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Theater Review (Off Broadway): ‘The Velvet Oratorio’ by Edward Einhorn & Henry Akona

(L to R): Anna Marie Sell and Andrea Gallo in The Velvet Oratorio. Photo by the production team.

'The Velvet Oratorio' is a celebration of The Velvet Revolution that took place in Czechoslovakia brought to the world stage by Vaclav Havel, the Civic Forum, students and the Czech people. It is enjoyable and humorous reminder of Havel's playful wit incorporating the complex and haunting music of a time of revolution, hope and lasting change. There is nothing more revelatory for us at this time to inspire us. Read More »

Music Blu-ray Review: Lou Reed – ‘Classic Albums: Transformer + Live at Montreux 2000′

Lou reed bd cover

This bundling of two previously-available programs is an ideal package of who Reed was in both 1972 and 2000. Read More »

Music Review: Various Artists – ‘CBGB: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack’

CBGB cover (400x400)

The soundtrack for the upcoming film is a jukebox of what punkers loved in the late '70s. Read More »

Music Review: The Velvet Underground – The Velvet Underground and Nico [Super Deluxe Edition]

Far more imaginative and creatively challenging than most of what's being released today - like all good art, it will make you feel something. Read More »

Music Review: The Dream Syndicate – Medicine Show

Worthwhile reissue of The Dream Syndicate's controversial second album Medicine Show Read More »