Aviva Kempner's new documentary is the story of the son of an immigrant peddler who rose to become head of Sears and Roebuck.
Kesey is best remembered for his novels "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"and"Sometimes a Great Notion."
Its unidirectional drive makes it too predictable, although viewers will certainly laugh and enjoy themselves.
As Eric Bentley turns 99 and enters his 100th year, he is recognized as America's oldest living playwright.
"The Book of Mormon," the musical, has been playing on Broadway to rave reviews since March 2011.
Since the 1970s Sanchez has published a steady stream of poetry books and plays.
In Oakland, Cassandra Lopez and the We Tell Our Stories Film Collective will be contributing to the event with their documentary.
We can't write about the California Communist Party without writing about the women leaders who led it from its birth until the collapse of the Soviet Union.
May "Second Nature" find a second production in another community soon. It's a remarkable work.
The cutting-edge new play, with its ripped-from-the-headlines topicality, is, sadly, already in need of updating.