Story | Dec 24, 2010
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Column | Jan 12, 2012 | 2:17 PMCan you do a play about an invisible man? About an African-American whom others simply refuse to see? Ralph Ellison, it seems fair to surmise, thought probably not. Not well, anyway. Not something that would do justice to the moment, shortly after the end of World War II, when a mostly impecunious writer, an African-American visitor to Vermont, wrote five words on a piece of paper — "I am an invisible man" — without knowing why or where it might lead him.
Story | Oct 26, 2010 | 4:33 PM
James Prosek was just 19 when his first book, 1996's "Trout: An Illustrated History," was published. It included original watercolors he'd painted of North American trout as well as the stories he'd learned about them. This fall, he turns his...
The Majestic Silver Strings: A fresh spin on old country featuring Buddy Miller, Marc Ribot, Bill Frisell and Greg Leisz
Story | Mar 7, 2011 | 4:35 PM
Two of the more idiosyncratic facets of the guitarist summit meeting of Buddy Miller, Bill Frisell, Marc Ribot and Greg Leisz on “Buddy Miller’s The Majestic Silver Strings” album center on Ribot, the instrumentalist extraordinaire who...
Story | Apr 15, 2011 | 9:33 PM
F. Murray Abraham has a splendid fluency with the language of Shakespeare's "The Merchant of Venice," now playing at the Broad Stage.