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Culture, Stage Toe-to-Toe: A Small Dancer Swallows a Heavyweight Champ Whole

Toe-to-Toe: A Small Dancer Swallows a Heavyweight Champ Whole

In Tough, dance artist Chris Black's portrayal of John L. Sullivan isn't exactly straight out of central casting. She's 9 inches shorter than the swaggering, loutish turn-of-the-century heavyweight boxing champ was, and about half his weight; Black's waist is the…
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Calendar, Night&Day Too Late Baby, Now, It's Too Late

Too Late Baby, Now, It's Too Late

Elvis Costello did not coin the phrase “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture,” but he repeated it, adding “It’s a really stupid thing to want to do.” You are mistaken, Costello, even if you are a genius: Dancing…
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Calendar, Performance Music by Thistle

Music by Thistle

TUES 9/13 Thistle plays peppy, midtempo indie music. It's good, perhaps not great, but certainly not bad. There are guitars and a woman's sweet voice. The show will naturally be mobbed. There. I wrote 29 words without mentioning JT LeRoy,…
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