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Friday, July 6, 2012

On Top of the World?

If you're a teenage boy looking for love, you could do worse than buy a ticket for a Katy Perry concert...
Monday, June 25, 2012

Graceland: 25th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Legacy)

Despite the misnomer—2012 is actually the 26th anniversary of Graceland—this two-CD/two-DVD set places Paul Simon's seventh and finest album in greater context. Inspired by a cassette tape the singer-songwriter received featuring the street music...
Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tokyo's Jiro Ono finds perfection in fish

Sukiyabashi Jiro, the tiny sushi bar tucked into a Tokyo subway station, is a neatly framed mirror...
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Husband and husband describes the relationship between Chicago artists Dutes Miller and Stan Shellabarger, creative and life partners for almost 20 years. Through unique multimedia images, the pair explores nuances in human relationships...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
For most people, gender identity is not a question. We have the parts that fit. But what does it mean to have a penis or a vagina? Ashley Altadonna, a Milwaukee transsexual filmmaker, has been exploring gender identity through films like Whatever Suits You, which has screened at LGBT film festivals such as San...
03.08.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Religion and nature have permeated each other since the dawn of humanity. And yet as environmental problems mounted during the Industrial Age, many religious leaders failed to perceive the obligation in their beliefs to care for the earth. Especially within those strains of Western Christianity where God was radically separated from man and the world, religious leaders were even hostile to envir...
03.02.2009 | | Posted at 12:00 AM
By David Luhrssen
Along with Philip Glass, John Adams is the most popular composer to emerge from the minimalism of the 1960s and �70s. Adams has often turned to opera, where he mined recent events such as Nixon�s visit to China and Palestinian hijackers. In 2005 he debuted his depiction of the birth of the atomic age, Doctor Atom, at the San Francisco Opera. The documentary Wonders Are Many (out now on DV...

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