Pearl Jam is one of the most peculiar bands in rock history. They came into the spotlight in the early 90s, became famous, were called sellouts, then spent the next few years trying to ruin their own reputation. To mark the incredible 20-year journey through success and chaos, Director Cameron Crow whittled down more than 1,200 hours of footage into 120 minutes of live footage and interviews in the documentary Pearl Jam 20, which is at the Michigan Theater on September 20. $9. 7 and 9:45pm. 603 E. Liberty St. 734-668-8397. www.michtheater.org.
Cynical, absurd, and fiercely entertaining “The Favorite” is one of the best films of 2018. Dark, twisted, nihilistic, and hilarious, “The Favourite” follows Queen Anne, Lady Sarah Churchill, and a new arrival in court, Abigail Masham, through court intrigue so perilous that it makes “Dangerous Liaisons” seem Disneyesque. “The Favourite” takes place in England during
Mother and son make high art of “the tiny majority” We live in an age of attention deficit disorder, surrounded and distracted by devices, games, apps, and ads competing for our eyeballs and mouse clicks. But if we pay attention, a pair of artists, Karen Ann Klein and her son Barrett Klein, show us the
A search for the original Origin stories, for superheroes, famous people and more, have always been popular in the movie and TV business, but book characters rarely get the same treatment. Local actor, director and playwright Michael Herman’s new play, “Mad as a Hatter”, produced by the Roustabout Theatre Troupe from April 4th-20th at the
Water can be purifying, it can clean and soothe and nourish. It can also be something so formidable as to wear its way through soil and rock. Fittingly, then, Chris DuPont has titled his forthcoming album Floodplains, evoking a subtle but potent force of nature where a river mimics the unpredictable bends of life, depositing