>>>James Franco talks Gatz at the Huffington Post. Elevator Repair Service returns to the 2012 Live Arts Festival with Arguendo.
>>>Young Jean Lee’s Church is conquering the eastern seaboard from Maryland to Cape Cod. She also talked to Riff Raff about her first concert, and teaching actors to “rock star” their way through tough tough situations. Her UNTITLED FEMINIST SHOW runs at Live Arts this fall.
>>>Rafael Lozano-Hemmer’s Open Air gets plugs in the Art Newspaper and Apartment Therapy. And Rafael’s just about everywhere this year. After his installation on the Parkway this fall, Rafael will bring Frequency and Volume, an installment in his Relational Architecture series, to the U.S. for the first time. At SFMOMA.
>>>David Orlansky and Joshua Levin, two teachers laid off by the Philadelphia School District, will send up their past gig at the 2012 Philly Fringe, with Awesome Alliteration: The Magical Musical. For eliminating all literary devices from the schools, they earn a nod as Stars of David. Wait, wasn’t I one of those in a past life?