"The idea that CBC television and radio is a frivolity, sucking up vast amounts of money to make bad TV and irrelevant radio, is the position of a small number of well-off cranks in Toronto and Montreal, aided by a number of other cranks who, one imagines, stave off personal wretchedness by ceaselessly pointing out that the CBC gets funding to make TV and radio, while they don’t."
Mr. Woolford, an actor and filmmaker, also starred in a one-man show that explored his Hawaiian heritage.
William Christenberry’s color photographs of the rural South describe the slow passage of time with plain-spoken eloquence.
“Jackie,” a film about Jacqueline Kennedy, reveals a first lady whose fixation on style anticipated the image-obsessed culture of the coming decades.
The comic and writer Monica Piper tells stories about her life and her casual relationship with her religion in a one-woman show at New World Stages.
Mr. Mazlish created controversy with psychoanalytic biographies of living world leaders, including one about Richard M. Nixon.
On “Darkness and Light,” Mr. Legend treats love as something far more complex than a panacea and a fount of perpetual reassurance.
“Lucinda Childs: A Portrait (1963-2016),” at the Joyce Theater, consists of eight works spanning nearly 54 years, all revealing the same rigid idiom.
Raúl Ruiz (1941-2011), a Chilean director who lived in France for years, was a playful man who played by his own rules.