Kerri Allen

Kerri Allen

wryly observing life & culture

award-winning journalist | new york times institute for journalism fellow | 300+ stories published worldwide in 10+ languages

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Spanish Fly

Remember this year’s Oscars, when that trio of films by Spanish-speaking directors got a slew of nominations, causing (mostly white) critics and audiences to collectively slap their heads and say, “Goddamn, there’s some talent out there; we never knew!” even though it was there all along?

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Betrothed | Theater | reviews, guides, things to do

As Bibi Haldar (Mahira Kakkar) swirls around in swaths of pink, gold and orange silk, she entangles the audience i...

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Gardel | Theater | reviews, guides, things to do, film

Anyone who saw La Bamba knows that Ritchie Valens died in a plane crash at the height of his fame. What most Americans ...

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Strom Thurmond Is Not a Racist + Cleansed | Theater | reviews, guides, things to do, film

Perhaps your average night at the theater doesn’t include screams of “nigger monkey...