Here’s this week’s poem, Debra Cash’s “The Boat: April 19, 2013.”Read More
Because Mindy Aloff is so deeply personal and idiosyncratic — and so dependent on what was programmed by certain theaters, in certain years — her book distorts the very topic it is intended to illuminate.Read More
The Ailey dancers’ demands around salaries and the length of their contracts reflect the resurgent strength of organized labor in the cultural sector.Read More
For the foreseeable, capitalist American future, full and equitable access to live, professional performing arts will depend on subsidy.Read More
In our intersectional age, the stories of the fools of Chelm belong on the shelves of any child with a taste for the ridiculous and — with the clarity of kids — an ability to see through self-delusion.Read More
In the age of COVID-19, Arts Fuse critics have come up with a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music — mostly available by streaming — for the coming weeks. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Susan Larson’s The Murder of Figaro is spiced with raunch, witticisms, and behind the scenes verisimilitude of rehearsal life.Read More
Wondering about what to give the arts and culture lover on your gift list? Some suggestions.Read More