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  • Colin Stetson with Emily Wells at Wadsworth Atheneum on Aug. 23

    Colin Stetson with Emily Wells at Wadsworth Atheneum on Aug. 23
    Reedman, Montreal resident and Bon Iver bandmember Colin Stetson’s latest solo release, New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges, has earned some rave reviews — Pitchfork gave it an 8.2 — and it’s no wonder: recorded live in single takes...
  • Scott Walker, musical mystery man

    The early scenes of the documentary look like some lost reel from "This Is Spinal Tap," spanning what seems like half of rock history -- complete with hem lengths and haircuts. But the protagonist is not a metalhead but a Zelig-like figure: Here he is as...
  • Steve Martin and Eric Fischl on why L.A. loves art

    Steve Martin and Eric Fischl on why L.A. loves art
    In the beginning of "A Conversation With Eric Fischl and Steve Martin" at the LA Art House in West Hollywood, Martin pondered our love of art, noting that Los Angeles has built new art museums costing hundreds of millions of dollars. "I don't think...
  • 'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim

    'The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia: 1860-1989' at the Guggenheim
    The history of American art has missed the mark, says curator Alexandra Munroe. It has overlooked the profound and pervasive contribution of Asian philosophy and culture to the caldron, and the exhibition she has spent five years organizing, "The Third...
  • Stirring the storyteller

    Laurie Anderson has not pulled out all her plugs. But in her latest work, "Homeland," she's killed the multimedia. Wednesday night on a stage in Santa Barbara littered with candles, she stood, she sang, she spoke, she played a bit of electric violin....
  • Doveman flutters gently at Room 5 tonight

     
    The chamber-pop sleeper band Doveman is spearheaded by Thomas Bartlett, a soft-eyed and softer-voiced musician whose pedigree is equally informed by classical training and the kind of introspection that can only be earned by wandering the streets of New...
  • Monster Mash: Whitney Museum plans a new home; Tony presenters named; more troubles at Cincinnati Opera

     
    --Room to grow: The board of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York has approved a plan to build a six-story Renzo Piano-designed building downtown. The Whitney also says it is in talks to lease its current home......
  • Music to dogs’ ears

     
    Here's one for music-loving dogs … who live in Sydney, Australia. Singer Lou Reed and his wife, Laurie Anderson, will put on a 20-minute show of high-frequency music tuned for dogs' ears on Friday, June 5, at the Sydney Opera House. The show is...
  • Bill Murray's poetry parade

     
    On June 14, the Poets House in New York hosts its annual benefit poetry walk across the Brooklyn Bridge. As participants cross the bridge, they'll be treated to readings by work by Langston Hughes, Marianne Moore, Brooklyn poet Walt Whitman......
  • Monster Mash: Chinese scroll sells for $63.8 million; Leonard Slatkin speaks out on 'La Traviata'

     
    Hot market: An anonymous bidder paid a record $63.8 million for a calligraphic hand scroll by Song Dynasty master Huang Tingjian in a sale at Beijing's Poly Auction, the largest auction house in mainland China. (Artinfo) Dog show: Performance artist......
  • Album review: Laurie Anderson's 'Homeland'

     
    Only Laurie Anderson, the violin-playing poet laureate of American estrangement, could make an industrial-tinged club banger that dives into the following topics with clear-eyed passion, anguish and humor: America's blind trust in authority; the media's...
  • Liz Phair's 'Funstyle': Interesting, even to hate

     
    And the conversation went something like this: OMG LIZ PHAIR POSTED A NEW ALBUM ON HER WEBSITE. I heard it's terrible. You can download it for $5.99. It's terrible, It's all over Twitter and you should read the comments on......