Author Archives: SUSANNA JACKSON

About SUSANNA JACKSON

Susanna is the A&E Editor. She is very photogenic.
Film 

‘THE STRANGE COLOR OF YOUR BODY’S TEARS’ IS WONDERFULLY WHACKED OUT

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At times, co-directors Cattet and Forzani seem to disregard narrative altogether, but they never abandon the effort to make your pupils dilate, skin crawl, or nipples harden. Continue reading

Arts Film Music 

NEED SPACE? INTERNET DATABASE WANTS TO HOOK ARTISTS UP WITH REHEARSAL AND PERFORMANCE VENUES

You aren’t above band practices in your basements. Hell, you’re not above performing in basements. But if you’re looking for an alternative for rehearsal and exhibition space, a new online database, SpaceFinder Mass, aims to make the search easier. Continue reading

Music 

DUTCH REBELLE: “STOP IT”

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In “Stop It” we see Dutch Rebelle momentarily dropping baggage, checking insecurities, embracing the spotlight, and liberally applying the attitude. Continue reading

Arts 

GUERILLA OPERA SPOTLIGHTS CREATIVE CHOICES AND TUNA FISH SANDWICHES

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While it may satisfy your appetite for weirdness, and some of the lyrics are straight up silly (you’ll see), Let’s Make A Sandwich is an ambitious, thought-provoking project that aims to showcase how each composer and each director approaches the same material, as well as where the composer’s work ends and the director’s work begins. Continue reading

Arts 

KINGDOM COME BACK: ENAMEL KINGDOM RETURNS TO LOT F

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While Goin Inward is certainly reminiscent of his inaugural Lot F showcase — expect to see his signature elephants on display in many forms — the retrospective exposes Ryan Lombardi as an artist who is taking thoughtful steps forward to improve his craft. Continue reading

LULZ 

FOURTEEN REASON TO FAWN OVER FALL

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Quit your bitching. Summer is over. Here’s an arbitrary list of reasons to look forward to cooler weather. Continue reading

Arts 

CHEERS TO EURIPIDES: JAMES BLASZKO REIMAGINES CYCLOPS

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Euripides’ “Cyclops” may have survived antiquity, but James Blaszko’s reimagining of the only complete surviving satyr play is anything if antiquated. Continue reading