Search Results: Eri Hotta

Dance Review: “Naughty Bits” — Pushing Back on a Culture of Sexual Abuse

May 14, 2024
Posted in , ,

Sara Juli has proven herself to be a master of using humor to examine subjects that are uncomfortable and not at all comic. 

Read More

Book Review: “Suzuki — The Man and his Dream to Teach the Children of the World”

November 14, 2022
Posted in , ,

Eri Hotta’s biography of Shinichi Suzuki is about optimism, gentleness, doggedness, belief in children, humanity, and the affirmative properties of art in the face of violence and ignorance.

Read More

Music Commentary: A Deep Dive into The Mothers of Invention’s “Plastic People”

March 29, 2024
Posted in , , ,

Frank Zappa’s tight editing ensured that “Plastic People” was a compelling aural creation, and his fierce confidence compelled listeners to pay attention to the words.

Read More

Arts Feature: Two Grand Berkshire Cottages

September 2, 2009
Posted in

By Helen Epstein When you’re sitting in a traffic jam on the Mass Pike or the Taconic Parkway it’s instructive to reflect that one hundred and fifty years ago, it often took less time to get to the Berkshires from Boston or New York City than it does today. The Berkshires were then a major…

Read More

Music Feature: Guitarist and Composer Toninho Horta Meets Berklee

November 14, 2017
Posted in , , ,

Toninho Horta’s musical signature is distinctive: complex harmonies, subtle but masterful guitar work, and gentle, plaintive vocals.

Read More

Television Review: “Pen15” — Season Two Amps up the Angst of Adolescence

September 22, 2020
Posted in , ,

Considering how dark 2020 is, it is a good time for a lighthearted remembrance of things past, before the pandemic.

Read More

Fuse Visual Arts: Free For The Holidays — Picasso and Photography (and Jacqueline)

December 15, 2014
Posted in , ,

Gagosian Gallery’s show Picasso & the Camera is the art bargain of the season.

Read More

TV/DVD Commentary: Loving “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”

January 2, 2014
Posted in , ,

Although there are bumps on the way from the brilliant first season to the uneven fourth season, “The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis” stands as a clever, thought-provoking and joyful creation – a pleasure that’s anything but guilty.

Read More

Naked Truths at the 808

March 21, 2006
Posted in

By Ken George View Gallery BOSTON, Mass.—John Ashcroft once had statuary at the Justice Department clad in thousands of dollars worth of drapery. An unruly aluminum breast had apparently unnerved the then attorney general, an assiduously religious man. Chalk it up to residual Puritanism, the ascendancy of the religious right, political correctness run amok or…

Read More

Visual Arts Review: Clark Art Institute — America Discovers Rodin

July 31, 2022
Posted in , ,

Rodin in the United States: Confronting the Modern is the show of the summer in the Berkshires — remarkably extensive, with 25 works on paper and 50 sculptures in terra cotta, plaster, marble, and bronze.

Read More

Recent Posts