Elizabeth Crawford

Ben and Jerry’s: licking the competition?

Managers of Cone E. Island, an ice creamery in 2000 Penn, said they are concerned they will see a drop in sales as a result of the opening of Ben and Jerry’s Oct. 9 in the basement of the Marvin Center, although business has not dropped yet. “It just opened a week ago, and we […]

Arena stage retells Agamemnon and his Daughters

A low rumble of thunder escapes from the depths of the Arena Stage and mixes with an ominous blue light that captures the audience during the opening scene of Kenneth Cavander’s “Agamemnon and His Daughters.” The light refuses to relinquish the audience’s attention until the final scene of the nearly three hour production. Performed in […]

Arena Stage retells ancient tragedy

A low rumble of thunder escapes from the depths of the Arena Stage and mixes with an ominous blue light that captures the audience during the opening scene of Kenneth Cavander’s “Agamemnon and His Daughters.” The light refuses to relinquish the audience’s attention until the final scene of the nearly three hour production. Performed in […]

Thiebaud gets just desserts

Serving up thickly painted cakes, pies and slices of past Americana culture, Californian artist Wayne Thiebaud tempts art and dessert lovers alike in a new exhibit, “Wayne Thiebaud: A Paintings Retrospective,” showing at The Phillips Collection through April 29. Famous for his still-life paintings of toys, candies and confections, Thiebaud offers visitors a wide variety […]

Dimock Gallery’s Goya exhibit explores Spanish past

Images of misshapen and contorted humans, along with subhuman witches, monks and nobility, play out disturbing and complicated themes in the Dimock Gallery’s latest exhibit “Goya: Los Caprichos.” The exhibit, which runs until Feb. 28, gives visitors a rare chance to view all 80 prints of Francisco Goya’s controversial “Los Caprichos,” while providing a greater […]