2023

11 Minutes
Chicago Film Scene Think Pieces Community

RE/MEMBERING THE MIRROR: Reflections on Cats, Frankenstein, & the Release of 1989 (TV)

ACT 1 Prologue: I was running late for my first ballet performance at Lyric Opera House, even though I bought a ticket to see The Joffrey Ballet perform ‘Frankenstein‘ a month earlier. Shuffling through plastic storage containers, I managed...
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6 Minutes
Chicago Film Scene Think Pieces Community

SHATTERING THE MIRROR: Reflections on Taylor Swift, The Eras Tour (Film) Release, & Friday the 13th

In the song “mirrorball” Taylor Alison Swift sings, “I want you to know / I’m a mirrorball / I’ll show you every version of yourself tonight.” Peering up at the ceiling inside Leonidas Cafe...
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