Most American indie films lack a sense of mystery. The Fits has it in spades. Anna Rose Holmer’s elliptical debut confronts our need to pigeonhole gender and identity through performance. more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 AM Film


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These days, Michael James Armstrong spends a lot of time just looking. That’s not to imply he has too much time on his hands. Quite the opposite. In addition to installing a show from Spring Valley-based graffiti artist Saratoga Sake at Ice... more

May 18, 2016 12:00 AM Seen Local

Back around the turn of the century, flying to space was a rare human privilege, a dream come true, the stuff of movies (look it up) and an almost impossible ambition for children the world around. more

Nov 18, 2015 12:00 AM News

Ridley Scott's never been known to have a lighthearted touch. The British-born auteur of such dark classics as Alien and Blade Runner usually favors characters on the brink of extinction. more

Sep 30, 2015 12:00 AM Film

The sound of a geek's heart breaking can only be duplicated on a Mosrite guitar. That was the brand of electric guitar that The Ventures, the seminal surf band, used in 1964 on what I once argued was the first geek-rock album. Covering... more

Jul 21, 2010 12:00 AM Music Feature

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