LA Culture Hound review of 3/10/13 Beth Lapides has just returned from a visit to the Magic Castle and thinks magic may be in the air tonight. It’s hard to disagree. Inside the magical speakeasy at First and Hope, time bends and conflates and it’s not necessarily due to today’s time change. Perhaps it’s being in the midst of exceptionally strong talent … Read More
As always, Beth Lapides displayed her gifts at alchemy by assembling the perfect blend of talent to make for a mesmerizing night.
WE WERE SKIRBALLING! Great time tonight at Say The Word: Bleeding Hearts at The Skirball Cultural Center. Thanks to a great line up: Tim Bagley, Carlos Kotkin, Cindy Chupack, Wayne Federman, Jon Kinnally and making her stage debut 18 year old Natalie Lindeman with a truly lovely story about falling ad falling in love that is slated to appear in … Read More
Here’s Tig Notaro’s guest DJ set. A perfect compliment to her performance on UnCabaret Amazon Episode 2 in which she appears with Margaret Cho, Dana Gould, Taylor Negron and Garfunkel and Oates. Enjoy!
And I pray/hope/wish — pick your favorite verb of aspiring — that we become a planet with more hand-to-hand clapping and less hand-to-hand combat, in the very, very near future. And meanwhile, I’ll fight my hardest to make the world safe for comedy of a different kind.
If there is one truth that becomes self-evident after repeated viewings of UnCabaret, it is that audiences respond to honesty and truth, and the slightest whiff of faux confession or contrived story leaves a crowd cold.
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