Jay Harvey Upstage
Friday, May 24, 2019
Melissa Aldana's 'Visions': Transmuting an art icon into jazz
Frida Kahlo has come to stand for more than her tortured life and painfully evolved personal style as a visual artist. The Mexican symbol of...
Monday, May 20, 2019
Two durable arts organizations cap their current seasons with 'See the Music, Hear the Dance'
The makings of a spectacular (to revive a TV-associated noun from the '50s) could be predicted with the advance publicity of the colla...
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
'Indy! The Musical' celebrates the Race and the triumph of true love
The timing of a musical comedy revealingly subtitled "A Hoosier Fantasy" could hardly be better. The month of May here, out of whi...
Saturday, May 11, 2019
ISO concert: Fast-rising piano star Trifonov plays the Schumann concerto; Urbanski advances his Brahms cycle
Daniil Trifonov seems to be joining the history of Russian pianists who quickly attained legendary status. In the Daniil Trifonov, who a...
Sunday, May 5, 2019
Wagner, Bruckner, Berg: ISO concert probes the roots of classical music's evolution into the modern world
The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra this weekend drew back the curtain on the shifts that overcame classical German composer-conductor M...
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Sean Imboden Large Ensemble again provides intriguing music at the Jazz Kitchen
Sean Imboden solos in a ballad feature. With its shifting personnel resting on a foundation of continuing band members, the Sean Imboden...
Friday, May 3, 2019
'Newsies' displays pizazz and collective focus of Civic Theatre at the Tarkington
Pumping fists and coordinated jumps are a powerful presence throughout "Newsies." "Les Miserables" helped make it sa...
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