Arts: Performing Arts Events/Festivals

‘Bridesmaids’ at 10: Being One Requires a Pinch of Humor & Cynicism

Fathom Events — in collaboration with Turner Classic Movies — is sponsoring a 10th Anniversary celebration of the Kristen Wiig/Annie Mumolo classic Bridesmaids on Sunday, June 6th, as well as the 9th and 10th. As part of FF2 Media’s support for this giddy, “gal-pal” milestone, Katusha Jin offers her take on the perils of being […]

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Arts: Performing Arts Features

Dreaming of Live Music and Fairs in 2021

At this point, we are fatigued from hearing about the millions of ways that the pandemic has thrown our lives into disarray. Whether it is staring at a computer screen for 10 hours a day, ordering groceries online, or struggling to see family and friends, this past year has certainly exacted its toll. The pandemic […]

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Arts: Performing Arts Interviews

‘Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog’ is a Poignant Tale of Displacement and Loss

FF2 editor-in-chief Jan Lisa Huttner called filmmaker Lynn Roth in Los Angeles to discuss her new film Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog. Although Shepherd begins right before the Holocaust and contains scenes set in a Nazi labor camp, it is a family-oriented film meant to facilitate discussions across multiple generations. Roth’s focus is […]

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Arts: Performing Arts Features

Longing for My Return to the Circus Tent

A hush falls over the entire audience. All 200 eyes are staring up at the ceiling as the performer prepares to do a big fall. Or there’s scattered sharp intakes of breath when the aerialist does something seemingly impossible, like catching the bar with their toes. It’s the beauty and glory of the circus. Circus […]

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Arts: Visual Arts Interviews

Andrea Love Talks Stop-Motion Animation, Wool and Bagels

Tulip is a “woolly” stop-motion short film adapted from Thumbelina by Andrea Love and Phoebe Wahl. It chronicles tiny Tulip’s journey through a whimsical forest world as she endeavors to make it back home before dawn. I was fortunate enough to catch up with co-director and co-executive producer Andrea Love about her latest projects, animation, […]

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Arts: Performing Arts Features

Virtual Art Vs. Live Art: What Art Enthusiasts Will Enjoy After Lockdown

Since spring of 2020, the pandemic has shut off some of the most loved places for art enthusiasts, hobbyists, and collectors. The artists themselves have lost out on opportunities to showcase their training, their talents, and ultimately the chance to progress their careers. For the audience, we’ve had to omit any in-person experiences from our calendars, which are probably filled with events that have been crossed out with notes of postponement again and again.

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