Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 7:22am

It’s quiet here.

Outside, in the frigid darkness, nothing moves. No birds sing, no deer wander, no headlights cut through the clear air. Even the wind seems to be hushed. Somewhere over the trees the moon silently hangs suspended above the wisps of cloud. In the apartment around me, each of its inhabitants respire in steady, relaxed tempos. The world is sleeping.

It’s 5:19 a.m. and everything is still.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:42pm

In what ways can what we do as artists be ultimately meaningful?

Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 6:51pm

Let this be a lesson: Art is not immune from politics.

Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 6:40pm

My tone has softened on Glass, but he remains a composer about whom I am supremely ambivalent.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 6:13pm

Immediately after learning that ‘L’amour de loin’ was going to be performed, I set about trying to find a way to see i

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 9:21pm

Activist, cartoonist and journalist Joe Sacco, will be sharing his work today at the Michigan Theatre.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 7:12pm

Sure, some of their stuff is mindless shitposting, but if you look past the irony and absurdity and vulgarity often you’ll find a message containing a keen social critique.

Monday, November 2, 2015 - 10:53am

On Friday, the quartet will be presenting a program containing old favorites of the genre (Haydn and Beethoven), but also a relatively new work by respected contemporary British composer Thomas Adès.