They say everything old becomes new again. I mostly associate mead with medieval times -- large halls full of burly men hoisting flagons of the stuff as they gnaw on haunches of meat and throw the bones over their shoulders -- but artisanal honey wine is making a comeback in the U.S. (of course). A ... More >>
Because it became too expensive to house nearly 250 criminals on a rock in the middle of the ocean, Alcatraz officially shut down in 1963... or did it? And after it shut down, all of the inmates were transferred to other prisons... or were they? In the new J.J. Abrams-produced supernatural thrille ... More >>
Hollywood's craziest premiere this week didn't take place in Los Angeles, it rocked Alcatraz Island. For the first time since Sean Connery launched the feature film The Rock there in 1996, the isle hosted a premiere party Wednesday night for Alcatraz, a television series produced by J.J. Abrams (Fr ... More >>
Image Courtesy of: Courtesy of mellopix.comJohnny (John Gallagher Jr.) and St. Jimmy (Tony Vincent) in American Idiot. I wasn't crazy about Berkeley Rep's latest offering, but there's no denying that the company is a leading developer of nationally significant plays. Sarah Jones's Bridge & Tu ... More >>
Political theater may preach to the converted, but it can still teach us something about the world
Sarah Jones' characters aren't just studies in race and prejudice; they're studies in contradiction
Performance artist Sarah Jones transforms into eight women to examine human rights in her solo show
The revolution will not be televised, or broadcast, or even relayed via smoke signals.