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On Tuesday, WRNI political reporter and former Phoenix news editor and master of the Casa Diablo elbow bend, Ian Donnis, broke the news that veteran political communications specialist, Bill Fischer, head ramrod at True North Communications, had sign
Caprio makes a big move. Plus, reasons to block the LNG terminal
PHILLIPE & JORGE
| August 07, 2009
Iggy Pop | Préliminaires
| July 03, 2009
Review: ''Backstage Pass'' at the PMA
The half-century chronology covered by the Portland Museum of Art's latest exhibition, "Backstage Pass," reveals in photographic portraiture a story of music that is a euphemism for the ultimate creative act. Like sex, rock-and-roll is about surrender
Nothing new — and that's not a bad thing
| January 21, 2009
Hearts of glass
In the photo it is night, and two women in cocktail dresses sit — perhaps chatting while jazz plays in the background — in a spare modern living room.
California cool at the Addison Gallery
| March 19, 2008
Here’s another knock against the bonehead Foreign Language Oscar selections for 2007.
The Band’s Visit goes Oscar-less
| February 20, 2008
The long view
Bob Blumenthal’s first book is out, and the wonder is that we didn’t get it sooner.
Bob Blumenthal’s history of jazz
| January 29, 2008
Lost and found
Let’s Get Lost is getting a deserved second act, with a restored 35mm print screening at the Brattle Theatre January 25 through February 7.
Bruce Weber’s portrait of Chet Baker
| January 22, 2008
In the era of YouTube, we’re apt to forget that not every note of music ever played has been captured on film or video.
The ‘Jazz Icons’ DVDs
| November 26, 2007
I think I have the vapors
Listen and learn, people.
Dennis Brennan CD release bash, Lizard Lounge, May 19, 2007
| May 23, 2007
Sense in the sound
In Stephen Sondheim’s old formulation, opera is about music and musical theater is about words.
When it comes to singing (jazz and otherwise), it's about more than words
| September 20, 2006
In our guitar-centric culture it’s easy to forget that the first rock-and-roll instrument was the saxophone. Deric Dyer, "I've Got to Use My Imagination" (mp3) Paul Ahlstrand, "Sunday Hang" (mp3)
Local luminaries Deric Dyer and Paul Ahlstrand
| August 29, 2006
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