Autobiography, personal essay, history, current affairs, or literary criticism, many are the guises under which travel writing has seduced readers of decidedly categorical bent.
“The Beginning-End of Yiddish,” is poet/essayist Richard Fein’s core subject: his love for a language largely eviscerated in his lifetime.
American Horror Story: Asylum didn’t skimp on the scary; there’s enough disturbing images per episode to satisfy the most discriminating taste in horror.
“Ace of Spades” is pure fun to play, but I’m not sure smashing two games together qualifies as innovation.
“The Sopranos” creator is the latest filmmaker to tackle the 1960s. He provides an antidote to the rose-tinted lenses of nostalgia, a grounded portrayal that evokes the truth of the period rather than the mythology.
Jack Kerouac once said that “On the Road” “was really a story about 2 Catholic buddies roaming the country in search of God,” but the spiritual element of his journey is completely lacking in the film.
The merry mood, welcoming atmospherics, and cultural richness of this year’s Irish “Christmas Revels” make it the perfect family event.
Wondering about what to give the arts and culture lover on your gift list? No problem—the sage writers for The Arts Fuse (with an assist from our readers) come to the rescue with thoughtful suggestions.
Coro Allegro successfully delivered the joy, grief, and nostalgia inherent in each of these complex vocal works.
Translator George Kalogeris’s modernizing does what it should: It brings the poems into the thought-world where modern readers live.