William Hooker (pictured) plays drums like the universe throws dice: What seems random and formless is actually a pattern that approaches infinity — and in the aftermath, you marvel at the breadth and beauty of this meticulous creation. Hooker's flickering beats and pulsating vitality are the stuff of a lead instrument, a raw expression of the immediate now. His is not the "drum solo," a terrifying excursion into self-gratification; his art is the biggest bang, the birth of something large enough for all of us to live in, breathe in and dream in. Tonight at 7 p.m., William Hooker alone performs his score for Oscar... More >>>