In Cypress Grove, Jimmy “Duck” Holmes’ deep Bentonia guitar remains pure and present, while his vocals, which have never sounded better, are solid and vibrant throughout.
jaimie branch knows music has to be wild and dangerous and beautiful to cut through all the distractions of our times.
What remains so seductive about Almodovar is the way he replicates the movement of thought, creating a seamless weave between the story moving forward — rather minimal in this case — and the richer, more luminous past.
Tinariwen’s music exudes determination, the soulful energy of ethnic resilience.
Had the curatorial parameters been tighter in concept, and more generous regarding the source of the work, the MFA might have produced a great, rather than just a good, exhibit. .
Brandeis’ Rose Art Museum presents a creative, insightful look at urban blight.
Musically, The Bad Pilot encompasses the sound and feel of everything from Philly soul to new wave, hard rock, funk, and progressive rock.
Country music is as rich and complex as any other genre, but given the inevitable marketing tie-ins, it might be a good time to offer the names of artists and songs that either weren’t included or were briefly touched on at best.
The performance I saw on Friday night revealed Boston Ballet’s priorities: while the dancers possess a high degree of technical skills, they have a looser notion of nuanced acting.
The documentary sees The Family as really just a huge, secretive, and well-funded lobbying firm: separating church and state is for losers.