Fresh off its shimmering success with Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata, Union Avenue Opera continues its twentieth season with a very different production: André Previn's A Streetcar Named Desire, a modern operatic work based on the Tennessee Williams masterpiece.
After 80 years in obscurity, Tennessee Williams' short story "Crazy Night" is finally available to the bookworms of the world. And literary experts say the story about a college freshman's feelings for an older girl on a night of drunkenness, desperation and "sexual skirmish" could be a fictionaliz ... More >>
Alicia Lohmar On our way out the door the other afternoon, we spied a squirrel taking a nap, sprawled on a low, fat tree branch in the backyard. Arms and legs hanging, belly stuffed with black walnuts, he was suspended directly above a woefully underused hammock. We felt a sharp pang of jealo ... More >>
This month (on March 26, to be exact), our own Tennessee Williams would have turned 100. And to mark the centennial, various groups across the country are hosting exhibits and celebrations honoring the scribe of St. Louis. (OK, the scribe of Mississippi, too. And New Orleans. And New York. Bu ... More >>