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Arts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual arts, theater, music, and author events for the coming weeks.
Above all, Joan Tower’s music doesn’t waste your time.
A nifty new design for the magazine is on its way .... bear with us.
Older folks say Do It Now reminds them of the Beats.
According to Wellesley Centers for Women study, women hold only 20% of the artistic leadership positions in America's regional theaters.
The Curtis Brothers performance was a display of the mentoring system at its best.
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….
The show is tightly put together, brilliantly balancing black humor with just the right amount of dramatic pathos.
Follow almost any of these police brutality cases to their realpolitik conclusion and you will eventually work your way back to a monstrous truth.
The WTG production succeeds largely because it heightens the absurdity of a play that takes a comic look at catastrophe.
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.
A manipulative entertainment that sets out to confuse theater and therapy.
Where to find the best in new documentaries? In the brave new world of digital streaming.
Jack Taylor is a Beckettian character on the skids; he can’t go on, and yet he goes on.
The most compelling reason to see this film is Annette Bening’s performance as Gloria Grahame -- it’s perfect.
This Proof's weakness comes from the thinness of its lead performances.
Lee Konitz presented himself as the aging hipster he seems to be -- sunglasses, laconic presence, and an I-don't-give-a-shit attitude.
A pianist with an uncommonly sensitive touch, Garrick Ohlsson’s playing encompasses poeticism and technical strength in just about equal measure.
Dorothy B. Hughes is one of the finest of the female practitioners of noir.
Phantom Thread is an absorbing story about a genius who makes gorgeous dresses for wealthy women.
"I’m trying to be at peace with not being a happy person. It’s ok to not be happy but to do something for the betterment of humanity."
Chef Jake Bickelhaupt’s passion for cooking and for doing everything himself is the driving idea behind this high-energy documentary.
Jennifer Brea’s absorbing and moving documentary about Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is a stunning achievement.
As a storyteller, Rohina Malik exudes warmth and humanity.
Anthony DeCurtis wants to do justice to his subjects’ extensive catalogue, but the book begins to feel less like exegesis and more like Lou Reed 101.
Thelma learns that she can’t escape who she is -- but she can control what she does.
Ultimately, this production of Lost Girls might have gone deeper if it had been slowed down a bit.
SpeakEasy Stage Company's production of Shakespeare in Love comes off as lovely, temperate, and at least a little trite.
To the end of his life, David Bowie was excited about creating innovative sounds and collaborating with new musicians.
De Hamel's history is a detective story, a love story, and a revelation of the nourishment to be found in celebrated libraries and collections.