Take 5 (or 8) with Vicki Lawrence

Take 5 (or 8) with Vicki Lawrence

  By Jeff Maisey Comedian/actress/recording artist Vicki Lawrence, best known for her role as Mama on CBS’s “The Carol Burnette Show” (1967-78), will bring her “two-woman” act to Ferguson Center on June 9. (NOTE:The Vicki Lawrence and Mama: A Two-Woman Show...
Danceable Cocktails

Danceable Cocktails

  Ballets with a Twist (Brandy Alexander from Cocktail Hour The Show) Photo by Nico Malvaldi By Michael Curry What’s your favorite? Brandy Alexander perhaps. Or the Singapore Sling, a Bloody Mary or a good old Manhattan? Of course you recognize the names as...
Upcoming Film Events at Naro Cinema

Upcoming Film Events at Naro Cinema

  MEETING GORBACHEV   Werner Herzog, interviews one of the world’s greatest living politicians, Mikhail Gorbachev, the eighth and last leader of the Soviet Union. Now 88, living outside Moscow and battling illness, we’re offered a last chance to learn about true...
Getting a Handle on a Dream

Getting a Handle on a Dream

  By Montague Gammon III In a Summer of Shakespeare reduced and condensed, of Shakespeare symphonic and abridged and played forwards and backwards; in a world awash with the Bard bowdlerized and modernized, concertized, danced and filmed and videoed, set in outer...