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Escape from Soccer City

The FIFA complex here is a swishy maze of a mall, all upscale shops and unrelenting fluorescent lights, attaching the hotels to each other before spilling out into Nelson Mandela Square, which is right now dominated by a Sony tent — a 3D World Cup viewin
Outside the World Cup, seeing South Africa in black and white
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  July 16, 2010
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Masterful metaphor

Some individual experiences certainly can scale up.
Trinity Rep’s enthralling Syringa Tree
By BILL RODRIGUEZ  |  May 14, 2010
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Review: District 9

You have never seen anything like District 9 — or so went the early buzz for Neill Blomkamp's feature-length directorial debut. The concept is the stuff nerdgasms are made of: a vérité sci-fi thriller set in an alternate-reality South Africa where 2.5
Apartheid gets the sci-fi treatment
By SHAULA CLARK  |  August 14, 2009
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Bands on the run

Keeping track of a band’s changing line-up can be hard enough, but Ariel Pink has made matters especially difficult, for fans and for himself.
Ariel Pink finds backing where he can  
By MATT ASHARE  |  February 14, 2006