Religion

‘The Wicker Man’ At Columbus

(7.28) Tickets are still available for tonight’s screening of the 1973 horror classic “The Wicker Man” starring Edward Woodward, Christopher Lee, and Britt Eklund. This new digital restoration is being released to celebrate the 50th anniversary. A thumbnail of the plot goes as follows: “A puritan Police Sergeant arrives in a Scottish island village in […]

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‘Sine Nomine’ Perform Requiem At St. Martin’s

(1.20) This Friday the Sine Nomine choral ensemble will be performing Ein Deutsches Requiem by Johannes Brahms, the 1866 edition with chamber choir and four hand piano. Johannes Brahms transcribed an alternative edition of his beloved Ein Deutsches Requiem with accompaniment of four hands on one piano. This more intimate and transparent version was premiered

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Roger Williams Memorial — New Exhibit To Be Installed

Coming soon, “New and Dangerous Opinions.” No word on whether our old friend here will have a role to play in the new installation. And while this weirdly tarted-up mannequin (eyeliner?) has grown on me over the years, it’s quite tall and, ironically,* visitors must always be looking up his nostrils. (I believe the statue

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Suggested Viewing For Blasphemers, Heretics, Etc.

I defy you not to laugh at the centurions trying-not-to-laugh scene. “Life of Brian” got a big thumbs up from Roger Ebert who reminds us, The difficulty with a literal interpretation of the Bible is that it is a translation of a translation of a translation of documents that were chosen by the early church

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