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Monthly Archives: September 2006

Season Preview


My newspaper’s annual Fall Arts Preview section came out a couple weeks ago—a tradition which consistently stirs up mixed feelings: interest, disgust, surprise, intrigue, excitement … and agita, Since then I’ve been meaning to do my own self-congratulatory all-Newman version, seeing as I’m hearing about some terrific performances shaping up for this season. So not [...]

Spontaneous Combustion


Two blowups, in fact. The first: Greenwich Village gallery/performace space Tenri exploding on Friday night as pianist Blair McMillen burned down the place with his mad skillz. It’s always a treat to hear Blair play, but this time, the pianist commenced the show by walking out, smiling and bowing, sitting down on the bench, and [...]