Alynda Lee Segarra may have settled down, but her music hasn’t.
[FOLK] Alynda Lee Segarra admits she’s gotten soft. Once a
teenage vagabond, who left home before she was old enough to vote and
spent time hopping freight trains and hitchhiking around the co
Upon entering the Newmark Theatre for Rocco, a work choreographed by Emio Greco and Pieter C. Schoten that White Bird is presenting in its U.S. premiere, audiences will find a full-blown boxing ring on the stage. Part of the audience gets to sit ringside, facing two boxers, both dressed in shiny athletic shorts and dragging on cigarettes, wh...
[INDIE FOLK] Shook Twins’ latest release, What We Do,
doesn’t capture the hazy pleasantness between wakefulness and sleep so
much as the emotional instability of the dream. It rises and falls
A review of Post5 Theatre's production of Shakespeare's tragedy.
From the opening moments of Post5 Theatre’s abridged Hamlet, it’s evident this isn’t the version you saw in high school. King Claudius and Queen Gertrude resemble the picture-perfect parents from a ’50s sitcom, servants snap photos with smartphones, the guards carry guns, and Ty Boice as Hamlet swaggers into t...
If the name makes you uncomfortable, don’t worry: This buzzing New York punk band is already set to self-destruct.
Perfect Pussy is a band with an
expiration date. Or so says Ray McAndrew, guitarist for the Syracuse,
N.Y., noise-punk band, which, for the past six months, has been gaining
national attention f
[CHORAL POP] On the surface, Ages and Ages’ sophomore release, Divisionary, might appear to shine with as much bright optimism as the band’s debut album, 2011’s Alright You Restless.
A review of Elizabeth Heffron's one-woman show, starring Kate Eastwood Norris.
“You’ve got to find your own personal beat,” says Bo-Nita, the titular teenager of Portland Center Stage’s one-woman production. It’s a sentiment, however familiar, that the show never abandons. Written by Seattle playwright Elizabeth Heffron and directed by Gretchen Corbett, Bo-Nita follows the spunky 13-year-old and her mother, Mona, as th...
[RETRO POP] Haim wasn’t the only group to get attention for its retro-pop sound last year. Lucius, a quintet from Brooklyn, turned heads with its debut LP, Wildewoman,
crafting 1960s-inspired tune
“Tonight’s performance is kind of a hybrid between a workshop and a full-blown performance,” said Dennis Nyback, writer, producer and director of The Past is Calling, on Saturday night. Referencing the 1920s setting and disclosing that most of the actors would still be reading off of scripts, Nyberg finished his introduction to this More
Friday night at the Clinton Street Theater began with a flurry of distorted bagpipes, a screen projecting images of dripping fruit and Turquoise Jeep’s famous question: Do you like your eggs fried or fertilized?
So began SubRosa Dance Collective’s first piece, Matriarch, in a new show titled Heirloom, that's debuting as...