Monthly Archives: October 2013

Reich’s inequality and its hollow recommendations…

Robert Reich’s Prescription Rings Hollow ~~Inequality for All, the Robert Reich film everyone is swooning over, is a disappointment disguised as a charming little flick for the chorus. It’s really a middle-of-the-road film in which no one is really held … Continue reading

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Vahé Berberian’s gentle rant, Yeté (If)

In the Armenian world, in the Republic and the diaspora, Vahé Berberian is a unique phenomenon.  True, he is an artist of many talents and media (theater, the novel, painting),  but his singular place in the Armenian cultural/entertainment world is … Continue reading

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Jenin’s gift to the world…

Jenin Freedom Theatre’s Gift to the World There’s always the risk of disappointment when you attend the performance of a theater group that has achieved near-legendary status, as has the Jenin Freedom Theatre.  The JFT is based in the Palestinian … Continue reading

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Short reviews: Reich’s inequality, Jenin’s gift, Berberian’s rant…

October is a busy time in our area–culturally, at least.  Here are four reviews of events which I saw:  Robert Reich’s film, Inequality for All; Jenin Freedom Theatre in a production of Athul Fugard’s The Island; Vahé Berberian from Los … Continue reading

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From the archives: Truffaut and Goddard–the end of a friendship

At MFA, Boston: Truffaut and Godard–the end of a friendship Posted on July 17, 2010 by Taline Voskeritchian Emmanuel Laurent’s Two in the Wave is the remarkable account of the troubled friendship of Francois Truffaut and Jean-Luc Goddard: the former the son of … Continue reading

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