Scientist on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown, aka 'Creation' | 29 Jun 2010 // 9:00 PM

Too often Darwin's quest is turned into a melodrama filled with overdone anguish, shocking images and hallucinations.

Creation | 21 Jan 2010 // 10:50 PM

Creation suggests that in the face of personal tragedy, neither religion nor science is consistently helpful.


Surround Sound: From Genius to the Generic | 4 Feb 2010 // 8:34 PM

It's not the music; it's the maker - that is, if you believe the old adage. Critics will complain ad nauseum when a composer mimics


The origin of Darwin's inner struggles | 29 Jan 2010 // 5:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — Randal Keynes, 62, is the great-great-grandson of Charles Darwin. He is also the author of the book "Darwin, His Daughter, and Human Evolution," inspiration

//Mixed media

Con Brio: The Best New Live Band in America?

// Notes from the Road

"There’s a preciousness to McCarter and the rest of the mostly young band. You want to freeze the moment, to make sure they are taking it all in too. Because it’s going to change.

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