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FOUR Philadelphia “ART” reviews in ONE POST! (April-May 2017)

IN AN EFFORT TO CATCH UP, WE’RE TAKING THE UNCONVENTIONAL STEP OF INCLUDING 4, THAT IS RIGHT 4, ART REVIEWS IN ONE POST!! Below you will find varied-quality blurbs encompassing: Sherlock Holmes, the Final Adventure Faust 3 On The Water Fronteras: A Door in the Desert I apologize for the truncated and mishy-mashy nature of … Continue reading

Weird Al Yankovic (Mann Music Center, 31Jul2015)

A performer who’s been working his craft for well over 30 years needs no introduction, so I won’t waste time here explaining who Weird Al is, or why he’s one of the most amazing, entertaining musical artists of the last half-century.  I’ve personally been listening to Al since the early 1980s—I can remember receiving a … Continue reading

The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller (FringeArts, 04Apr14)

What they say it is: Oscar-nominated filmmaker Sam Green and legendary indie rockers Yo La Tengo join forces to celebrate one of the world’s most brilliant inventors in the live documentary performance The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller. Yo La Tengo’s stunning live score sets the stage for Green’s captivating in-person cinematic narration of … Continue reading

Philly Winds Woodwind Ensemble (William Way Community Center, 10May13)

What they say it is: Rebecca Simon (fl), Ross Gombiner (ob), Bob Stanley (cl), Lorraine Jewett (bsn), and Rachel Braddick (hn) will perform the music of Darius Milhaud, Claude Debbusy, Wolfgang Mozart, Irving Fine and Paquito D’Rivera. This one was a bit off the beaten path for Tara and I; though we both share a … Continue reading