Friday, May 11 2012
The 20th century did its best to dismantle innocence and inflict ideologically based suffering on children so as to darken human psychology for generations to come. Sendak dealt in honesty to make sense of bleak legacies.
Monday, July 5 2010
It was a night of great respect, mutually, between the people in the seats and those on stage, a respect that can only be earned when you have more than 130 years of experience.
Monday, May 3 2010
Wednesday, May 7 2008
Tuesday, April 29 2008
Trailblazing women of the '60s: Journalist Sheila Weller traces three enduring songwriters who defined -- and gave voice to -- a generation.
Thursday, April 24 2008
Tapestry: Legacy Edition is the definitive genuflection to Carole King's 1971 masterpiece. Nearly 40 years later, it's still a thrill to feel the earth move.
Tuesday, December 18 2007
As fine as the music is, Carole King's efforts to engage her audience are the real reason this modest delight works as well as it does.
Tuesday, October 9 2007
King's new music will inevitably be compared to Tapestry, a monolith that not even King herself can get past.