Or as I was tempted to call it: apropos of everything.
Father in Israel screening March 25
An advance screening of Christian Vuissa’s film “Father in Israel” will take place at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 25, at the Megaplex 8 at Thanksgiving Point. Click here for details. The film’s theatrical release is planned for this fall.
“Little Happy Secrets” March 19-23 in Provo
The New Play Projects production of “Little Happy Secrets” opens tonight. You can . Larson bills her play as being “about a young woman coming to terms with her homosexuality without compromising her LDS faith.”
Menachem Wecker on a staging of “My Name is Asher Lev”
Menachem Wecker, who blogs on art and religion at Iconia, wrote a review earlier this month for The Jewish Press of a staging of Chaim Potok’s novel “My Name is Asher Lev.” I thought that this would be of interest to AMV’s readers because of Potok’s popularity in the world of Mormon letters, but even more I’m linking to it because it’s an excellent piece of criticism.
Writing for The Chronicle Review, Jeffrey H. Grey dissects the Poet’s Puffery that exists in the modern American literary scene. He equates the tendency to praise most modern poets with grade inflation and writes: “over the past few years of editing a large reference work on American poetry, I’ve found an unexpected pleasure in the merely satisfactory.”
Orson Scott Card on Mobility 2088
So I’m mainly posting this because I was amused to be pitched by a Social Media Marketing Manager, but for fans of OSC who’d rather see him prognosticate about the future rather than pontificate about politcs, should check out Mobility in 2088 (link is to YouTube), a Honda-funded documentary.