SF Ballet’s Frankenstein Puts the Body at Center Stage

The movement in Frankenstein serves to emphasize and reflect back on the body itself: its capabilities, its limitations, and its relation to space and other bodies.

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Why Rent Still Matters

What Rent shows, time and time again, is that time works differently for queer people.

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Every Sin That Has a Name

Perhaps the entire show exists in the dark confines of the Macbeth’s minds or in the hallways of cold castles.

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SOUTHERN TWANG: your week 5 playlist

Songs with a little bit of Southern.

UNCLE TUPELO – “Wait Up” – as described by nick burns

This song is about the twangiest thing you can get that is still somewhat recognizable as rock music. Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy’s earlier work under the moniker Uncle Tupelo started as an experiment in trying to get staid St. Louis audiences to listen to hardcore punk by disguising it with blues rock and rockabilly. In many ways Tweedy’s project has stayed the same: how far can I push my music, experiment with noise and texture, without destroying the folk-rock substrate on which everything rests? […] Read more…

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