As the age of Covid-19 wanes (or waxes?), Arts Fuse critics supply a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music. Please check with venues about whether the event is available by streaming or is in person. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Latest in Visual Arts
Clearer heads conclude that there will be plenty of cultural space for both physical art and this highly monetized new digital art.
Latest in Music
Like his idol, Todd Rundgren, John Powhida is a bit of a musical shape-shifter, evoking a broad range of styles but always with his unique and easily recognizable stamp.
Latest in Dance
“I believe artists create a safe space for unsafe ideas in our world.”
Latest in Television
Single All the Way is a Hallmark Christmas movie with two gay men inserted in, which means they have just as little chemistry as the straight couples in these films do.
Latest Short Fuses
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
In this episode, Bryan Halperin and Howard Sherman talk about the enduring power of Our Town with host Elizabeth Howard.
Latest in Books
For all the sensual lushness of Melissa Broder’s writing, that hard center remains, one where appetite invites awareness, bringing with it pain as well as satiety.
Latest in Theater
Stephen Sondheim was the most influential musical-theater artist of the modern era. His death leaves a permanent hole in the art form and in the hearts of his fans.
Latest in Film
Boiling Point is as suspenseful a film as anything else I’ve seen this year.
Latest in Food
Theresa Rebeck’s foodie comedy Seared is more of an amiable appetizer than a substantial entree.