The heart of this theatrical reboot is what it means to go for broke and bet on love, or art, or both.
Book Review: The Librarians of Timbuktu — Action Heroes for Cultural Preservation
Former Newsweek bureau chief Joshua Hammer has documented a timely story of cultural heroism.
Book Review: “What The Eye Hears” — Putting the Wrong Foot First
Brian Seibert’s history of tap dancing has unleashed something I can only describe as a tap world pissing contest.
Visual Arts Feature: Alla Kovgan, Treasure Hunter—Merce Cunningham at the ICA
Filmmaker Alla Kovgan calls Cunningham 3D a new juncture at the crossroads of dance, cinema, music, visual arts, and 3D technology.
Film Review: You Can Go Home Again (If You’re a Star)
What happens when someone performs at the highest possible level of an art form and then has to give it up?
Visual Arts Interview: George Fifield — Boston’s Cyberman
George Fifield has been pushing the conceptual ball called contemporary digital and intermedia art up a hill for decades.
Dance Review: Smile and Sneer — Mark Morris at the ICA
Now 58, the noted choreographer’s succinct gestural language, coincident use of music and musical ideas, and spatial elasticity is now completely second nature.
Dance Preview: Radio Dancing — A Conversation with Monica Bill Barnes
Monica Bill Barnes’s choreographic method can be characterized as make ’em laugh, then make ’em think.
Book Review: “Culture Crash” — The People Who Followed Their Bliss Off a Cliff
Truth is, the fraying of the middle class is not just something that has happened to creatives.
Fuse News: In March, Celebrity Series Will Help Us “Stave” Off Boredom
Stave off boredom. This is going to be a smoking festival.