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Thursday, November 5, 2009

This Week's Mercury Arts Section

Posted by Alison Hallett on Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 1:39 PM

  • BENJAMIN YOUNG'S Material Affair


Local "dark fiction" publisher Underland releases Jeff VanderMeer's fantasy/noir Finch, about malevolent fungi that will invade your brain and kill you.

I can't think of anything to say about Augsten Burroughs' new book that isn't a lame David Sedaris joke. So. Our review of the Christmas-themed story collection You Better Not Cry is here.


Canta Y No Llores , the Miracle Theater's new Day of the Dead show, isn't perfect, but it has a ton of heart—it's easily my favorite show of the season so far.

Atomic Arts' new adaptation of Nosferatu might disappoint audiences expecting the goofy good times of last summer's Trek in the Park—but it's got its good qualities.


Matt Stangel reviews Appendix Gallery's challenging Material Affair.


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