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IT IS DIFFICULT FOR the collectives not to lead with politics, even when their missions are not explicitly political. The word “collective”, after all, arrives prepoliticized, with the presumption of a leftist, even radical, bent. Apart from the arts, it is in the context of communism that we find the most commonly used “collective” as …

Donny Pangilinan Donny Pangilinan started October with a big surprise to his supportive fans as he released his single “Wings”. With confidence and love come hope and comfort. In this song, Donny promises a better life and gives hope to someone who can’t seem to see better days ahead. It’s a song of hope that …

Megan Fox has had a pretty fashionable fall, to say the least. From her super sheer gown at the MTV Video Music Awards to her Bettie bangs and fiery crisscross ensemble at the Met Gala, she delivered some of the season’s most memorable moments in style and beauty. And she hasn’t finished yet. October 8, …

Sarah Perrotta The graceful and dramatic artistic song of Sarah Perrotta, a native of Mid-Hudson, has always struck me as a variation of progressive rock. This is true of both his impending new release – the magnificent and defining career of his career. From blue to gold – and his first work with the art-pop …

Z app, the app that promises to deliver everything from diapers to bananas, to your doorstep in under 20 minutes, opens a major distribution center in London as competition in the searing grocery delivery industry continues to grow ‘intensify. The London-based company is opening its first centralized storage facility to help cut costs and protect …

Review at a glance M atthew Bourne is Britain’s most accessible and family-friendly choreographer. But it is in the dark and shady recesses of his imagination that he comes to life. The nightmares of abandonment that threaten his Swan Lake and The Nutcracker, or the 60s power games of Play Without Words. His latest, The …

“Black No More”, a musical featuring a book by “12 Years a Slave” screenwriter John Ridley and music and lyrics by Tariq Trotter of the Roots, aka Black Thought, will finally be in the spotlight. The musical, originally scheduled for October 2020, has been delayed by the pandemic. The production, of the New Group, will …

Welcome back to BCB After Dark: the secret after-party for night owls, early risers, new parents and Bear cubs supporters abroad. It is always a pleasure to see you pass. We will waive the cover charge tonight just for you. We have reserved a choice table for you. Your waitress will take your order now. …

By John Y. Lawrence The Unsupervised chamber group performed on Monday on the last day of the Ear Taxi Festival. Photo: Forestt Strong La Fave Ask your average person what “contemporary” classical music looks like and they’ll say words like “dissonant” or “avant-garde”. But most of the music played Monday at the Kehrein Center for …

The cool night air and the eager buzz of spectators outside the El Club might make you forget it was a Wednesday night during the mid-season. My friend and I were standing on the dark sidewalk that wrapped around the block and I thought back wistfully to the first time I listened to Arlo Parks. …