“Arts journalism should meet the same high standard as other forms of writing but rarely does, even in the good old days.”
“For artists involved in doing ensemble devising, there is tremendous value in the creative challenge on every level.”
The Bush Tetras — who’ve been on-off reunited since 1995, but haven’t hit Boston in nearly two decades — headline at the Sinclair this Saturday.
Scott Robinson brings the spirit of pulp fiction, and a love of outer space, to the Newport Jazz Festival.
“When people ask how I became interested in history, I answer it was through an interest in popular culture and disreputable genres.”
John Berberian, an Armenian-American master of the oud, is in our midst.
An artist who readily quoted Kierkegaard? Actually, Robert Motherwell always resisted his media image, the ex-Ivy League graduate student who is a philosopher-intellectual before he is an artist.
“My idol was Pete Seeger, even before I moved to the Village. He still is.”
Marah Strauch’s documentary tries to fathom Carl Boenish’s motive for taking his last leap.
“Yes, America might have been a nation of Christians, but that was different from being formally a Christian nation.”