Hot tickets: Performing arts

| Jan 3, 2008

Hot tickets: Performing arts

Tokubetsu Buyo Koen ‘The Brad Pitt of kabuki,” swooned The Daily Telegraph; “the kabuki kid,” meanwhile, is how The Guardian dubbed him. But it’s not just the English press getting hot under the collar for dashing tachiyaku (male lead) Ichikawa Ebizo, whose circle of ...

Hot tickets: Film

| Jan 3, 2008

Hot tickets: Film

Fast Food Nation If Morgan Spurlock’s “Super Size Me” made the case that fast food is bad for your body, Richard Linklater’s “Fast Food Nation,” adapted from Eric Schlosser’s best-selling expose, shows us how it’s bad on so many other levels. Schlosser’s book was ...

Hot tickets: Art

| Jan 3, 2008

Hot tickets: Art

by Edan Corkill

Twilight of the Turbulent Gods Long known for photographs in which he transforms himself into Western culture’s feminine icons — from Mona Lisa to Marilyn Monroe — Yasumasa Morimura decided two years ago it was time to tackle the male “realm of politics and ...