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The Arts Fuse @theartsfuse #Boston, MA, USA

Immerse yourself in Boston's arts with our 60+ expert writers and critics. Editor in Chief @billmarx.

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Ryan Lee Crosby enthusiastically recommends #JimmyDuckHolmes new blues album '"#CypressGrove." His deep #Bentonia g… https://t.co/m0HoNRP9db
10/12
2019
Steve Feeney hails the iconoclasm of #JaimieBreezyBranch's "FLY or DIE II: bird dogs of paradise"(… https://t.co/1mWtJiBASC
10/11
2019
Blake Maddux talks to rocker #AmyRigby about her new memoir: "Girl To City" ahead of her return to #AtwoodsTavern t… https://t.co/SkQGUSsnOfErica Abeel reviews #PedroAlmodóvar's new film #PainandGlory. Opening at the @CoolidgeCornerTheatre and… https://t.co/XjGlXZX2exSusan Miron had a great time hanging out with the #Muppets at #HarvardUniversity: it was a highly entertaining gala… https://t.co/kbDxzLSkUW
10/10
2019
Roberta Silman is beguiled #StevenPrice's "Lampedusa" #FarrarStrausandGiroux. He creates a mid-twentieth century wo… https://t.co/Kbb3Rlf5Tz
10/9
2019
Jason M. Rubin talks to #Malden's own #NormanGreenbaum. His hit 1969 song “#SpiritintheSky” is the inspiration for… https://t.co/yZCAzh7lqN
10/8
2019
Susan Miron is ready to rabble-rouse after hearing #BostonCamerata's new album "#FreeAmerica!, Early Songs of Resis… https://t.co/4PQwMeYWH6Tim Jackson notices an odd but intriguing animated film that came and went far too quickly in theaters: "Buñuel En… https://t.co/TFsa09XA5tArts Fuse critics select the best in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the coming week… https://t.co/L8241mHVTN
10/7
2019
Mark Hänser on #Tinariwen's recent performance at #Royale in Boston, presented by #GlobalArtsLive. The Tuareg group… https://t.co/5SQUwp7Dgr.@jonathanblumhofer: #ChristianTetzlaff’s Beethoven’s Violin Concerto is great album (#Ondine); #RachelBartonPine's… https://t.co/yEJQj4z4TB
10/6
2019
The #RoseArtMuseum's "#GordonMattaClark: #Anarchitect" presents a creative and insightful look at urban blight. Mat… https://t.co/d30VG2eM5R
10/5
2019
.@jonathanblumhofer on 3 CDs: "#ToParadiseForOnions" is lovely (#ColophonRecords); Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra‘s… https://t.co/lyN5FeizBY
10/4
2019
Gerald Peary pleads: "So kill me! Call me irresponsible! I really liked #Joker. #Joaquin Phoenix https://t.co/LTxKGrCdBr via @theartsfuseMichael Ullman writes that, for many listeners, "#Zigsaw" will serve as a welcome introduction, not only to a virtu… https://t.co/daDOvQ79gjJason M. Rubin highly recommends the first #JohnPowhidaInternationalAirport album in five years -- "The Bad Pilot."… https://t.co/3ShTHIY52L
10/3
2019
Time has not been kind to Tom Stoppard's 1967 comedy "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead." At least it certainly l… https://t.co/foFqtjI7X5Matt Hanson augments #KenBurns's "#CountryMusic" documentary. It might be a good time to offer the names of artists… https://t.co/mG5qumHI7EMatt Hanson augments #KenBurns's "#CountryMusic" documentary. It might be a good time to offer the names of artists… https://t.co/EezCcwPO2wGerald Peary is back home from Spain's #SanSebastianFilmFestival and, besides supplying reviews of some of the film… https://t.co/URQ4W4j0Zg
10/2
2019
Marcia B. Siegel writes that the performance of "#Giselle" she saw on Friday night revealed #BostonBallet’s priorit… https://t.co/5Am9FiKDTEBob Israel hands out kudos to short plays by #TennesseeWilliams and #YukioMishma at this year’s… https://t.co/h3uchlQBoeSteve Elman is delighted by the release of "Getz at the Gate" (#Verve ecords) Saxophonist #StanGetz knew whom to li… https://t.co/eeKuiBCGFqMatt Hanson writes that the #Netflix documentary #TheFamily sees the title's #fundamentalistChristian organization… https://t.co/1ygr65lVdhErik Nikander on the season opener at the #MerrimackRepertoryTheatre: At its best, "#TinyBeautifulThings" (through… https://t.co/GwnlluIBznBlake Maddux talks to #WillBirch about his biography "Cruel to Be Kind" (#DaCapoPressMusicBooks), which effortlessl… https://t.co/bNvSARBG7P
10/1
2019
Steve Provizer on the 60th anniversary of "#PullMyDaisy," a film that offers a glimpse of the bohemian life of the… https://t.co/7CBvsHy6FGScott McLennan pays personal homage to the late #RobertHunter -- lyricist for the #GratefulDead. https://t.co/FnocQS4uYy via @theartsfuse
9/29
2019
Christopher Caggiano writes that "Passengers," the latest show from circus troupe #Les7doigtsdelamain (#The7Fingershttps://t.co/PlE1n6YjJy.@themediawitch on #JakeBrennan's "#Disgraceland (#GrandCentralPublishing), a book filled with entertaining stories… https://t.co/FJdSJXneNvVincent Czyz on #TheHeartbeatofWoundedKnee (#RiverheadBooks): In this remarkable and timely book, #DavidTreuer is d… https://t.co/cZNs86sligTim Jackson on the bio-pic #Judy,"which is screening at the #LandmarkKendallSquareCinema, #CoolidgeCornerTheatre, a… https://t.co/T0B2RwHKbT
9/28
2019
Paul Robicheau on #DavidByrne's "#AmericanUtopia," which is headed to #Broadway. Byrne and band has clearly made a… https://t.co/0xzLyokYmCRalph Locke hails the #BruZanelabel recording of #acquesOffenbach's "#LaPérichole." This is one of the zippiest, mo… https://t.co/tkq2A7TrHC
9/27
2019
Erik Nikander was exhilarated by #GlobalArtsLive's concert presentation of 1983's "#Koyaanisqatsi,"‘ accompanied li… https://t.co/LQmHZFqoUw
9/26
2019
Roberta Silman has high praise for #ShakespeareandCompany's production of #DonaldMargulies' terribly relevant drama… https://t.co/95JCfsCM5TTim Jackson asks why has #DowntonAbbey, the series and the film, been so successful? We are given a romanticized ve… https://t.co/cOVuDjejzwDavid Greenham writes that #Bedlam's provocative production of Arthur Miller's "The Crucible" (through October 13 a… https://t.co/BH7wD81qBJ
9/25
2019
Thomas Filkin adores #JeanBaptisteDelAmo's novel #Animalia (#GroveAtlantic) This is a marvelous narrative that expl… https://t.co/TScqokj7QdMarcia B. Siegel reviews "Fase: Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich," from #AnneTeresaDeKeersmaeker's #Rosashttps://t.co/kXXg9r7dp7Our critics pick the best (or most promising) in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the… https://t.co/6kHsKiYtGo
9/24
2019
Neil Giordano writes that #AdAstra is an attempt to comment on contemporary masculinity, via #BradPitt, but without… https://t.co/MNHSYtuhHfNeil Giordano writes that #AdAstra is an attempt to comment on contemporary masculinity, via #BradPitt, but without… https://t.co/fqlV7jHSyEBob Israel is delighted by the gospel performances in #TerrellAlvinMcCraney's play-with-music, "Choir Boy" (at… https://t.co/iyJCeNs4eI
9/23
2019
Daniel Gewertz takes on the detractors of #KenBurns' new epic #PBS documentary "#CountryMusic." The project digs in… https://t.co/oAMmqyqPO7Erica Abeel reviews three remarkable films that promise a bumper crop of world cinema yet to come at this year's… https://t.co/QMco4NtsB3
9/22
2019
Paul Robicheau writes that, apart from predilections turned into marketing hooks, both #ZZTop and #CheapTrick know… https://t.co/GIkeXJ52tZJonathan Blumhofer writes that the #BostoSymphonyOrchestra and #AndrisNelsons had that rarest of Opening Nights: a… https://t.co/g87hRRipBt
9/21
2019
Blake Maddux chats with singer-songwriter #MikeAdams. His band is #MikeAdamsAtHisHonestWeight. That name might furr… https://t.co/BKiJbJDLXIScott McLennan talks to guitarist #JimmyHerring about his group #The5of7. The band plays groove-heavy tunes that ba… https://t.co/ejlRut5ESi
9/20
2019
.@deannamcosta has serious reservations about how the #HellaMegaTour is being marketed. #GreenDay #Weazerhttps://t.co/V188byy6N8Arts Fuse Editor William Marx reviews Patrick Gabridge's "The America Plays," staged by #PlaysinPlace. Listening to… https://t.co/LuPHyXqw35Tess Lewis is very much taken by #MoniqueTruong's novel "The Sweetest Fruits" (#VikingBooks), a prismatic reimagini… https://t.co/P6gzD4JkV4The remarkable guitarist #EmilyRemler was born today in 1957 and died at the age of 32 in 1990. Con Chapman writes… https://t.co/bodFhT13hK
9/18
2019
Ralph Locke gives a shout out to a world-premiere recording of "Proserpine," one of #SaintSaëns’s most important… https://t.co/92N88lNKxY.@themediawitch is ecstatic over #OneCutOfTheDead, which is screening at #BrattleTheatre tonight. This clever… https://t.co/Oeu9XIHtYvPaul Robicheau on #BillyJoel at #FenwayPark: Joel remains in fine voice and his versatile bandmates provided his so… https://t.co/PyBIlU7BIj
9/17
2019
In a commentary, Mark Favermann makes the case for ambitious, politically incisive public art: thankfully,… https://t.co/qWVulKXwG0Paul Robicheau on a visit by #TheWho: arguably the third cog in British rock royalty behind the Beatles and the Rol… https://t.co/qGlVeQxlVh
9/16
2019
Katharine Coldiron Mason is impressed by the debut novel from #SionDayson -- "As a River" (#JadedIbisPress.) This i… https://t.co/eGWcgmSqK4Jason M. Rubin talks to #Prog legend #RickWakeman. He is a "grumpy old rock star" — becoming a septuagenarian means… https://t.co/nPRD2VySVfDavid Greenham is bowled over by #HuntingtonTheatreCompany's world premiere production of #DanMcCabe's play "The Pu… https://t.co/8EuBXvt4R1
9/15
2019
.@jonathanblumhofer evaluates 3 CDs:the #CzechPhilharmonic do justice to Tchaikovsky (#DeccaClassics), the… https://t.co/BRVIbUy0dw
9/14
2019
.@themediawitch very much enjoyed the #documentary #LindaRonstadt: The Sound Of My Voice: she was every young femal… https://t.co/9afoLhuUle
9/13
2019
.@jonathanblumhofer highly recommends three contemporary classical music CDs: #JuliaWolfe’s "Fire in my mouth"(… https://t.co/yYlWZJ28fyAdam Ellsworth saw #FontainesDC. at #GreatScott and predicts great things for the budding Irish rockers: Fontaines… https://t.co/E5miVkM5rr#PaulRobicheau on #JackWhite and #TheRaconteurs at #HouseofBluesBoston. On the same week heavy prog-rockers Tool sc… https://t.co/pYeutOEqE3Regarding the one-woman show "#Rose" (staged by #PeterboroughPlayers), James Kates thinks storytelling on stage has… https://t.co/tffb1nujDO#TheWho will be in #FenwayPark tomorrow. Blake Maddux has an intriguing take on singer #RogerDaltrey's 2918 memoir:… https://t.co/tUzaHJBjAH
9/12
2019
Jason M. Rubin is excited that #TheWaterboys have found their groove again. The band is performing next week: Septe… https://t.co/mTliO2xQ1NKathleen Stone was pleasantly shocked by the book art exhibition "#Bookworks" (through December 15) at the… https://t.co/JHKK7MDX3CDrew Hart reviews #NellZink's new novel "#Doxology" (#HarperCollins). The book is vast, aspiring to epic stature —… https://t.co/L3TmNe0LWc
9/11
2019
A piece about #MilesDavis' "#Rubberband," a version of an album that the musician abandoned in the mid-'80s.… https://t.co/XFMd9GiblQ
9/10
2019
Just over a year has gone by since #ArethaFranklin passed away. It seemed an appropriate time to post this persona… https://t.co/1KByEqAzVfOur critics look into their crystal balls and come up with that looks promising in arts and culture -- film, dance,… https://t.co/PYfLf0bQLhJeremy Ray Jewell on two books -- "#GodLand" (#IndianaUniversityPress) and "#DyingofWhiteness" (#BasicBooks) -- tha… https://t.co/bRGKK0sw7PMichael Ullman welcomes #MackAvenueRecords #OctaveRecords #ErrolGarnerJazzzProjec release of twelve sessions (“newl… https://t.co/TifyvUNNiB
9/9
2019
For Steve Provizer, about half of the compositions on Jazz at #LincolnCenterOrchestra with #WyntonMarsalis's record… https://t.co/k5eyD1WEMF
9/6
2019
.@themediawitch on the blend of horror and humor in #ChelseaStardust's #SatanicPanic (streaming on #AmazonPrime and… https://t.co/fStNJW3lyoIs there such a thing as the secular public square? Blake Maddux talks to Jay Wexler about his book "Our Non-Christ… https://t.co/49kfjp8sKYDavid Greenham on the regional premiere of "The Lifetime of a Fact" at the #GloucesterStage (through Sept 22). In a… https://t.co/S4ogUVEN7z
9/5
2019
For anyone interested in the man or that era, Julian Jackson's biography of #CharlesdeGaulle (… https://t.co/PvdedattNIMichael Ullman on a 'lost' recording by #JohnColtrane and his celebrated quartet (#VerveRecords). "#BlueWorld" is v… https://t.co/GOpZozmEmS
9/4
2019
Glenn Rifkin talks to #ChrisSmither, the veteran folk/blues singer/songwriter with the gravelly pipes and extraordi… https://t.co/PZmgNUVYSCBob Israel reviews the #LyricStageCompany's production of "#LittleShopofHorrors" (through October 6). A decision ha… https://t.co/GJb7bOlpicSteve Provizer reviews #ConChapman's informative biography of #jazz great #JohnnyHodges, "Rabbit's Blues" (… https://t.co/sWvT62hGfH
9/3
2019
Robert Israel talks to dramatist #GeorgeBrant about his play #ThePrinceofProvidence, a drama about the colorful lif… https://t.co/qmfFOMuKFZJason M. Rubin had a lively conversation with #JethroTull founder #IanAnderson, who brings the group’s classics to… https://t.co/L8zJnDxNLbScott McLennan writes that #FearInoculum is not a bad album. It’s not a great album either, and #Tool has made some… https://t.co/aSVMDJL90l.@jonathan blumhofer supplies a list of twelve concerts (or concert series) that he thinks will stand among the fut… https://t.co/f4V2qCD9Jp
9/2
2019
Steve Feeney on CDs that feature powerful quartets: "The People I Love" (#PiRecordings) and "Terra Incognita" (… https://t.co/VixlVo92MeScott McLennan reviews #TheMavericks performance at #Lowell's #BoardingHousePark -- the terrific show, part of the… https://t.co/nusbuYqg9VNeil Giordano reviews #Hulu's documentary "#Jawline," which celebrates and criticizes the frenzied world of teen bo… https://t.co/HzcaKMvbPW
9/1
2019
Mark Favermann pays homage to the greatest #house design of the 20th century -- #FrankLloydWright's #Fallingwater.… https://t.co/N3IkwIErohMatt Hanson reviews #ColsonWhitehead’s novel "#TheNickelBoys" (#DoubledayBooks) The author takes on some of the dar… https://t.co/4VuishjddQ
8/31
2019
A new biography of #WilliamWalker (#ChicagoReviewPress) that provides ample facts about the oft-forgotten ‘filibust… https://t.co/4UPhdLTIXJThis summer #LucetteLagnado died at the far too young age of 62. Her great memoirs are relevant and sometimes heart… https://t.co/3kkRHOwxka
8/30
2019
James Kates is not impressed by "A Doll's House, Part 2" at #PeterboroughPlayers (through September 8). When you do… https://t.co/jVtjy1QQESSteve Provizer reviews #RobertMacfarlane's "#Underland (#WWNortonCompany). His ability to limn the pull between bea… https://t.co/mTfMT2uq6h
8/29
2019

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