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Encounters by the Creek (Post-Nature 4: Dec 1)

11 December 2017

The honey locust out of bloom December 1, 2017, was a glorious spring afternoon in the anti-climate. For the first time since I brought some of my favorite people with me in October,...

Pericles: Born in a Tempest

6 December 2017

[A delayed blog-review: I saw this show on Nov 17, just before the first round of holiday madness. It’s now long since closed, but the performance was inventive and moving enough...

Fiasco’s Twelfth Night (Classic Stage Co.)

4 December 2017

Shakespeare and sea shanties are two of my favorite things, so when Fiasco Theater’s production of Twelfth Night opened with a rendition of the old clipper ship song “Marco...

Back to Post-Nature: Nov 7 and Nov 17

30 November 2017

A new sign (Nov 17) After my first visit to Newtown Creek on Oct 14, I walked through Post-Nature again twice in November. On a cold rainy afternoon on Election Day no one else...