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Fashion Backward

The First Monday in May is a feature length-commercial for the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s world-famous annual fashion exhibition that quickly turns into a shockingly oblivious confirmation that every criticism we’ve ever heard about the fashion industry is absolutely, 100% correct. Director Andrew Rossi’s documentary is bookended by insufferable brownnosing that could only come from someone who’s used to begging...

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The Year the Music Died

2016 is going to be infamous as The Year the Music Died. We have already lost a number of important musicians, including David Bowie and Prince, but the march of death will continue onward. By the end of the year, over 300 musicians and singers, many considered among the most important in rock and roll history, will have passed away.

Some will be older performers, most will be in their 60s, and some will be very...

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Yas, Queens!

Oh dear God should The Huntsman: Winter’s War not work. Like, it should cause uncontrollable vomiting and permanent erectile dysfunction. So, sweet Jeebus, do I have my work cut out for me here. Nobody look at the score I gave at the bottom before reading all of this first, okay? Oh, come on! You looked. Just now. You looked just now, didn’t you? Dammit.

Fine, to recap: This movie is a sequel to Snow White and the...

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The feast
Arts

Have a little priest

Exceptionally skilled acting at Shelterbelt Theatre makes The Feast by Celine Song an impressive display of talent. And it appears that director Noah Diaz has done much to make the piece provocative.

This unusual and far-out script looks like a worthwhile experiment whose recipe is still in the trial-and-error stage. The script has so many slightly connected ideas and variations on the essence of the matter that...

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Jumpin’ & Joyous

The big show this weekend that was added late to the Zoo Bar calendar is a date with multiple powerhouse artists. Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh and Little Charlie Baty teamed up with crack rhythm section of Wes Star and R.W. Grigsby to start making high-octane blues under the name of the Golden State Lone Star Blues Revue. This month their band releases their self-titled debut recording on Electro-Fi Records. The...

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