Briefs Close Encounters

Briefs: Close Encounters

It’s an odd thing, walking into a show you’re certain is a burlesque-y irreverent reimagining of David Lean’s 1945 film, Brief Encounter. That’ll teach me for only reading the first and last words of the title and not th...
50 Shades The Musical Parody

50 Shades! The Musical Parody

It doesn’t matter how you arrive at 50 Shades! The Musical Parody, it’s a terrific show. A fan of the books? It’s a terrific show. Loathe the books? It’s a terrific show. Don’t care about the books, but a fan of musical ...
MQFF Samantha Mugatsia as Kena and Sheila Munyiva as Ziki in Rafiki

MQFF: Rafiki

Power-pop-electro anthems follow exuberant schoolgirl Kena (Samantha Mugatsia) as she skateboards through the busy streets of Nairobi in the 2018 Kenyan-drama film Rafiki. The tempo of the music beating at the same speed...
RSAT Dance Nation Natalie Gamsu, Hannah Fredericksen, Casey Filips, Georgina Naidu, Caroline Lee, Tariro Mavondo and Zoe Boesen - photo by Teresa Noble

Dance Nation

Dance Nation is many things all at once: A satirical mirror held up to recent popular (*shudder*) horrors such as the over-angry Dance Moms series, or the over-wrought Dancing Queen; A glimpse at how an unrelenting, comp...