A new biography of the oft-forgotten ‘filibuster’ provides ample facts and little thesis. Is that enough — don’t we need more?
When you do this kind of thing it has to be done with bravura and wit — bad poets borrow, good poets steal.
Robert Macfarlane’s ability to limn the pull between beauty and cataclysm provides a dynamism that elevates this book well above the level of simple “nature” writing.
Nothing in this session reminds us of the age of the principals. That in itself, if not miraculous, is at least impressive.
I’m able to pull the stick out of my ass long enough to enjoy a tribute performance when it is worthy, and the Australian Pink Floyd Show is more than that.
Contemporary crafts in those days would have been seen as far from the ‘vanguard’ by many art critics. Yet the almost 100 works on view tell a nuanced story about the expansive spectrum of creativity.
The new pop musical tells the oft-told tale of uxoricide from the women’s perspective.
Dire Straits and its string of hits made Mark Knopfler a well-known figure, but going solo gave him freedom to present a wider range songs.
Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
With a powerful partnership, the possibilities for Hot Tuna, it seems, are endless.