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When Kristina Newman-Scott took over as director of programs for the Boston Center for the Arts in January, she was surprised at its lack of literary offerings.
| September 23, 2011
Red Queens and White Knights
Four new DVD releases that capitalize on the latest Alice in Wonderland rush.
We’re not through with the Looking Glass, here, people
| March 12, 2010
Nobody likes labels — except maybe critics. And we all want to live by Duke Ellington's measure of quality: beyond category. Beyond names and borders, that is, in a post-racial society. And yet, the word "fusion" — at least in music — has a pejorative c
Natraj and friends expand their neighborhoods
| January 15, 2010
Interview: Steve Swallow on the Gary Burton Quartet
DO YOU REMEMBER EXACTLY HOW YOU GUYS FIRST GOT TOGETHER? I have a memory. I tend to distrust them, but my recollection is that I met Gary when he called me up and asked me if I would consider playing in Stan Getz's band, which he was already in.
An interview with Steve Swallow
| July 03, 2009
Eli “Paperboy” Reed seems dubious about my following him for a few hours before and after his five o’clock Lollapalooza show in Chicago’s Grant Park last Sunday.
Eli Reed says he’s better than Otis
| August 05, 2008
A former student of Ravi Shankar and Ali Akbar Khan, Walker is a legendary figure best known for his intoxicating fusion of Indian raga and American folk.
Peter Walker’s sound circles the world
| July 07, 2008
Glass: A Portrait of Philip in Twelve Parts
Glass comes off as a likable, unassuming presence and also a bit of an enigma.
A quietly hagiographic film biography
| June 18, 2008
“Next Generation” is the kind of ballet-program title that might have you asking yourself what happened to “This Generation."
Boston Ballet’s ‘Next Generation’
| March 10, 2008
Shankar, who’s now 26, has been paying dues as a sitarist since she was eight.
Anoushka Shankar joins forces with Karsh Kale
| October 30, 2007
Music and Lyrics
How accommodating of the characters in Music and Lyrics to point out what, taste-wise, is “good” and “bad.” Watch the trailer for Music and Lyrics (QuickTime)
The "bad" version of the song is better
| February 14, 2007
Woodstock rock schlock
| January 01, 1900
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