Singer and songwriter Robin Lane talks about the genesis of her new album. She will be performing live around New England with a new ensemble.
The action, as it were, is mostly the exhaustively filmed grappling of two beautiful people in no-star motels.
Soviet Armenian composer Aram Khachaturian, at his best, was compelling. Granted, he wasn’t working at this level in every piece. But most of his bigger works are better than not.
Many of the short stories in Two Nurses, Smoking are genuinely accomplished, and worth investigating.
You don’t have to be a math wiz to enjoy Lauren Gunderson’s engaging historical drama, which has been effectively staged by director Debra Wise.
For Derek Bermel fans, Intonations is a must. For new music enthusiasts and the otherwise curious – ditto.
It isn’t exactly news that the genocide of Native Americans was a model for Hitler, but it hit with fresh force in The U.S. and the Holocaust.
“I remember playing the Rathskeller. I think that was the second gig we had in the US. I remember what a dive that was. I remember how really exciting it was to be there. Just the promise, the potential.”
Like a Hallmark movie, Dinners with Ruth is an engaging and entertaining story, with episodes of great pathos. It is an upbeat, easy-to-read gift book, which is undoubtedly what its publisher intended.
At a time when the nation is taking stock of the failures of our history of urban policing and looking for some new approaches, the lessons of Hold Your Fire are needed more urgently than ever.