There is good news and bad news on Rihanna’s delayed eighth studio album.
Milwaukee Ballet fans have enjoyed the music of Philip Feeney since frequent collaborator Michael Pink became the ballet’s artistic director in 2002. From Peter Pan and Dracula to Esmeralda and Mirror, Mirror, the English composer’s musical stamp and unique complexities have underscored Pink’s original ballets.
On any afternoon, you can wander into a bookshop or cafe and watch people as they read. Maybe they’re scanning the financial section with a furrowed brow, or a gossip column with a smirk. A book picked up at a secondhand store may send their eyes to far away places or they may glow with the reflected pinpoint dots of a digital screen. If the eyes are the windows to the soul, can they tell us what others feel when they read.
If you think mainstream hip-hop lyrics are boring and stale, Lizzo should serve as a breath of fresh air. The Detroit-born sensation cites a variety of gospel, rap and R&B artists as formative influences, but her inventive wordplay and easy switching between rapping and singing make her an influence in her own right. She’s been a part of multiple groups throughout her life, but for this headline tour, Lizzo flies solo. DJ Sophia Eris and Cavanaugh open.
His role is at the finish line of an album — helping it sound as perfect as possible before it’s available to the masses.
British dramatist, screenwriter, director and actor Harold Pinter was one of the foremost playwrights of the late 20th century. The Nobel Prize laureate was known for his “comedies of menace,” works characterized by their acerbic, almost brutal wit and thinly veiled and often direct political criticisms.
But Pinter also was a tender poet, as well as an avid supporter of the English game of cricket, the language of which often found its way into his literary works. Actor Julian Sands has made it one of his missions to introduce audiences to this alternative side of Pinter’s creative genius.
After a day of dutifully answering reporters’ questions about her new TBS show, Full Frontal, Samantha Bee confesses to an urgent desire.
Another gloomy, snow-slippery winter’s day with the sun barely penetrating the cold, overcast skies. Time to settle in and chase away those winter blues with a heaping plate of comfort food and another glass of wine, right?
Before you self-medicate on an overabundance of all the wrong calories, check your diet. Unless you’re suffering from Seasonal Affective Depressive Disorder (SADD) or some other clinical diagnosis, your winter blues may be more a function of what you’re eating and drinking than where you’re living.
Run-DMC will open up for the Red Hot Chili Peppers at a pre-Super Bowl concert in San Francisco.
The famed rap group is expected to hit the stage at the sixth annual DirecTV Super Saturday Night concert party at Pier 70. The show is an invitation-only event co-hosted by Mark Cuban's AXS TV.