Jun
16
2018

Jim White dirties up Greek music

Xylouris res

The purists were probably sharpening their knives. Here, after all, was Jim White, famed Australian rock drummer, taking the traditional music of Crete back to Greece, and, being one half of just a duo with George Xylouris’s laouto and baritone voice, there was nowhere to hide. “I was apprehensive,” White concedes of that first time […]

Jun
15
2018

BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET

Adan Jones

City Recital Hall, June 2 8.5/10 They begin at such a whisper they almost have you leaning forward in your seat, and then suddenly spin into the thrills and spills of bassist Eric Revis’s Dance of the Evil Toys – aptly named, given its wicked syncopations. The energy level is instantly blistering, but without the […]

Jun
11
2018

STALKING THE BOGEYMAN

stalking res

Old Fitzroy, May 26, until June 23 7/10 When theatre bites down hard on a subject like this you, too, are caught in its teeth. The subject is child molestation – here a euphemism for child rape. David Holthouse knows about it. At the age of seven he was raped by the 17-year-old son of […]

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