Three Boston-based arts colleges have completed major structures. Each has taken a different aesthetic path to assert its very own institutional signature.
Mostly, I’m looking for that most elusive and hard-to-define quality — authenticity.
I hope thousands of people show up to see Le Grand Continental-Boston next weekend. Not to see me, but to see how dance can change the way we appreciate our world.
So what we have is a failure of nerve — a reluctance to make students grapple with the considerable demands of James Baldwin’s prose and sensibility.
Now that the dust has settled after the announcement that Stephen Colbert will be replacing David Letterman on “The Late Show” next year, it is time for some thoughtful analysis.
Whether art can comfortably exist in this thoroughly commercial frame is a question for the ages. Let’s say that whether this show succeeds is firmly in the eye of the beholder.
Most of the programs during BSO conductor Andris Nelsons’ ten subscription weeks look fresh and, if not outright adventurous, on paper they at least look more exciting than not.
Sometimes using the Twitter handle #itsokKimNovak, at other times just linking to Laura Lipmann’s Facebook page, women – primarily writers and our friends – have started posting our own “raw” photos.
The LP format has had mobs of claims made about it over the years, some silly, some solid. As an old platter-flipper pro, here’s my take on some of them.
Arts Fuse writer Tim Jackson recalls the impact of being in the audience of the “Ed Sullivan Show” fifty years ago.