Story | Nov 7, 2010
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Story | Sep 17, 2012 | 11:00 AMRupa Marya sings in English, French, Spanish, Hindi and Tzotzil, a Mayan language spoken in the Mexican Chiapas state. She could sing in other languages if she wanted to. Marya’s band, Rupa and the April Fishes, similarly play global music: Gypsy swing, punk rock, Bollywood songs, cumbia, reggae and duduk. They are named for the French expression “les poissons d’avril,” whose English equivalent is most likely “April Fools.” The April Fishes formed in San Francisco during the George W. Bush presidency, which seems fitting.
Story | Nov 26, 2010 | 4:34 PM
Is geography destiny? Pink, the pop diva obsessed with daring to be different, would be wise to think so. In a recent chat with this critic timed to celebrate the release of her career-spanning compilation "Greatest Hits...So Far!" the powerful...
Story | Dec 9, 2010 | 4:32 PM
Thursday-Friday In 10 years of existence, the Bad Plus has somehow become easy to take for granted. Since breaking out with "These Are the Vistas" back in 2003, the group has specialized in a tough-to-categorize and tougher-to-resist brand of acrobatic...
Story | Feb 9, 2011 | 4:23 PM
Blues rock icon John Mayall, soft rocker Edwin McCain, funk and soul jazz saxophonist Maceo Parker and 1980s heavy metal band Kix will play the planned Musikfest Café at SteelStacks in its first few months, ArtsQuest just announced. Also, the...