Mafioso | 24 Mar 2008 // 6:00 PM

Drawing on the timeless and well-worn cultural chasm between Italy’s great and "sophisticated" North and its interminably provincial and "backwards" South, Lattuada takes full advantage of the dark humor and cruel realities that can be extracted from such prejudices.

Mafioso (1962) | 4 Mar 2007 // 7:00 PM

First released in 1962, this dark comedy is brilliantly odd, combining neorealist and broadly modernist aesthetics, its black and white compositions so ahead of their time that they still look more inventive than today's films, some 40 years later.

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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