To my mind, with Assembly of the Souls, composer Eitan Steinberg is working in Pulitzer contention territory.
On September 21, giant author puppets will be on parade in Mansfield, CT.
The centennial of the author of Make Way For Ducklings is being celebrated with a series of lectures by scholar Leonard S. Marcus.
It’s important for there to be funds, curators, institutions, and audiences for art that can speak truth to power in unconstrained ways.
The pleasures of Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words are the pleasures of being a fly on the wall.
Doug Elkins’ take on Othello is entirely of our era, when domestic abuse is finally a public discussion and a complex story of betrayal can be conveyed with pop culture efficiency.
There is now an online “sonic census” of puppetry in the greater Boston area.
Rebecca’s spirit will persist in every artist who remembers how much she believed in them, every organization that she urged to greater risk-taking and optimism for the future, and every friend brought together by the sorrow of her passing.
In red gloves and dark glasses, popping and locking, the Wondertwins are both imposing humans and robotic objects, organic and mechanical reproduction.
Rufus Wainwright is like that: unfiltered family love and dysfunction threaded through whammo pop tunes wrapped in the sequins of more than a little clear-to-those-who-know celebrity.