| Nov 15, 2013
Susan Sontag was often an arrogant, unsubtle, dull, pompous, ridiculous writer. Who else would have included the following in an essay on visiting North Vietnam at the height of the Vietnam War?
This piece first ran in Printers...
| Nov 15, 2013
A plaintive beauty, Jem Cohen's Vienna-set film "Museum Hours" tells a story of an unlikely friendship that arises, as so many friendships do, out of the ether of happenstance.
We're introduced to Johann, played by a splendidly serene non-actor,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 10:06 AM
DOWNLOAD: Abdu Ali, "Push + Slay"
Sitting outside a Mid-Town Belvedere coffee shop on a warm October afternoon, Abdu Ali Eaton was dressed a lot like his music sounds. He wore beat-to-hell pink-and-yellow Adidas high-tops, black sweatpants that...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 7:12 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Wayne Kramer, the famed MC5 guitarist, stood and surveyed his audience Tuesday at the Future of Music Summit. He was glad to be here, he said, "part of academia" in a room full of "well-groomed people."
The line got a laugh. As the...
| Oct 18, 2013
As she removes her handmade paper Slinky from a bag, Susan Joy Share recites a list of book-inspired artworks she has made at her Anchorage, Alaska studio: handcrafted feather dusters, zippered rulers, court jester masks studded with beads and felt, and a...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 10:46 AM
As residents of New York City’s sixth borough, many South Floridians may be filled with unease about the fall release of the big-screen biopic of the beloved Bowery hell hole CBGB. The just-released trailer may help. Or not.
As a documentation of...
| Aug 4, 2013
| 8:49 PM
The lineup for day three of Lollapalooza starts off strong with Palma Violets, Guards and Wild Belle kicking things off.
Festival organizers are reporting an official attendance of 100,000 people each day of the 3-day festival.
Greg Kot (GK), Bob...
| Jul 28, 2013
| 8:01 AM
Memo to: Everyone.
Re: Shutting Up During Concerts.
So, uh, everyone … if you've been wondering lately about what you could do to dramatically improve my enjoyment at concerts this summer (and beyond), well, No. 1: Wow, thanks for the...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 4:24 PM
It's now official that egendary singer Bob Dylan is coming to Stabler Arena in April. Dylan, the iconic folk and rock bard, will play the storied Lehigh University venue on April 18, Lehigh University has confirmed. The show had not......
| Jan 30, 2013
Before he became the lead singer of "MoneyGrabber" band Fitz and the Tantrums and was performing on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live," "Fitz" was Michael Fitzpatrick — son of former Museum of Contemporary Art director and...
| May 30, 2013
| 10:30 AM