The booklet that comes with Juana Molina’s new album, Son (Domino), is packed with photos of embroidery and tapestries by her great-aunt. Delicate and handmade they’re the perfect embodiment of […]
Under the TIF system millions of dollars in property taxes are being diverted from education to development.
A secular rock scribe explores the parallel world of Christian pop music.
Mr. Lif’s congested, sandpapery voice and El-P’s cataclysmic production both commit aggravated assault on the eardrums, and on Lif’s new Mo’ Mega (Def Jux) they make an intimidating pair. This […]
Two upstart orchestras are trying to bring classical music to new audiences.
These two Toronto dudes really want you to understand their love for the synthetic–there’s not a single warm tone on their new debut album, The Looks (Last Gang). This perverse […]
“I just hand out forms. I’m not supposed to hand out advice.”
Jim Provenzano’s play, based on his novel, is a coming-of-age narrative about a high school wrestler grappling with being gay. Few of the plot developments are surprising: there’s bullying, crying, […]
Some statements are so well encoded you never guess they’re there. On the other end of the spectrum are plays like Electronic Baby, so skewed toward an offbeat concept that […]
Adapted by Mary Zimmerman from Marcel Proust’s own writings and from the memoirs of his housekeeper, this one-woman show feels like a dramatized book report. It may be proof that […]