This week in Big Shots we watch the Three Stooges in action in a Europa League soccer match, we notice that even royal monarchs have hairy bellies, and we keep our distance from Belgian cyclocrossers until they’ve bathed. We also notice that bobsleigh driver Paula Walker has patriotic lips, that distance runner Alia Saeed’s hands […]

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Despite these massive profits, Asarco is holding firm on their demands for further concessions. Additionally, the company refused to pay more than $10 million in bonuses owed to workers despite being ordered to do so by an arbitrator and in several court rulings. After years of appeals, Asarco said they would begin the payments this […]

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There is one performance that’s worth noting. Martin knows how to handle Mamet, how to bring his own nuances to the director’s nuance free world. His comedic career has been a study of surface calm and subsurface mania. October is often significant of changes as the leaves turn into beautiful colors and then color the […]

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The Hollywood Reporter adds that Amy ‘is an emotionally stirring and technically polished tribute’. “Its sprawling mass of diverse source material elegantly cleaned up, color corrected and shaped into a satisfying narrative,” writes Stephen Dalton. “If Kapadia’s film feels like an incomplete story, that is mainly because Winehouse’s life was itself incomplete.”. Something about the […]

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As an interactive, open artwork, Marta Elena Savigliano’s tango opera Angora Matta resists definition. In the manner of many open compositions of the early 1960s, including Boulez’s Le marteau sans matre, Savigliano destabilizes her audiences’ expectations of narrative progress by situating her main text, the tango opera libretto Angora Matta, as Part II in the […]

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They are great at absorbing the harsh moonscape of cracked cement, manhole covers, and uneven sidewalks that make up the streets of Manhattan. They keep me comfortable from my first cup of early morning coffee at Love Truck Coffee on Wall Street; my afternoon meetings on Park Avenue and quick lunches at Le Pain Quotidien; […]

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In keeping with this goal, ritual participants are often cloaked in anonymity, or rendered invisible, by one means or another (Turner, Ritual 26). Once again, parallels may be drawn between this theoretical stage and things that occur in the rave context. One of the main objectives of rave participants is to reach an altered, transformed, […]

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