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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Crowns Regina Taylor wrote and directed (with an assist from Rene Moreno) this musical about African-American women and their Sunday hats. Six women, ranging in age from teen to grandma, step forward to share their stories about headwear, anecdo...

    on October 20, 2005
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    Say Amen, Somebody - In Crowns, glory in the gospel of Sunday hats; Handler rattles different religious prey

    Miracles abound in Crowns at Dallas Theater Center and Handler at Quad C Theatre in Plano, two shows that explore faith, love and redemption. DTC's cast of seasoned Equity professionals (including two local favorites) gets into the old-time religion ...

    by Elaine Liner on October 20, 2005
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    Why We Need DVDs

    Arrested Development: Season Two (Fox Home Entertainment) The best show on TV--which you'd know, if you actually watched the thing--also serves as one of the best reasons for the existence of DVD; no show has ever rewarded multiple viewings the wa...

    on October 13, 2005
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    Prophecy Not Fulfilled - Indigo Prophecy offers creepy fun, but fails to live up to the hype.

    Waking from a trance, you find yourself in the restroom of a diner. You just stabbed a complete stranger to death as he urinated. Blood is on everything -- including you. And to make matters worse, a police officer is sitting outside, drinking coffee...

    by Gary Hodges on October 13, 2005
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    Scene's top DVD picks for the week of October 11.

    Alicia Keys: Unplugged (J) Audioslave: Live in Cuba (Sony Music) The Best of the Chris Rock Show: Volumes 1 and 2 (Warner Bros.) Bomb the System (UMVD) The Bridge of San Luis Rey (Warner Bros.) The Dresden Dolls: Paradise (Fontana) ...

    on October 13, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Wicked The story of the Wonderful Wizard of you-know-where is re-imagined as a lavish musical by composer Stephen Schwartz and writer Winnie Holzman (adapted from Gregory Maguire's novel, which was based on L. Frank Baum's books). Now the focus ...

    on October 13, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics survey the local art scene

    Bill Owens: Leisure So that's the way we all became the Brady Bunch. Bill Owens' black-and-white and color shots illustrate what makes American life so distinctively indistinct: the leisurely whiles of suburbanites on vacation and everyday events of ...

    on October 13, 2005
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    Wicked Good - Why is this trip to Oz a dream come true? Because, because, because, because...

    Because of the wonderful things she does, Stephanie J. Block makes Wicked a magical ride. Same goes for Kendra Kassebaum, David Garrison, Carol Kane, Paul Slade Smith, Jenna Leigh Green, Logan Lipton, Derrick Williams and the rest of the marvelous ca...

    by Elaine Liner on October 13, 2005
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    Me, Myself and I, I, I - Trenton Doyle Hancock recovers the "I" in imagination

    Trenton Doyle Hancock's installation at Dunn and Brown Contemporary gives life-form to the figures of his somersaulting imagination--St. Sesom and his band of not-so-merry Vegans, Color Mounds and Miracle Machines. Hancock's St. Sesom and the Cult of...

    by Charissa N. Terranova on October 13, 2005
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    Another Look at a Legend

    Alfred Hitchcock: The Masterpiece Collection (Universal Studios) Alfred Hitchcock may be the best pop filmmaker in our history, and this gorgeous 14-film set is certainly worthy of the master. Licensing issues kept it from being as "definitive" a...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Dallas Observer's top DVD picks for the week of October 4

    The Amityville Horror: Special Edition (Columbia/Tristar) Beyond the Gates of Splendor (Fox) The Black Keys Live (Fat Possum) Christmas With SCTV (Sony Music) Count Duckula: The Complete First Season (Koch Vision) Cream: Royal Albert H...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Roll Play - "We Love Katamari" pretty much says it all.

    Last year's Katamari Damacy was so quirky, it should have been subtitled "Marketed to Stoners. Its star, a little green prince, was forced to roll a giant gravity ball to atone for the sins of his father, the King of the Cosmos, who had gotten drun...

    by Chris Ward on October 6, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics survey the local art scene

    Trenton Doyle Hancock St. Sesom and the Cult of Color Hancock has hit the mark with this multimedia installation, bringing together his talents as graphic artist, conceptualist, painter and, above all else, visionary storyteller. It is a show that, ...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Sailing to Byzantium Sandra Deer's WWI-era drama invites a group of writer-friends to the home of Olivia Shakespear (Ellen Locy), a British romantic secretly in love with Irish poet William Butler Yeats (Bill Jenkins). He's in love with spy Maud...

    on October 6, 2005
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    Tommy Who? - Uptown Players take on The Who's psychedelic sideshow; Echo Theater goes Sailing to Byzantium

    Tommy, we can't hear you. And it's a shame. He still plays a mean pinball, that deaf, dumb and blind kid, but once he snaps out of his self-induced catatonic state, the young pinball wizard can't make any points with the accursed acoustical problems ...

    by Elaine Liner on October 6, 2005
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    Big Fun, Even Small

    Robots (Fox) The story of a small-town 'bot (voiced by Ewan McGregor) who bolts for the big city, Robots is the first non-Pixar film to compete with that studio's razzle and dazzle. The thing's stunning to look at--and, frankly, it's better to sta...

    on September 29, 2005
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    Dallas Observer's top DVD picks for the week of September 27

    American Pie: 3 Movie Pie Pack (Universal) Beethoven: The Pooch Pack (Universal) Billy Jack: The Ultimate Collection (Ventura) Blind Melon: Live at the Metro (EMI) Bouncing Souls: Live at the Glasshouse (Fontana) Britney & Kevin: Chaot...

    on September 29, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics survey the local art scene

    Louise Bourgeois Etchings Much more interesting than pop star-turned-Kabbalah expert Madonna and more creatively charged than the bte noir of academe, Camille Paglia, Louise Bourgeois channels change like a chameleon with a penchant for maintai...

    on September 29, 2005
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    Capsule Reviews - Our critics weigh in on local theater

    Charlotte's Web E.B. White's timeless tale of life and death and unexpected miracles on the farm gets its fourth production at Dallas Children's Theater. Forget any preconceptions about plays for kids. This is big-budget, high-quality entertainm...

    on September 29, 2005
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    Some Pig - Cute hams in DCT's Charlotte's Web; one actor hogs the stage in Shakespeare's Keeper

    Actors are animals. That's the theme of this week's hayride, which takes us to a happy barnyard and a dreary backstage rat's nest. Over at Dallas Children's Theater, they're doing Charlotte's Web, with a charming cast donning the fur and feathers o...

    by Elaine Liner on September 29, 2005
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