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2011 Stories by Penn Bullock

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  • Lost in Translation

    published October 13, 2011

    Lend Me a Tenor is a Tony-winning, screwball comedy from the '80s that incorporates tranquilizer and blackface. Let me explain.... More >>

  • Knockdown, Dragout

    published October 6, 2011

    A fresh crop of drag queens and kings are hitting the scene in Wilton Manors in search of a throne. For ten weeks, they've been in drag boot camp,... More >>

  • Oktober Fest in Okländ Park

    published September 29, 2011

    It's October, so it's time to get schnitzel-faced on German beer while dressed like a Bavarian villager and listening to accordion music. And... More >>

  • Your Fix of Whimsy

    published September 29, 2011

    Tra-la-la! You need whimsy in your life. Everyone does. At the 1310 Gallery in Fort Lauderdale, they've got you covered with a new exhibit... More >>

  • Art Imitates Horror

    published September 29, 2011

    The Alien franchise got its distinctive aesthetic from a Swiss surrealist artist, H.R. Giger. His paintings gave the alien its drooling,... More >>

  • Disco Is Back From the Dead

    published September 22, 2011

    Thursday, the music inside the Hard Rock Seminole Casino could become so gay as to open a rupture at the quantum level. Three of the... More >>

  • Tennis Legends in Fort Lauderdale

    published September 22, 2011

    John McEnroe, Pete Sampras, Jim Courier, and Jimmy Connors are coming to the BankAtlantic Center. In their younger days, they were the best... More >>

  • “I, for One, Welcome Our New Robot Overlords”

    published September 22, 2011

    The “Robotics” exhibit at the South Florida Science Museum brings humans right up-close to their future overlords. You can play... More >>

  • Broadway Bonanza

    published September 15, 2011

    If you're a Broadway neophyte like we are, you're haunted by a nagging sense of inadequacy for never having seen the stage versions of the staple... More >>

  • They Don't Go Together Like a Horse and Carriage

    published September 15, 2011

    Marriage and politics are a reactive mix. Either the drunken wife is blabbing about the president's crimes and needs to be sequestered (brave... More >>

  • Roger Daltrey’s Rock Opera

    published September 8, 2011

    Roger Daltrey is reviving a rock opera from his days as lead singer of the Who. Tommy is the epic tale of a “deaf, dumb, and blind boy... More >>

  • Come to Mama

    published September 8, 2011

    Evan Wyler is a young gay writer struggling in New York. Like every starving artist, he has dreamed of a rich patron sweeping in to bankroll his... More >>

  • Gastronomy Gentrified

    published September 1, 2011

    Haute cuisine continues its long colonialization of American peasant food this week. First it was lobster. Then shrimp. More recently, the burger.... More >>

  • Marquis de SoFla

    published September 1, 2011

    Celebrate this Labor Day by being treated like a scab in a gimp mask. Head to the fourth-anniversary party of Electrolust, a semisecretive SoFla... More >>

  • Prized Portraiture

    published September 1, 2011

    The Boca Museum is taking portraits out of storage and showing them off to the public. The collection is topnotch. There’s an original Andy... More >>

  • WWE on Wheels

    published August 25, 2011

    The basic premise of roller derby is that of a bunch of women banging one another -- that is, banging into one another -- on roller skates.... More >>

  • Cinema Caliente

    published August 25, 2011

    The Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival is undertaking a three-day celebration of Spanish cinema and cuisine. On Friday, the... More >>

  • He's the Death of the Party

    published August 25, 2011

    "Anything Is Possible" is an exhibit at Broward College on "manufactured reality" that makes you happy about contemporary art. Three... More >>

  • Art, Music, and Alcohol Appreciation

    published August 18, 2011

    Downtown Delray Beach will be an open-air art gallery on Thursday, with four-by-six-foot gallery walls set up along six blocks. Show up in... More >>

  • Drawing Betty Pickle

    published August 18, 2011

    Have you ever wanted to be one of those art students you see in the movies, sketching a naked model in a room full of people all pretending to be... More >>

  • Mr. Joan Crawford

    published August 11, 2011

    After the death of legendary actress Joan Crawford, her daughter published a book that has gone down as one of the most unflattering tell-alls in... More >>

  • Epic Bitch Fight

    published August 4, 2011

    Chitterling Heights is a play about two powerful black artists at the beginning of the civil rights era. And it's about their... More >>

  • Handicapped Art

    published August 4, 2011

    Studio 18 has hit upon an interesting premise for an art exhibit: It's taken works from 40 regional artists, including two New Times... More >>

  • Gigantic Fucking Muscles

    published July 7, 2011

    Freakishly fit men and women will be flexing their engorged, glistening musculature in Speedos and bikinis at the 31st Annual NPC Southern... More >>

  • Psychedelic Portraits and Burned Things

    published June 30, 2011

    The 1310 Gallery is opening its three-story collective in Fort Lauderdale to show off some irresistibly unusual works by Floridian artists. Leslie... More >>

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