One of the ironies with power pop is that while it's the quintessential teenage soundtrack -- a mix of hormones, harmonies and bright-eyed optimism -- the best practitioners of the form are usually on the wrong side of eighteen. Tim McAvin is no teenager -- he has been playing in bands around St. Lo ... More >>
Elizabeth Mitchell didn't set out to sing children's songs -- or, more specifically, "all ages folk music." Along with husband Daniel Littleton, she was best known as the main voice of Ida, a NYC-based acoustic band with several hushed, emotionally driven albums to its credit. During the day, howeve ... More >>
Richard GuatyAnna Wintour eyeballing Nicki's tights. Oh, to peek inside the mind of the Vogue editrix in chief in this moment.Thank science Fashion Week is over. Isn't it just torture? If there's something worse than not being in New York City for the circus that is Mercedes Benz Fashion Week ... More >>
Bootylicious, adj. Definition: this. When was the last time you heard someone say they were "gettin' jiggy with it" (and didn't slap them)? The answer is probably not recently enough. In honor of the woman we saw invoking the word "Bootylicious" on the back of her tiny shorts this weekend, we ... More >>
Champagne and pommes frites at Brasserie: a meal we'll surely be nostalgic about in 2020.Most Woody Allen fans, it's safe to say, are incurable nostalgists. Even in the '70s, an Allen film was an escape to another time -- his characters were modern New Yorkers with their "analysts" and adultery, ... More >>
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene
It's as strong as ever in Andrea Sings Astaire.
The Rep gives Kiss Me, Kate mouth-to-mouth resuscitation.
Dennis Brown and Paul Friswold suss out the local theater scene.
Momento (Six Degrees)
Phantom Punch (Astralwerks)
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater.
In the orchestra pit at the Fox Theatre
Saturday, November 5; Sheldon Concert Hall (3648 Washington Boulevard)
ACT Inc. and Fontbonne get it on
Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater
Howard Hughes gets what he wants, in this case a fun and loving biopic
How to make money and stultify people
Week of July 14, 2004
The songs are immortal, even if Porter pic isn't
Public-access music programming is great -- when the public can access it
Andrea Marcovicci sings from hers
Holiday offering satisfies an appetite for cheap, contrived fare
Monday, October 14; Generations
RFT music geeks pick the best recordings of 2001
Music and lyrics by Cole Porter, book by Arthur Kopit; based on the film High Society and on the play and film The Philadelphia Story by Philip Barry (Stages St. Louis)