Posts Tagged ‘life’

Still Somber

In their melancholia, Collin Herring and Titanmoon reluctantly sit atop a bounty of excellent new CDs.
ANTHONY MARIANI
Alot of big local bands tend to put out new stuff this time of year.


Manhattan Express

Kultur
The FWSO makes an impressive Carnegie Hall debut.



Whiskers

Though still young, the Catfish Whiskey guys have matured a lot recently, as their new LP may prove.
CAROLINE COLLIER
Five years ago, Catfish Whiskey was all about the party.


Domestic Troubles

Big Ticket
Sarah Ruhl has told this story often, but it bears one more repetition: She came up with the idea for her comedy The Clean House after going to a party and overhearing a woman talk about her maid, who had stopped cleaning her h...



The Top 10

... and a lot of great performances coming in pairs.
Kristian Lin
Usually when I assemble the picks for my year-end list of the best movies, there’s a lot of flux among the choices as I get closer to deadline.


Lou Vargo

Listen Up
These days, a CD titled American Disaster might sound like a political statement.



Wars of Words

A great, neglected story from black history is turned into a square film.
Kristian Lin
While watching The Great Debaters, I wound up focusing on the supporting actors.


Magnet

Listen Up
Any record that opens with foot stomps, handclaps, and humming can’t be bad.



T-Wrex

Listen Up
Arlington rapper T-Wrex brings social consciousness to his gritty, modern hip-hop on his debut album, My Life on Paper.


Also-Ran

In case you haven’t noticed, the indie dramedy formula won’t be going away anytime soon, thanks to movies like Dan.
Cole Williams
Of all the young, male comedic actors who have recently been in or directed movies that don’t hew to formula, Steve Carell is arguably tops of the class.