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Theater Review: "Hedwig and the Angry Inch"

Euan Morton as Hedwig

If you're not familiar with the musical exposé that is "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" now playing at San Diego's Civic Theatre, you may wonder what it is exactly you're about to settle into and watch for 90 minutes.

I'll try to explain, keeping in mind the show doesn't have an intermission. 

Woman who went on racist tirade identified as Jennifer Boyle from Chicago

Jennifer Boyle has been identified as the woman in the Black Friday rant at Michael's craft store.

The woman who might be considered a retail customer service worker’s worst nightmare has been identified.

Chicago consumer Jennifer Boyle has become somewhat of a cyber villain over the last week when she went on a racist tirade against Michael’s employees over a dollar tote bag.

Theater Review: "A Christmas Carol"

David McBean, Tom Stephenson

Some people have to be scared into being good. Come to think of it, maybe all of us do, but at any rate Ebenezer Scrooge is definitely in that category. Like the Grinch, his heart was two sizes too small.

Scrooge’s heart started to shrink years ago when as a boy he was left all alone at his boarding school for the holidays.

Theater Review: "Plaid Tidings"

Cast of "Plaid Tidings"

Remember Forever Plaid, that hapless close-harmony quartet that bashed into a busful of Catholic schoolgirls on their way to the Ed Sullivan Show back in 1964?

The girls were not hurt, the Plaids became instant angels, and every now and then St. Peter sends the guys back to earth for one reason or another.

Movie Review: "The Music of Strangers"

Sixteen years later, the ensemble may have changed out a few players, but it still tours the world every year.

“This film is trying to remind people that culture is not the frosting on the cake. It’s the plate that the cake sits on.” --- Director Morgan Neville

We say that music builds bridges. World-famous cellist Yo-Yo Ma’s desire to know how that works and exactly what it means led to the formation of his Silk Road Ensemble, and finally to this film.