Thursday, August 17, 2017

Theater Review: “The Doctor’s Dilemma” — Problem Solved by Jim Kates

The ethical deliberations and the professional backbiting and banter of the doctors -- in the skilled hands of the director and cast -- is energized by genuine camaraderie.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 17 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Theater Review: A Dated “Company” by Helen Epstein

Director Julianne Boyd is faced with a difficult challenge -- dramatizing an outdated psychological travelogue.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 16 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Jazz CD Review: “MONKestra, Volume Two” — Reinventing Monk by Michael Ullman

John Beasley and his big band doesn’t tame Monk or make him uncharacteristically pretty.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 15 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Monday, August 14, 2017

Book Review: Richard A. Posner — A Rare Judge Who Tells Us How He Really Feels by Arts Fuse Editor

Why didn't a legal mind as brilliant as Richard Posner’s get to the Supreme Court? One suspects his candor and bluntness.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 14 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Coming Attractions: August 13 through 31 — 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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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 13 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Saturday, August 12, 2017

The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 12 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Friday, August 11, 2017

Preview: NH’s Hopkins Center — Helping to Create and Showcase the Performing Arts by Arts Fuse Editor

The Hop, as it is known, is more than a collection of performance venues; it plays an active role in developing art and artists.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 11 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

Theater Review: Bravo for “American Moor” by Bill Marx

American Moor is a terrific meditation on Othello and race.

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Commentary — “Detroit” & Critical Red Herrings by Harvey Blume

I'm not going to see Detroit and that's because I'm sure it will have the virtues of Kathryn Bigelow's other films and the corresponding flaws.

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Theater Interview: Critical Truth Telling and Praxis Stage’s “Julius Caesar” by Bill Marx

Wonder why Boston theater is so bland, why there is so little political resistance?

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 10 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Theater Review: Berkshire Stage Round-up — Minimal Cheers by Helen Epstein

Berkshire theater has now entered a less than sparkling mode with a group of offerings that left me wondering why they were chosen for production.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 9 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Visual Arts Interview: “Modern Fossils” — Glimpses of the Future? by Arts Fuse Editor

When I saw images of the sculptures made by Christopher Locke -- a series entitled Modern Fossils -- I was stunned

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 8 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Film Review: “I Called Him Morgan” — A Superb Jazz Documentary by Arts Fuse Editor

I Called Him Morgan has been lauded as one of the best films of the year, and rightfully so.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 7 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Sunday, August 6, 2017

Film Review: “Lost in Paris” — Earthy Yet Surreal Fantasy by Arts Fuse Editor

Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s vision tries to elevate the everyday to a realm of magic by way of the absurd.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 6 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Concert Review: Queen + Adam Lambert at Boston’s TD Garden by Adam Ellsworth

To their credit, replacing Freddie Mercury is not something his surviving bandmates have ever tried to do.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Film Review: “Detroit” — A Brickbat of a Film by Tim Jackson

Detroit leaves the ethical questions it raises open.

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Visual Arts Review: The Design Language of Ettore Sottsass — at 100 by Arts Fuse Editor

Ettore Sottsass saw design as more than just an aesthetic achievement: it ideally served up an indelible experience.

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The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 5 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

The Arts on Stamps of the World — August 4 by Doug Briscoe

An Arts Fuse regular feature: the arts on stamps of the world.

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