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Calendar, Night&Day All Together Now

All Together Now

Imagine going to a play and finding yourself wearing headphones, sitting in a "power circle" of 15-20 people, and readying yourself for a "soul journey." Sounds a wee creepy, to be sure. Fortunately, the Dodeska Performance Ensemble knows the risks…
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Music, New hipster coffee table tome on the New York music underground

New hipster coffee table tome on the New York music underground

Great books about music inspire readers to become listeners. Successful tomes of photojournalism do more: They transport audiences to other places and times. New York Noise: Art and Music from the New York Underground 1978-88 is a companion to a…
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Culture, Stage Creature Discomfort

Creature Discomfort

"Alienation," says one of Eric Bogosian's solo-show characters, a shyster spiritualist passing bad advice to a crowded hall, "is simply a lack of money. And of course the corollary: Money brings deep and abiding harmony." The four modern young sophisticates…
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Culture, Stage

"Love's Fire"

Because Shakespeare gets most of his attention from the theater community, we often forget that he was a poet first, having penned a mother lode of sonnets about love, loss, and sex. The idea of "Love's Fire," first commissioned and…
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Second Time Around

A Tribute to Larry Cohen It's hard to put a claw on what makes some moments in Larry Cohen's films so disturbing -- maybe it's a stretch of hysterically off-kilter dialogue and clumsy storytelling, followed by a genuinely frightening shot…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday august 7 Talking Heads The poetic refrain "I wandered lonely as a cloud" hovers over the spoken word series "Cloud Treasures in the Courtyard"; while this material leans more toward Beat than Romantic, listeners are certain to get their…
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Calendar, Night&Day

Night+Day

wednesday september 20 Mr. Big Mouth and Ms./Mr. Mars The tone of Eric Bogosian's writing is conveyed by the title of one of his books: Pounding Nails in the Floor With My Forehead. Best known for his raging role in…
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