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Chris Corbett

Wise Music to Soothe the Savage Beast of My Mind

Chris Corbett | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Her career is an interesting story of how an artist representing traditional wisdom made their work more approachable by evolving to a contemporary sound with the encouragement of a rock producer and a pop diva.
Robert Bliwise

Countdown to Zero

Robert Bliwise | July 2, 2015 | Science
Falcon 9 is the third resupply mission of its kind to fail in recent months. Is it more than a failure, but also a metaphor of our times? Ambitions that, even in their smallness, can't be realized?
Jon Chattman

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: This Is Melissa Etheridge

Jon Chattman | July 2, 2015 | Entertainment
During this time, my "golden age" of music, I was going to a different show - from Green Day to Stone Temple Pilots to Pearl Jam (of course) - with my best bud Steve and hitting Tower Records to get the next breaking band weekly. It was an amazing time to listen, sing, and mosh.
Katie Hoffman

No One Is Looking At Your Fireworks Pictures

Katie Hoffman | July 2, 2015 | Comedy
Every year in July, Americans wearing their washed-out flag shirts from 2000 gather together on an open field with picnic blankets and folding chairs to partake in the Sisyphean task of capturing the best moments of a fireworks show on camera.
Marlon Regis

Love Is Blind. Until You See Your Ex Again!

Marlon Regis | July 2, 2015 | Arts
News Flash: love is still our strongest emotion! How I Became The Bomb capture this on their song, "Ulay, Oh."
MutualArt

Suspended Worlds: Damián Ortega at Milan's HangarBicocca

MutualArt | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Stepping into Damián Ortega's solo exhibition Casino (curated by Vicente Todolí) at Milan's HangarBicocca, viewers may feel that they have entered into a dark and unusual four-dimensional universe, dotted with bright frozen explosions.
George Heymont

Solo Perduta Abbandonata!

George Heymont | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Two recent stage productions introduced Bay area audiences to protagonists whose spiritual core was taken away from them by circumstances they could never have anticipated (much less mitigated).
INK361

Instagram 101: What Are "Feature" Accounts?

INK361 | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Some of these gems are found through delightful accidents, so in these upcoming posts, we will share with you some of what we love and know in hopes of encouraging more people to discover and explore to their hearts content.
Renate Stendhal, Ph.D.

Rape as Weapon of War: San Francisco Opera's World Premiere of Two Women (La Ciociara)

Renate Stendhal, Ph.D. | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Two Women walks a satisfying line between harmony and dissonance, high drama and lyrical sensitivity.
Louisiana Channel

Sammy Baloji: The Past in Front of Us

Louisiana Channel | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Through his intriguing and poignant pictures, Congolese artist and photographer Sammy Baloji confronts the Western portrayal of his country by linking old photographs from Belgian colonial times with contemporary ones. The result is captivating.
Regina Weinreich

Of Good Stock: Come and Smell the Bacon

Regina Weinreich | July 2, 2015 | Entertainment
Melissa Ross' new play, Of Good Stock, a Manhattan Theater Club production, directed by Lynne Meadow, belongs to the genre of literature that illuminates family misery as unique, and universal.
David Finkle

First Nighter: Ellen Greene, Jake Gyllenhaal in Lovable 'Little Shop of Horrors' Revival

David Finkle | July 2, 2015 | Arts
What follows is an unadulterated rave for the Encores! Off-Center presentation, at City Center, of the beloved Howard-Ashman-Alan Menken Little Shop of Horrors, as adapted from the 1960 Roger Corman movie.
John Seed

Artists (and Others) Talk About Art and Destruction

John Seed | July 2, 2015 | Arts
Being an artist means making things, and those things can pile up fast. Only lucky works of art survive -- or deserve to survive -- while numerous other works are slashed, smashed, burned or trucked to the dump.
Gail Vida Hamburg

Evidence of Things Seen: The Art of Nancy Lu Rosenheim

Gail Vida Hamburg | July 1, 2015 | Arts
Though the subject matter of the exhibition is about the organic and natural, the colors in the exhibit look synthetic, acrid, flamboyant, and playful. There is a nod to Dr. Seuss in the exhibition.
Corey Ferrugia

The 5 Things I Learned in my 20's

Corey Ferrugia | July 1, 2015 | Arts
If I were being honest, there was a lot of sacrifice, struggle, and discipline that went into getting to and maintaining that sort of state of being... a lot.
Deborah Fallows

The New New York Public Library

Deborah Fallows | July 1, 2015 | New York
The NYPL, like many other libraries around the country, has already begun to seize the day in an effort to answer the needs and wants of its community.
Sally Hansell

Nature Adds a Psychedelic Spin to Lucinda Bunnen's Photography

Sally Hansell | July 1, 2015 | Arts
"The minute I saw those two photographs, I said, 'Oh, my lord, that's fabulous. How can I make that happen?'" says Lucinda Bunnen, recalling when she discovered two damaged slides while winnowing her archives of 60 years.
Eduardo Diaz

La Marcha No Ha Terminado

Eduardo Diaz | July 1, 2015 | Latino Voices
In coupling the Agustín Lira and Alma concert with the One Life: Dolores Huerta exhibition, the Smithsonian introduces audiences to this important chapter in U.S. labor history, celebrating two of its notable leaders.
Rodrigo Cañete

Locals Vandalize Conceptual Art During and After the 12th Habana Biennial

Rodrigo Cañete | July 1, 2015 | Arts
Vandalising bronze sculptures has become pandemic in cities like Buenos Aires or Sao Paolo, mostly, after the price of that metal soared.
David Finkle

First Nighter: Melissa Ross's Of Good Stock Stacks Up, Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub Enjoy Happy Days

David Finkle | June 30, 2015 | Arts
Every so often a playwright has two plays or even more open almost simultaneously. The scheduling coincidence (?) tempts a more taut assessment of where the playwright is in his or her career.
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