This Tim Burton-produced affair from director James
Bobin certainly has the feel of a trippy Burton fantasy, not to
mention the presences of Burton stalwarts Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham
Carter (as the Mad Hatter and Iracebeth, respectively).
There is a delicious thrill in watching a completely
dialed-in performer tackle a truly larger-than-life character, one of
those outsized personalities that can dominate a story, crowding out
others, even the presumed protagonists.
On the ides of April, despite a
forgivingly warm day, it seemed that the entirety of Cincinnati’s poetry
scene cloistered itself in the Mercantile Library to witness the
inauguration of poet laureate Pauletta Hansel.
annual gala will be the evening of May 27 at the Aronoff Center. This is
a great program for high school kids involved in the arts — I thought
it was worth writing more about the program and its annual culminating
Though she’s the youngest of three
artists showing at Carl Solway Gallery, Elsa Hansen possesses the wisdom
of an old soul. Like the Solway Gallery, Hansen is talkin’ ’bout her
generation while bridging generational gaps.