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Concert Review: Aussie Rocker Courtney Barnett — The Next Big Thing?

May 21, 2015
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Courtney Barnett is a scrappy rocker with a hot band, a convincing stage presence, and a bunch of first-class songs. .

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Dance Review: …And Farewell — Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet

May 18, 2015
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Contemporary dance has no useful definition; maybe we could think of it as an attitude, a constantly changing venture.

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Fuse Film Review: “5 Flights Up” — Growing Old … the Hollywood Way

May 18, 2015
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How much longer can these seventy-somethings climb those stairs?

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Fuse Coming Attractions: What Will Light Your Fire This Week

May 17, 2015
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Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, theater, music, dance, visual arts, and author events for the coming week.

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Dance Review: Boston Ballet — Play With Music

May 17, 2015
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Two 20th century gems bracketed the evening, and all four works showed how the ballet idiom can serve and be served by classical music.

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Film Interview: Talking to Director Lucia Small about “One Cut/ One Life”

May 14, 2015
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The collaboration with the mortally ill Ed Pincus, Lucia Small explains, came about from a mutual desire to experiment with documentary form.

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Book Review: “We All Looked Up” — A Book and Album Where Adolescence Meets the Apocalypse

May 14, 2015
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It’s not by accident that some of the greatest coming-of-age stories are concerned with deconstructing social stereotypes.

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Fuse Visual Arts: Janet Echelman’s Dazzling Aerial Sculpture — For Boston, the Sky’s the Limit

May 13, 2015
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With this one project, Boston has gone from a public art also-ran community to a serious cultural player.

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Fuse Remembrance: Conceptual Artist Chris Burden — Political But Playful

May 12, 2015
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Chris Burden’s distinctive contribution to the art of our time was that he brought politically informed performance art and idea-based sculpture into the mainstream.

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Alt-Rock Preview: Waxahatchee, Mitski, and Speedy Ortiz — Girls Just Want to Eat Guitars

May 12, 2015
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Waxahatchee exuded poise and presence, while delivering lonesome-cowboy epiphanies that speak to their generation’s collective existential shrug.

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