Empanada Loca Show Closed This production ended its run on Nov. 15, 2015 View Comments Rent icon Daphne Rubin-Vega will be spooking off-Broadway a little longer! Empanada Loca, which stars the two-time Tony nominee, will extend at the Bank Street Theater through November 15; the world premiere had previously been set to close on November 8.Set in modern day New York City, this solo thriller is inspired by true events and the legend of Sweeney Todd. In Empanada Loca, Rubin-Vega stars as Dolores, whose past includes time spent as a drug dealer, masseuse and ex-convict. She’s a survivor and has led a life like no other. Now living deep under Manhattan in an abandoned subway tunnel, she has a story you won’t believe—or ever forget.Written and directed by Aaron Mark, the Labyrinth Theater Company production features sets by David Meyer, lights by Bradley King and sound by Ryan Rumery. Related Shows read more
Georgia’s peanut harvest is in top gear. Georgia growers planted the fewest acres of peanuts in recent history, and what they planted faced drought, diseases and damaging insects all growing season. Yields will be volatile, from zero in some fields to setting records in others.In this episode of “In the Field” Brad Haire, news director with the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, speaks with John Beasley, peanut agronomist with UGA Cooperative Extension, about a harvest “farmers will be happy to get in the wagons and sold.”Watch Georgia 2011 peanut harvest.