There’s no logical explanation for why we throw money at teams who repay our devotion and generosity with mediocrity and greed.
Tag: Vol. 42 No. 33
Issue of May. 9 – 15, 2013
Discovering the early avant-garde sounds of eclectic composer Joseph Byrd
A terrific new collection of early works by the eclectic American composer Joseph Byrd, who founded the late 60s psychedelic rock band United States of America, has been released by New World Records.
For black and Hispanic families, no end yet to the bottoming out
The wealth gap between white families and black and Hispanic families has grown to six to one.
Bigcolour at Big Forever: Summer’s here!
Spacey pop act Bigcolour welcomes the summer vibes this Monday.
This weekend’s must-see revival: The Killing of a Chinese Bookie on 35-millimeter
John Cassavetes’s personal take on the crime film screens Friday and Sunday at the Patio Theater.
Austin Pendleton goes time-tripping back to Skidoo
The Steppenwolf ensemble member recalls making an LSD comedy with Groucho Marx.
12 O’Clock Track: Remembering Kris Kross’s Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly with the duo’s classic “Jump”
Kris Kross’s Chris “Mac Daddy” Kelly passed away last night at the age of 34, so let’s celebrate his life by listening to his group’s megajam “Jump.”
Best shows to see: James Blake, Colleen Green, Shoes
The best shows to see through Sunday include James Blake, Colleen Green, and Shoes.
Did you read about Jamestown cannibals, Republican leadership, and Kanye West?
Also income inequality, living without the Internet, Howard Kurtz, William Gaddis, and Manohla Dargis?
Social media Shakespeare: An idea whose time has finally come
Isinglass Theater performs Much Ado About Nothing through social media.