DEAD PREZ @ THE ORIENTAL THEATER |1/18/13 There was a salient theme throughout the night, across the sets of most of the acts, and that was a message of being healthy, both physically and mentally. "Healthy is the new gangsta," said stic.man of dead prez near the middle part of the show, just befor ... More >>
Tina Turner is the Queen of Rock and Roll, the baddest in the land with the most supreme pair of legs to ever walk a stage. Her voice contains a sandpaper grit that helped smoothed the edges of black culture and her own very rough life. Born in unincorporated Nut Bush, Tennessee, as Anna Mae ... More >>
Fishbone, the self-described "disparate, all-black oddball crew," has released a documentary in honor of Black History Month. Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone is a brutally honest portrayal of one of the wildest and most influential black alternative bands in our culture. Fishbone began as ... More >>
What will happen when David Caruso gets his hands on Balloon Boy?It'll happen any day now: You'll come home from work, sink into your couch and flip on your TV, hoping for a Real World-Road Rules marathon or something equally vapid, and there it will be: that damn balloon, flying through the ... More >>
21 doesn't hit the jackpot. Doesn't even come close.
On February 10, the Grammy Awards marked their fiftieth anniversary with a program so misguided and wrongheaded that it perfectly encapsulated all of the music industry's current woes. Following a suitably embalmed duet with the thoroughly dead Frank Sinatra, appearing in stock footage, Alicia Keys ... More >>
In this star-studded piece of hero porn, Emilio Estevez blames the ills of the world on RFK’s murder. But what about the man?
Akeelah spells out a fantasy that feels wonderfully real.
The Matrix: Path of Neo is more chop suey than chopsocky.
After fifteen years of the grind, De La Soul is still schooling folks.
This summer's movies could withstand the drought.
Keanu Reeves and the Wachowski brothers deliver a fresh helping of May tricks.
Biker Boyz is furious, but it ain't fast, which is a real drag.
The Farrelly Brothers take a churn for the worse in Osmosis Jones.
Shadow Theatre Company
Riff Raff examines the good, the bad and the really bad.
Riff Raff at The Ralph Waldo Emerson Center.
Ike Turner doesn't say he's innocent, but he swears he's not as guilty as you think.