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Visual Arts Review: “A Female Landscape and the Abstract Gesture” — Please Observe Carefully

February 21, 2024
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This is a small show, only 18 pieces, but each drew me into thinking about what I was seeing and, simultaneously, how the artist made it.

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Book Review: “The Path to Paradise: A Francis Ford Coppola Story” — Still Carrying On

February 23, 2024
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“The Path to Paradise” is yet another bio in praise of a high modernist male artist who is seen as that much more colorful because of his excesses and failures.

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Opera Album Review: A Short but Virtuosic Opera from 1786 Receives Its First Recording

February 17, 2024
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Even without international-caliber singers and players, Giovanni Piaisello’s “Amor vendicato” works much magic.

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Album Review: “Will Anybody Know That I Was Here? The Songs of Beulah Rowley” by Mary Lee Kortes

February 11, 2024
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The album suggests an earlier time, but most of the music is modern, relevant, and timeless.

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Theater Interview: Playwright Bernard Pollack on “Little Peasants” — A Holistic View of Union Organizing

February 18, 2024
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Must the stage only discreetly charm the bourgeoisie?

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Graphic Novel Review: “Freshman Year” — Remembrance of Cafeteria Meals Past

February 10, 2024
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“Freshman Year” is marketed as YA, but those of us who recently went through our freshman year will appreciate this graphic novel the most.

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Book Review: “Drums & Demons: The Tragic Journey of Jim Gordon” — Overcome by Madness

February 20, 2024
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“Drums & Demons” is at times frustratingly unclear on dates, but its research is comprehensive about the brilliant career and disasterous end of drummer Jim Gordon.

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Film Review: “Drive-Away Dolls” — Bum Trip

February 21, 2024
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“Drive-Away Dolls” is the worst Coen brother movie ever made.

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Coming Attractions: February 11 through 26 — What Will Light Your Fire

February 11, 2024
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Our expert critics supply a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, author readings, and music. More offerings will be added as they come in.

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Book Review: “Dom Casmurro” — A Dark and Delicious Postmodern Enigma

February 6, 2024
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This brilliant novel is not only out to subvert narrative expectations, but to undercut the act of reading itself.

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