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Theater Review: Equestrian absurdity at ‘The Derby County Derby’

Sam Freedman, Columnist

October 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Reviews, The Current, Theater

Vertigo Productions is off to an outstanding start with its first original offering of the school year, a madcap little number called “The Derby County Derby.” Set in imaginary Derby County, Ky., this gleeful work of fiction ...

Movie Review: Dead on arrival, Burton’s ‘Frankenweenie’ fails to meet expectations

Aliza Weinberger, Columnist

October 5, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns & Reviews, Movies, Reviews, The Current

At this point, it is easy to predict what you’ll get when you see a Tim Burton film: spooky overtones, commentary on suburbia, artistic use (or overuse) of color, and, more often than not, Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. And when Burton ...

Clothes Lines: Fixing the faux pas

Pam Keller, Columnist

October 4, 2012

Filed under Columns & Reviews, Fashion, Lifestyle, The Current

“You know, it's not really required of you to make a speech. Seriously, most people just take the crown and go." - "Mean Girls" As The Current's new style columnist, I feel I should share some of my most memorable fashion ...