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Wednesday, July 29, 2020

‘The Overtime Cabaret: From Home’ and Streaming Shows by Kurt Gardner

Cabaret, music, comedy, poetry, drama and dance are all offered virtually.

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

This Weekend at the Public Theater of San Antonio by Kurt Gardner

Music, an original work and cabaret. Zoom it all!

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Saturday, July 4, 2020

Great Performances by Kurt Gardner

Here’s another archival ArtsBeatLA post from contributor Kurt Gardner. Originally posted in Weird Movie Village, January 2010. Let’s take a look at some actors who created great ch…

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Thursday, June 25, 2020

This Weekend at the Public Theater of San Antonio by Kurt Gardner

Music, new works and important news about theater are available at The Public's virtual theater this weekend.

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Exclusive Interview: Singer/Actor Annie Golden by Kurt Gardner

Annie Golden is one of those fortunate performers who’s managed to do it all — stage, film, concerts and television. From CBGB to Hair to Sondheim, right up to her latest show, she’s a…

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Friday, June 12, 2020

Get a Taste of San Antonio Theater with the Public’s Virtual Offerings by Kurt Gardner

Another weekend of online entertainment, courtesy of the Public Theater of San Antonio.

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Friday, June 5, 2020

Film Review: ‘The Dinner Party’ by Kurt Gardner

Although it's unnecessarily lengthy and suffers from an overabundance of dialogue, Doleac's film provides some thrills and interesting twists.

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Monday, June 1, 2020

David Cronenberg and the New Flesh by Kurt Gardner

A look back at some of director David Cronenberg's earlier, twisted films.

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Thursday, May 21, 2020

Talking Heads: A Filmic Appreciation by Kurt Gardner

An affectionate look back at Talking Heads' two theatrical films.

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Sunday, May 10, 2020
Saturday, May 2, 2020

Exclusive Interview with Sam Sherman, Legendary Drive-In Producer by Kurt Gardner

Sherman talks about his remarkable career.

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Monday, April 20, 2020

Virtual SXSW: Film Review — ‘Tomboy’ by Kurt Gardner

This intriguing documentary focuses on some of the rarest performers in the music business — female drummers.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Virtual SXSW Film Review: ‘Drunk Bus’ PLUS a Special Free Event by Kurt Gardner

One of the many casualties of this year’s canceled SXSW Festival is Drunk Bus, the feature debut from directors John Carlucci and Brandon LaGanke. It’s a ruefully funny film that deserve…

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Virtual SXSW: Film Review — ‘We Don’t Deserve Dogs’ by Kurt Gardner

Matthew Salleh and Rose Tucker's documentary intimately explores humankind's longstanding relationship with canine companions.

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Saturday, February 29, 2020

Movie Review: A Quietly Affecting ‘Carol of the Bells’ by Kurt Gardner

Though modestly budgeted and deliberately paced, Joey Travolta's quietly moving film delivers the emotional goods.

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Wednesday, February 19, 2020

‘Hedwig’ Does Texas by Kurt Gardner

San Antonio 'Hedwig' stars Roy Thomas and Morgan Clyde talk about the show with the Roxie Theatre's Jonathan Pennington.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

World premieres and notable speakers highlight SXSW 2020 by Kurt Gardner

The annual conference in Austin is presenting 99 world premiere features and speakers from all aspects of the entertainment industry.

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Film Review: ‘Goalie’ Is a Different Kind of Sports Biopic by Kurt Gardner

Director Adriana Maggs' well-produced biopic is an unflinching look at the brief, tragic life of champion Canadian goaltender Terry Sawchuk.

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Sunday, January 12, 2020

Film Review: ‘Reality Queen!’ Skewers the Celebutante Genre by Kurt Gardner

Paris Hilton, Kim Kardashian and Nicole Richie (to name a few) get the satirical treatment in Reality Queen!, a hilarious mockumentary about the inescapable reality show genre. Julia Faye…

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Friday, August 23, 2019

Film Review: Alex Wolff’s ‘The Cat and the Moon’ by Kurt Gardner

At age 21, the actor and musician Alex Wolff has already made his mark on the industry, both as an actor (Hereditary) and a musician. Now, he has added another couple of notches to his belt …

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Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Writer/Performer Ross John Gosla by Kurt Gardner

The 2017 Fringe award-winner returns with a topical new show.

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Sunday, June 9, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Writer/Director Thomas Wortham by Kurt Gardner

The Fringe first-timer discusses his new show about the late, great video store culture.

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Sunday, June 2, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Singer/Performer Victoria Gordon by Kurt Gardner

The artist and L.A. native makes her Fringe debut this year.

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Thursday, May 30, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Kat Primeau of Improv Troupe Robot Teammate by Kurt Gardner

The veteran troupe returns to the Fringe with a brand new musical comedy.

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Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Lucy Gillespie, Writer of ‘Son of a Bitch’ by Kurt Gardner

Another piece making its world premiere at the Fringe is Son of a Bitch, the story of the controversial political strategist Lee Atwater. It was written by Lucy Gillespie, playwright of last…

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Monday, May 27, 2019

Film Review: Lin Shaye in ‘Room for Rent’ by Kurt Gardner

The familiar character actor has a field day playing a psycho landlady.

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Saturday, May 25, 2019

Voices from the Fringe: Erik Blair, Writer/Director of ‘Internal’ by Kurt Gardner

Making its world premiere at this year’s Hollywood Fringe is Internal, a new piece from They Played Productions, creators of last year’s God: the Apologies Tour and 2016’s horror music…

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Thursday, May 23, 2019

Upgrade your company and make it greater with Virtual Data Room by Kurt Gardner

  At this time, more than enoughmany|numerous} offices and partnerships turn to if you are a user of this method? Let’s check. Best Data Room is an app that supplies protected and soli…

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Friday, April 19, 2019

‘Thelma & Louise’ Documentary Makes Its L.A. Premiere Friday by Kurt Gardner

Jennifer Townsend’s insightful documentary, Catching Sight of Thelma & Louise. is making its Los Angeles theatrical debut this week at Laemmle’s Music Hall starting

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Thursday, April 4, 2019

SXSW World Premiere Review: “Any One of Us” by Kurt Gardner

Any One of Us, a new documentary that provides an unflinching look at traumatic spinal cord injuries (SCIs), is certainly one of the most powerful and

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Sunday, March 24, 2019

SXSW World Premiere Review: “The Peanut Butter Falcon” by Kurt Gardner

  In The Peanut Butter Falcon, newcomer Zack Gottsagen stars as a 22-year-old with Down syndrome who lives in a retirement home — the only place

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