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How Architecture Works By Witold Rybczynski. Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 355 pp, hardcover It’s not quite everything you need to know about architecture, but it’s a great place to...
Repression in Russia, riots in Ukraine, and religious zealots at the helm here at home: the world does not feel like a particularly festive place. Except in the concert hall,...
Given that they’re both New Orleans natives, it’s reasonable to assume that Victor Goines was called to join the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra because he shares bandleader...
A Grammy award probably doesn’t mean much when you’ve got 19 of them lining the mantelpiece, but Pat Metheny’s 20th, for his 2012 release, Unity Band, was still a welcome...
James Brandon LewisDivine Travels (Okeh) Sony Music revived the historic Okeh label—once home to Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Little Richard, among others—as its dedicated...
Even if you don’t know the back story, Dudu Tassa & the Kuwaitis is a great album and a fabulous surprise. On it, one of Israel’s best-known rock musicians updates the classic...
Cory Weeds admits that it feels “weird” that he’s shutting down his Cellar Jazz Club at the end of this month. “Emotionally, it’s sad,” he told the Straight, adding that running a...
As documented in these pages, Christa Couture has suffered more than her share of personal tragedy, and like any reasonable person she knows there’s only one way to deal with that...
A Movent production. At the Ukrainian Centre on Thursday (February 13). Continues on Friday and Saturday (February 14 and 15) Memo to Movent: Belated congratulations on your new...
A Western Front New Music production. At the Cultch on Tuesday, February 11. Continues until Saturday, February 15 Although Music from the New Wilderness doesn’t reference any...

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