The classic romantic images of cowboys, tumbleweeds and sunsets will always be attached to the idea of the American West. But the art coming out of this side of the country encompasses so much more, as can be seen in the exhibition Rethinking Western at Gallery 1261, which opens tomorrow. "The West ... More >>
Scott Ian of AnthraxAnthrax (due Wednesday, October 19, at Summit Music Hall) is one of the Big Four thrash bands from the '80s and the only one originally based on the East Coast. More than most metal bands, Anthrax seemed willing to smile and display a wicked yet playful sense of humor -- e ... More >>
Jason, not Julie.Jason Sheehan has been gone from Westword for a year, but he is far from forgotten, as evidenced by yesterday's missive from Still Reading in response to the Julia & Julia characterization of Laura Shunk's Sachi Sushi review:
It's hard to be Jason Sheehan.
Probably not as ... More >>