Pirouetting After Midnight

The spirited founder of the Smuin Ballet may have passed away in 2007, but the influence of Michael Smuin’s fierce movements live on —…

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Wayback Machinists

With music, a popular descriptive-yet-damning delineation is “retro.” It’s reserved for performers drawing upon “roots” to a point where it seems they’re living in…

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Digging Into a Good Book

Turning books into art isn't such an outlandish idea — most spend 99 percent of their lives propped on shelves like forgotten objets d'art,…

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Hogan Country

Kelly Hogan's rich voice mines country music's anti-authoritarian elements

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