carter); an assassin and Nazi collaborator (Anwar Sadat, President of Egypt), and a terrorist (Menachem Begin, Prime Minister of Israel).

The task: To establish peace between Egypt and Israel.

'Hillcrest Hot List,' popular people, places and things in local summer entertainment 2016

Kesha will perform at San Diego Pride weekend 2016.

Hillcrest Hot List

The summer is almost here and as things (hopefully) start to heat up so too does the local entertainment.

SDGLN has compiled the people who are most likely to make your summer more entertaining in music, movies and all things pop culture in the biggest LGBT sector of San Diego, Hillcrest.

Theater Review: “Amadeus”

The cast of South Coast Repertory’s 2016 production of Amadeus by Peter Shaffer.

Don’t believe everything you hear in Peter Shaffer’s “Amadeus.” Just enjoy what you see for the terrific story it is.

“Amadeus” is Shaffer’s 1979 fictionalization of Mozart’s last ten years. Child prodigy Mozart (Asher Grodman), now 25, had journeyed from his home in Salzburg to the musical bigtime in Vienna, where he hoped to find backers and write (more) brilliant music.

Theater Review: "The Boy Who Danced On Air"

Troy Iwata (Paiman)

“If you decide the traditions are nothing, then you have nothing. You are only dancing on air.” - Jahandar

Afghanistan has strict laws about sexual behavior – and a practice called Bacha Bazi (“boy play”), in which poverty-stricken parents sell their boys as young as nine to wealthy, often married men who teach them to dance (dressed as women).

Theater Review: "Our Lady Of Kibeho"

Monya, Johnson, Hayes, Johnston, Hunter, Franklin, Dodson

The horrific ethnic genocide in mid-1990s Rwanda left some one million Tutsis dead at the hands of the then-ruling Hutus.