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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Coming Attractions: May 20 through June 5 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Theater Interview: “Fall” — Probing Arthur Miller’s Secret by Arts Fuse Editor

Why has Bernard Weinraub chosen this secretive chapter of Miller’s life as fodder for his play?

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

THE ARTS FUSE TURNS ELEVEN! — Our Spring Appeal by Arts Fuse Editor

THE ARTS FUSE TURNS ELEVEN! Help sustain substantial critical coverage of the arts. By Bill Marx ELEVEN YEARS of The Arts Fuse! Over five thousand reviews, commentaries, and features on arts…

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Coming Attractions: May 6 through 22 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Coming Attractions: April 22 through May 8– What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Book Review: “Show Trial” — Not Ready for Primetime by Arts Fuse Editor

Thomas Doherty's fragmented, stop-and-start-again style dilutes narrative authority and further complicates an already very complicated story.

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Coming Attractions: April 8 through 24 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Critical Condition: Why Be Negative? Don’t Ask “The New York Times” by Arts Fuse Editor

If the New York Times can’t make a reasonable case for the need for discrimination rather than salesmanship, we are in real trouble.

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Coming Attractions: March 25 through April 3 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Coming Attractions: March 11 through 27 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Sunday, February 25, 2018

Coming Attractions: February 25 through March 13 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Coming Attractions: February 14 through 27– What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Classical Concert Review: BMOP celebrates Joan Tower by Arts Fuse Editor

Above all, Joan Tower’s music doesn’t waste your time.

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Thursday, February 8, 2018

Arts Fuse Readers Rejoice — An Exciting New Look is Coming! by Arts Fuse Editor

A nifty new design for the magazine is on its way .... bear with us.

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Music Interview: Do It Now Supplies a New New Beat by Arts Fuse Editor

Older folks say Do It Now reminds them of the Beats.

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Theater Feature: Northern Stage Announces Winners of $1.25 Million Grant to Support Women in Theater by Arts Fuse Editor

According to Wellesley Centers for Women study, women hold only 20% of the artistic leadership positions in America's regional theaters.

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Jazz Review: Curtis Brothers in Concert — Mentoring Bears Fruit by Arts Fuse Editor

The Curtis Brothers performance was a display of the mentoring system at its best.

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Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Rialto Round-Up: Adieu to the One and Only Larry Coen by Arts Fuse Editor

To be with Larry was to be part of his family. If you passed muster, you were friends for life. And Larry had a LOT of friends….

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

WATCH CLOSELY: The End of the F***ing World — Coming-of-Age Nihilism by Arts Fuse Editor

The show is tightly put together, brilliantly balancing black humor with just the right amount of dramatic pathos.

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Monday, February 5, 2018

Book Review: “I Can’t Breathe” — Humanizing the Underclass by Arts Fuse Editor

Follow almost any of these police brutality cases to their realpolitik conclusion and you will eventually work your way back to a monstrous truth.

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Theater Review: Wilbury Theatre Group’s “The Skin of Our Teeth” — Surreal Meltdown by Arts Fuse Editor

The WTG production succeeds largely because it heightens the absurdity of a play that takes a comic look at catastrophe.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018

Dance Review: BB@home — Trainees’ Playground by Arts Fuse Editor

The show, organized by associate director of BB II Peter Stark, was built to show off the talents and challenge the performing chops of the young dancers.

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Theater Review: “Every Brilliant Thing” — Two Cheers for Solipsism by Arts Fuse Editor

A manipulative entertainment that sets out to confuse theater and therapy.

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STREAMING DOCS: A-list Documentaries, February Edition by Arts Fuse Editor

Where to find the best in new documentaries? In the brave new world of digital streaming.

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Book Review: “The Ghosts of Galway” — Fighting an Irish ISIS by Arts Fuse Editor

Jack Taylor is a Beckettian character on the skids; he can’t go on, and yet he goes on.

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Friday, February 2, 2018

Film Review: “Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool” — Unapologetic Romanticism by Arts Fuse Editor

The most compelling reason to see this film is Annette Bening’s performance as Gloria Grahame -- it’s perfect.

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Theater Review: “Proof” — Missed Moments of Power by Arts Fuse Editor

This Proof's weakness comes from the thinness of its lead performances.

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Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Jazz Concert Review: Lee Konitz at 90 — At the Regattabar by Arts Fuse Editor

Lee Konitz presented himself as the aging hipster he seems to be -- sunglasses, laconic presence, and an I-don't-give-a-shit attitude.

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Concert Review: Pianist Garrick Ohlsson at Mechanics Hall by Arts Fuse Editor

A pianist with an uncommonly sensitive touch, Garrick Ohlsson’s playing encompasses poeticism and technical strength in just about equal measure.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Coming Attractions: January 28 through February 13 — What Will Light Your Fire by Arts Fuse Editor

Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.

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Saturday, January 27, 2018

Book Review: “In a Lonely Place” — In the Mind of a Misogynist by Arts Fuse Editor

Dorothy B. Hughes is one of the finest of the female practitioners of noir.

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