THE PENNY POST
What fresh hell is this?
By Andrei Codrescu
I’ve been to South Florida enough and written about it enough times to think that there isn’t another thing I can say about it. I know that Miami doesn’t look like “CSI” because they use special lenses. I know that South Beach is one big meat market where muscles and behinds are traded as casually as snorting coke off a car key. A Lexus, most likely.
‘Legend’ conjures up those 9/11 fears again
By David Stanke
People racing on foot to find a way off the island of Manhattan; military vehicles taking positions around the city; historic bridges destroyed; the futile efforts of a population to escape an unimaginable disaster: these are the visions of “I am Legend.”
The new game plan focuses on skills and creativity
By Judith Stiles
A fundamental change is occurring in how soccer is being taught to American children, and in this revolution’s forefront is an innovative program at the Downtown United Soccer Club.
Kids Things To Do
DOWNTOWN ART & LIFESTYLE
The unbuilt, thought-filled environment
By Stephanie Buhmann
During a time when most galleries in Chelsea and Uptown prepare to close for the holidays, Sunday L.E.S., located at 237 Eldridge Street, has opened one more solo exhibition.
Pinter returns, slightly more the wisecracker
By JERRY TALLMER
At the top of Act I in the script of Harold Pinter’s “The Homecoming” there is this stage direction following the entrance of Max, the parent and tyrant of a disjointed household of men in North London: “He wears an old cardigan and a cap, and carries a stick.”
The Living Theatre, alive with the sound of avant garde music
BY ANDREY HENKIN
On a the early side of a Nor’easter floating over the metropolitan area, 25 hardy souls made their way several blocks from the closest subway to the downstairs performing arts space The Living Theatre.
Oil and water
Strange collaborations and explorations on CD
‘Beckett Shorts’ long on desperation
By SARAH NORRIS
Director JoAnne Akalaitis, former artistic director of the Public, has never been a purist when directing Samuel Beckett’s plays.
The Texan Hollywood adores
By Steven Snyder
With this sharp a screenplay and this brilliant a cast, “Charlie Wilson’s War” would be an entertaining diversion in any season.
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