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2010 Stories by Robrt L. Pela

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  • La Luz del Mundo: God May Not Live in a Material Church, But He's Building a Sweet Pad

    published November 4, 2010

    I left the Catholic Church when I was 17. I'd been fussing for a while with all the weirdness about virgin birth and resurrection and the... More >>

  • Natural Rhythm

    published November 4, 2010

    One rarely hears R. Murray Schafer’s shocking musical gambol “A Medieval Bestiary” these days, but fans of melodious naughties... More >>

  • Songs in the Key of Life

    published November 4, 2010

    Part world music concert, part documentary, Laya Project is a musical film journey that pays tribute to the survivors of the December... More >>

  • Electric Avenue

    published November 4, 2010

    It’s not what you think. Sarah Ruhl’s In the Next Room (Or the Vibrator Play) is, like so much of the playwright’s work, a... More >>

  • Shine 2010: Where to Drive in Scottsdale

    published November 4, 2010

    There's a reason why people who live in Phoenix sometimes fib and claim to live in Scottsdale. Named in 1894 for Army chaplain Winfield Scott,... More >>

  • Light Up the Sky Fails to Ignite

    published October 28, 2010

    In Act Two of Moss Hart's 1948 comedy Light Up the Sky, a group of theater types await the reviews of the opening night performance of... More >>

  • Natural Rhythm

    published October 28, 2010

    One rarely hears R. Murray Schafer’s shocking musical gambol “A Medieval Bestiary” these days, but fans of melodious naughties... More >>

  • Love is Hard

    published October 28, 2010

    Motti Lerner’s Hard Love tells a story that’s part Lifetime movie of the week (young couple’s marriage falls victim to... More >>

  • CityScape: If Phoenix's Latest Urban Development Fails to Get Off the Ground, Is It Our Fault?

    published October 21, 2010

    CityScape smells like hamburger meat. The scent of comfort food probably wasn't part of RED Development's plan when it hired Callison... More >>

  • Mood Swings

    published October 21, 2010

    Before there was such a thing as “retro” – back when stockings were made from silk and had seams, and before twenty-somethings... More >>

  • From Lithgow with Love

    published October 21, 2010

    When John Lithgow’s father became ill late in life, the actor moved in with his parents to help care for his dad. John knew that his... More >>

  • "The Trunk Murders"

    published October 14, 2010

    She didn’t do it. Most folks forget -- or don’t know -- that Winnie Ruth Judd did not, in fact, hack up the body of one of... More >>

  • Strings Attached

    published October 14, 2010

    She didn’t do it. Most folks forget -- or don’t know -- that Winnie Ruth Judd did not, in fact, hack up the body of one of... More >>

  • Tlingit Time

    published October 14, 2010

    Art fans worried that Tlingit mythology would remain under-represented this season can breathe a sigh of relief: Preston Singletary has a new... More >>

  • Bite Me

    published October 7, 2010

    Choreographer Lisa Starry was onto this whole sexy vampire thing long before it was faddish. Her annual production of Scorpius Dance... More >>

  • Purple Reign

    published October 7, 2010

    The Color Purple is a musical that wants us to arrive at the theater already familiar with its story, most of which has been swept away... More >>

  • Neil LaBute's reasons to be pretty Is Full of Decent Actors, But What's It Getting At?

    published September 30, 2010

    The third in playwright Neil LaBute's trilogy about looks-ism, reasons to be pretty is a humdinger, full of fire and music and enough... More >>

  • The Expurgated Mexico

    published September 30, 2010

    It’s a grand undertaking: Seven actors performing 50 roles to tell the story of Mexico’s turbulent history, in a tale that commences... More >>

  • Totally Wild

    published September 30, 2010

    Its title suggests sketch comedy involving beer bongs and the repeated use of the words “babes” and “doobage,” but Dudes... More >>

  • Joan Waters' "20/20: New Sculpture and Painting" Brings Caribbean-Inspired Colors to @Central Gallery

    published September 23, 2010

    Joan Waters moved to Phoenix from Baltimore 20 years ago, and while the landscape and lighting of both cities inform the artist's work, it's... More >>

  • Happy B-Day, Tosca

    published September 23, 2010

    Giacomo Puccini's Tosca is back -- this time on the silver screen. Puccini's melodramatic opera, based on the French-language play La... More >>

  • A Book By Its Cover

    published September 23, 2010

    The local theater season has commenced, and Stray Cat Theatre is celebrating this fact with the third installment of Neil Labute’s trilogy... More >>

  • Schticky Bits

    published September 23, 2010

    If you wait long enough, everything that’s played on Broadway in the past decade will make its way to Phoenix -- usually in the form of a... More >>

  • Saving Tania's Privates: Tania Katan May Be America's Foremost Jewish Lesbian Breast Cancer Survivor

    published September 16, 2010

    Tania Katan is talking about her chest. Again. "Not having boobies is not who I am," she's saying. "It's an opportunity for me to say... More >>

  • Gimmie Cinematic Shelter

    published September 16, 2010

    It appears finally to have happened: The Rolling Stones are too old to tour. Why else would the band have re-released its seminal concert film,... More >>

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