When she heard that robots were writing sports stories, Kelly Kleiman was hardly surprised. But robots writing criticism? "The mind (at least mine) boggles," she writes. "Are reviews really that formulaic?"
Maureen “Mo” Ryan, is one of the country’s top TV critics, best known perhaps for her work at the Chicago Tribune. While there, she championed shows likeLostandBattlestar Galacticathat eventually became huge hits.
Riverfront Theater is postponing Spirit of the Dance "indefinitely" due to "scheduling issues"; they've also pushed back Rocket Man and Man in the Mirror. Their next performance is La Soiree which starts July 18.
"Shoe culture is a beast," storyteller Cara Brigandi said at The Paper Machete — and she wasn't just talking about women who buy Jimmy Choo's worth several hundred dollars. She was talking about the controversy surrounding Adidas' new and recalled shackle sneakers.
It’s hard to imagine the words “comedy” and “Harold Pinter” in the same universe, much less the same sentence; but The Lover is Pinter’s one-act stab at a sex farce. That and other theater recommendations round out this week's Don't-Miss List.