It may seem a bit like overkill, and in many ways it is, but that all depends on your perspective.
Of all the songs ever written about a woman violated by her brother’s ghost after she decapitates him playing croquet, “The Musical Box” remains the best.
It would not be overstating the case to say that Mike Nichols was a social and moral barometer for an entire generation of film and theatergoers.
Because of first-rate performances, St. Vincent rises above Hollywood’s standard ‘cranky old man finds love through friendship with needy child’ trope.
Starchitect Renzo Piano and his team did very well given their constraints. It is damn hard to build the right frame for so much abundant beauty.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in music, film, visual arts, theater, author readings, and dance that’s coming up in the next week.
What Nerve! takes an innovative and fresh take on a little-noticed but piquant tributary of American art.
First published in 1964, Jean Merrill’s classic children’s novel has just been reissued by New York Review Books to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
Not all musical retrospectives are a guaranteed success, since time can put rust on many a talent, but Stevie Wonder was ebulliently up for the challenge.
Reading this book is like listening to a lively conversation from a self-proclaimed Kerouac authority giving his opinions over a café con leche late at night at Cafe Pamplona in Harvard Square.