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On The Nutcracker

Look around the audience at this performance and you will see many young people who are experiencing The Nutcracker for the very first time. It?s a magical production filled with famous classical music, ballet, bejeweled costumes, spectacular sets and mischievous mice! The Nutcracker is the first… Read More >

A Hipster Goes for Baroque

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By Robbie Whelan
August 22, 2013
Chris Thile has never been shy about genre-hopping.
In his early 20s, singing and playing with the band Nickel Creek, the mandolin virtuoso covered songs by slacker-rock heroes Pavement, picking along with a fiddler and a guitarist. And a year ago, he was onstage… Read More >

Dance Review | Sharon Eyal’s ‘Bill’

Like her recent creations Bertolina and Makarova Kabisa, Sharon Eyal’s latest work, Bill, is carefully designed, with clear, straightforward overall sound and visual concept.
The three creations are strongly empowered by close collaboration with top light designer Avi Yona Bueno (Bambi), who… Read More >

Music Review | Abyssinian Mass

By John L Walters

The stars of this show, part of the Barbican’s season of collaborations with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, were the 60-odd singers of the Abyssinian Mass choir. And what a joyful noise they made, as soloists and en masse, giving this exceedingly long and… Read More >

George Clinton, the Reigning Hippie of Funk

By AMY LINDEN
Published: October 27, 1996

WHEN JERRY GARCIA died last year and the Grateful Dead disbanded shortly thereafter, the question arose as to who would inherit the band’s legacy of freewheeling, anything-goes music. Jam bands like Phish, Blues Traveler and God Street Wine, with… Read More >

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