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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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Jeremy Ray Jewell on the latest videos from singer, songwriter, and visual artist @DanReeder: Uplifting tunes for t… https://t.co/GxtRVfxzNVTim Jackson talks to #Emma. director #AutumndeWIlde and star #AnyaTaylorJoy about their collaboration on the latest… https://t.co/Epzs2C4Lvb
2/28
2020
Evelyn Rosenthal heard #Brazilian musician and composer #ViniciusCantuaria and his crack band at @ScullersJazz last… https://t.co/2FjlvI8zj6Erik Nikander writes that there is much to admire and appreciate in the @Merrimack_Rep's production (through March… https://t.co/cIzFVNvdeuRalph Locke highly recommends @OperaLafayette's latest production, coming to New York's @Hunter_College on March 2… https://t.co/e6wmeUkigpAs #BernieSanders surges in the polls, anyone who is not a billionaire will have to ask: why is Trinity Rep staging… https://t.co/UtaV7vb4VsThree new album reviews from .@jonathanblumhofer, including a rave for a great recording of Shostakovich's Thirteen… https://t.co/ZBTvcD0d7N
2/27
2020
Clea Simon was regaled by two different sides of Louisiana Blues in a show that featured singer #Marci Ball and gui… https://t.co/Aas0PSrMZGBy probing the life and times of Thomas McKeller, a longtime black model for artist John Singer Sargent, writes Jon… https://t.co/BKgLArjbkIFor the second straight year, the Short Fuse podcast has been a finalist @SCATV's Best Boston Free Podcast of the Y… https://t.co/0rsXl7yIrTScott McLennan talks to bassist Dan Horne of #CirclesAroundtheSun about the group's new album (which contain foundi… https://t.co/XDwFR5SVXl.@jonathanblumhofer welcomes the book "Leonard Bernstein and the Language of #Jazz" (@IllinoisPress). The cogent vo… https://t.co/WMsRPJE61L
2/26
2020
Susan Miron on the @celebrityseries presentation of pianists #PaulLewis and #StevenOsborne in a duo-piano recital:… https://t.co/czHkBaX5F9Nate Beyer is mixed about the Lyric Stage Company production of "The Treasure". Despite well-drawn characters, impr… https://t.co/UamkFe4zxlLet us save you time.The Arts Fuse's discerning critics pick the best in arts and culture for the next two weeks.… https://t.co/ichsCM3qZ2For .@themediawitch, "The Lodge" suggests that our money, social privilege, and carefully-crafted stability can't k… https://t.co/mv7K8JhPLA
2/25
2020
Marcia B. Siegel reviews Reggie Wilson/ #FistandHeelPerformanceGroup's "POWER" at @ICAinBoston.There’s hardly a min… https://t.co/mav3lvmSa7Susan Apel previews the world premiere of Celeste Jennings' "Citrus" at @NorthernStageVT (February 29 through March… https://t.co/x5hk0uBMzuPaul Robicheau reviews @drivebytruckers @svilletheatre.The band has tackled the Trump era with an urgent political… https://t.co/dBdaOo6jsP
2/24
2020
Paul Robicheau heard saxophonist @NoahPreminger and his group perform composer Steve Lampert's “Zigsaw” at… https://t.co/2iTUgU7peO.@themediawitch is fascinated by #BertrandBonello's #zombichild," screening at @mfaboston through March 1. At time… https://t.co/azctMJzdGJ.@jonathanblumhofer was impressed by the latest @bosphil concert: A pianist of real character and refinement… https://t.co/CCw2I7n9yn
2/22
2020
The documentary “What She Said: The Art of #PaulineKael,” screening at Landmark's #KendallSquareCinema, isn't very… https://t.co/diCPYicDDU
2/21
2020
Debra Cash laughed a lot as the gals from Second City wagged their sassy fingers at the present time in "She the Pe… https://t.co/oN5Qml2W8O
2/20
2020
Helen Epstein writes that from the first page of Martha Ackmann's rewarding new book on Emily Dickinson (@wwnorton)… https://t.co/5gaiqSY3nT
2/19
2020
The Skylark (vocal ensemble) has pulled off one of it's most "off-the-wall” concepts: a story-choral concert featur… https://t.co/x5a4BOqv5f
2/18
2020
.@themediawitch on "Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey" The apocalyptic mayhem is glorious and certainly cathartic. Still… https://t.co/eybtctA8cJPoliticians are forced to perform on a massive stage and under the fierce gaze of a thousand lenses, yet few have r… https://t.co/IHSAiclNgN
2/17
2020
Ed Meek praises Carolynn Kingyens's debut book of poems (@KelsayBooks), "Before the Big Bang Makes a Sound." Her ve… https://t.co/pwDMidqqh5
2/16
2020
#EimearMcBride's latest novel, "Strange Hotel" (@faberbooks), is a departure for this celebrated writer: it focuses… https://t.co/hFXwARnmtb
2/15
2020
Franklin Einspruch writes that "Painting Edo: #JapaneseArt from the Feinberg Collection" at the @harvartmuseums (th… https://t.co/ayffqWFPaoNate Beyer has high praise for Mary Kathryn Nagle's time-tripping play "Manahatta" at @yalerep (through February 15… https://t.co/Nim9zgX17lMatt Hanson talks to #GishJen about her new novel -- "The Resisters" (@AAKnopf). The nuanced #dystopia explores a p… https://t.co/G9sdXuydXk.@mediawitch was blown away by how good "After We Leave" looks, the subtlety and plausibility and confident simplic… https://t.co/bW7X1MlfXs
2/14
2020
New recordings from #CappriccioRecords of Carl Maria von Weber's operas "Peter Schmoll and His Neighbors" and "Eury… https://t.co/UgU3HIJwDc
2/13
2020
Jason M. Rubin can't say enough about the brilliance of #Michael Kiwanuka, who recently performed at @Royale. The s… https://t.co/fwATARQCTMMatt Hanson highly enjoyed #AdrienneMiller's memoir "In the Land of Men" (@HarperCollins), which chronicles her tim… https://t.co/MLF28jLOt2
2/12
2020
Jessica Lockhart raves that the amazing Bereishit Dance Company (presented by @celebrityseries asks how dance fits… https://t.co/9u3gXhNbaYLawyer and poet Lawrence Joseph makes the case that representing violence in verse is necessary because of poetry’s… https://t.co/Wxj34OwLku @themediawitch finds "The Field" to be a fairly original, if slightly problematic, horror-tinged folk story.… https://t.co/2zVg5wHcmQKatharine Coldiron writes that Amina Cain's novel "Indelicacy" (@fsgbooks) proffers an unusual style that may tow r… https://t.co/Oo5UQSbTyx
2/11
2020
Mary Paula Hunter admires both @TrinityRep's production of August Wilson's final play "Radio Golf" and the drama's… https://t.co/n8oapunAalOur exacting critics select the most promising in arts and culture for the next couple of weeks. Check out the pick… https://t.co/2Jw722loId
2/10
2020
James Kates on "Robert Frost: This Verse Business," staged by the Peterborough Players through February 16. It feel… https://t.co/cvTrwEa9Be
2/9
2020
What makes "The Traitor," Italy’s entry for the 2020 #InternationalFeatureFilmOscar, worth watching is director Mar… https://t.co/F4zqdKFntQ
2/8
2020
You have to read Beth Robbins ' beautiful book "A Grief Sublime" (Keats & Company): It proves that those beautiful… https://t.co/4kJqQLe54nTim Jackson not only reviews Kitty Green's fine new film "The Assistant," but talks to the director.… https://t.co/QbsyOiYbRtRobert Israel admires "Detroit Red"'s gritty script about Malcolm X's early years in Boston. But there are serious… https://t.co/b3v2Ksq59O
2/7
2020
Helen Epstein reviews Vivian Gornick's "Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-Reader" (@fsgbooks). Gornick is… https://t.co/waRGvuZEhGPaul Robicheau writes that, despite all its teen-pop trappings, there is an old-fashioned sensibility to… https://t.co/XbkZh76z6LFor Christopher Caggiano, seminal events in the history of American #feminism receive a pedestrian dramatization in… https://t.co/iWCmjqpY5h
2/6
2020
David Greenham writes that #UndergroundRailwayTheater has a runaway hit. You’ll never see a show quite like "Vanity… https://t.co/abQNPkmzrAUnnerved by fears of the coronavirus, the Chinese have found a way to pass the time that also inspires the spirit:… https://t.co/ebrpEWYlNp
2/5
2020
.@JonathanBlumhofer says last week was a good one for @OdysseyOpera. https://t.co/5eZ8N3eGYb via @theartsfuse #operaDavid Greenham thinks the serviceable production of "Hair," staged by the New Repertory Theatre (through February 2… https://t.co/aR5q9OI7mf
2/4
2020
For .@themediawitch this year's crop of animated shorts nominated for the #AcademyAward is strong: she found the Fr… https://t.co/TVxER9qEv7Whenever there's a movie adaptation of the great H.P. Lovecraft, Gerald Peary is there, eager to write a review.… https://t.co/93PvdldAC7
2/3
2020
A critical look at this year’s #Oscar-nominated #documentary shorts. Two entries leave a lasting impression.… https://t.co/bhwqCUwzDUSusan De Sola Rodstein reviews Richard J. Fein's collection "Whitman/Vitman" (@FinishingLinePress). It’s hard to th… https://t.co/henxkkngz3Overall, writes Michael Ullman, @JulienHucq's "Light Blue" #EarlyBirdRecords is an impressive album: its ensembles… https://t.co/AmcmsEnz2Z
1/31
2020
@Netflix's @ChillingAdventuresofSabrina's third season digs even deeper into the folklore and practice of ancient a… https://t.co/cLu47e2FDdCharles Giuliano on troubles in the #Berkshires fine arts scene. Despite the growing number of artists in area, the… https://t.co/ZWUdCgZBnSGerald Peary on 2020 Oscar-Nominated Short Films, screening at the @ICABosaton Who can explain why two of the five… https://t.co/18HH2Ns9aN
1/30
2020
Ed Meek highly recommends @RobertKuttner's sobering new book "The Stakes: 2020 and the Survival of American Democra… https://t.co/PMlnE0TN6NEditor Bill Marx reviews the world premiere Huntington Theatre Company production (through February 16) of "We All… https://t.co/eJTKELIK94
1/29
2020
Helen Epstein reviews P. Carl's memoir "Becoming a Man" (@SimonandSchuster). She would have preferred a more reflec… https://t.co/uNnuG1TJFFA new Short Fuse podcast! Music reviewer @DeannaCosta has a lot to say about this year’s Recording Academy / GRAMMY… https://t.co/Ha88GJLpFa
1/28
2020
Confused about your arts & culture choices for the coming weeks? Our ever-helpful critics supply their picks.… https://t.co/IykAKh6ixUScott McLennan writes that, with its first album since 2015, "On Circles," post-rock sextet @Caspian pulls off the… https://t.co/nyGu0Bi1ES.@themediawitch finds "#ColorOutofSpace" to be inscrutable at times, but to move from a bucolic beginning to a surr… https://t.co/al5Yvx8j3x
1/27
2020
Matt Hanson writes that after rewatching #DavidLynch's short film "#WhatDidJackDo?" on #Netflix a few times, he sti… https://t.co/cJk6Ui0sAVErik Nikander adores "Maytag Virgin" at the @MerrimackRepertoryTheatre (through February 2). @AudreyCefaly's script… https://t.co/UpZuFzH8MY
1/26
2020
.@jonathanblumhofer on 3 CDs: John Wilson and Sinfonia of London are a most exciting partnership @ChandosRecords;… https://t.co/OF4RtFAClrThe @TheatreforaNewAudience presentation of the @ShakespeareTheatreCompany and @RoyalShakespeareCompany's staging o… https://t.co/aFkncNVsnD
1/25
2020
Charles Giuliano is bowled over by the monumental, figurative sculptures of South African artist #LedelleMoe. At… https://t.co/YhhqtFRx4kA review of @BacktoBackTheatre's touring production of "The Shadow Whose Prey the Hunter Becomes" at @ArtsEmerson (… https://t.co/nujUIwVfFf.@JonathanBlumhofer reviews a trio of classical CDs, including @AdamFischer's breathtakingly clearn reading of Mahl… https://t.co/HoeVYMdWEu
1/24
2020
Steve Elman provides a rich and wonderful appreciation of jazz singer #CecileMcLorinSalvant, who is coming, courtes… https://t.co/j3EgAk8dIUSteve Provizer on the late trumpeter #CláudioRoditi: Apart from his musical skill, what stood out was his warmth.… https://t.co/Xql6Cw1NPG
1/23
2020
Drew Hart reviews #MirandaPopkey's first novel, "Topics of Conversation" (@AlfredAKnopf). What you will be impresse… https://t.co/rUVb9Hfb1bRalph Locke on another opera based on #OscarWilde's "A Florentine Tragedy," a love triangle that ends with the woma… https://t.co/9ke9CsREgwRalph Locke writes that "Salome" is not the only strong opera based on an Oscar Wilde play. Alexander von Zemlinsky… https://t.co/krPBz4OLmZMary Paula Hunter thinks no improvements in the Wilbury Theatre Group's staging would be able to clarify dramatist… https://t.co/tqZl5CyK17Vincent Czyz remembers the late poet and writer John Ash. We were both English-speaking ex-patriots living in Istan… https://t.co/RH0mU2ECeH
1/22
2020
.@themediawitch on #LesMisérables from direcrtor #LadjLy. The movie invites us to ponder, in real time, how people… https://t.co/GbvNCZ0uHuEd Meek reviews L.M. Brown's new short story collection "Were We Awake" (#Fomite). This author knows there are cert… https://t.co/1JcDrfM7SK
1/21
2020
Steve Provizer speculates on the reasons behind the meteoric rise -- for a jazz performer -- of singer… https://t.co/2D7oihi78MMichael Ullman praises #ChristianMcBride's "The Movement Revisited: A Musical Portrait of Four Icons." (… https://t.co/VYFZqO5qd5
1/20
2020
Steve Provizer is not sure trumpeter #JohnBailey's fine album "Can You Imagine?" (#FreedomRoadRecords) will be able… https://t.co/xN82NWihl5Robert Israel was left shaken by the #SpeakEasyStageCompany/ #TheFrontPorchArtsCollective's production of "… https://t.co/TpJvMDFTKO
1/19
2020
For .@themediawitch, this #BBC/ #Netflix production is an audacious rekindling of the undying appeal of literature’… https://t.co/RhFMLYLYV7
1/17
2020
David Greenham reviews #MadHorseTheatreCompany's wan production of "The Effect" (through January 26). Lucy Prebble'… https://t.co/24GwSDfpI7Ralph Locke reviews another refreshing operatic blast from the past: A world-premiere recording of "Siroe, King of… https://t.co/Ks5xwK7eJTThe #LyricStageCompany's #TheCake (through February 6) sidesteps easy answers and pat revelations. This is a nuance… https://t.co/0N4zGVMqHz
1/16
2020
Daniel Gewertz is not happy. After 61 years — and a slew of rule changes and category alterations — the… https://t.co/qAAK6TSmhHMatt Hanson writes that listening to #TheDamned's "Black Is The Night, The Definitive Anthology" makes it easy to a… https://t.co/ZGC9YIHCdQScott McLennan writes that in his fine new album, "El Dorado," guitarist #MarcusKing takes a step back from the big… https://t.co/XgGpc7maJb
1/15
2020
Deanna Costa invited Editor Bill Marx to jawbone on the latest installment of the AF podcast. We discuss the future… https://t.co/eTixCxSjaUYou haven't heard the greatest Spanish #opera, #EnriqueGranados' "#Goyescas?" Here is your chance, writes Ralph Loc… https://t.co/ydFfqU834S
1/14
2020
Our critics sound off on the best to come in film, dance, visual art, theater, music, and author events for the com… https://t.co/aHl4UdEwqW
1/13
2020

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