REVIEW: Indecent: Art and Erasure…and the Rain Scene (Guthrie)

A "troupe" of Yiddish theatre players in the Guthrie Theater production of Paula Vogel's play Indecent, directed by Wendy C. Goldberg. Photo by Dan Norman. Indecent is one of the most powerful plays I’ve seen on the Guthrie stage. It is beautiful. At times, it’s funny. At moments, it’s transfixing. It is

NEWS: Rebuilding a Library after ISIS

The Great Library of Alexandria burning in antiquity, as depicted in John Westrop Watkins' Popular History of Egypt (1886). There's not a lot that you can do for a library that's been deliberately set on fire. There is, however, quite a lot that you can do when the fire's stopped burning, most of