Around the same time last year, playwright Ryan Landry wasn’t talking about something he’s presented every year since 1994: a comedic and outrageous Christmas-themed musical at a Boston club. With 2020 being the year of the COVID-19 lockdown, Landry had fallen back on an older and lonely passion: painting. This year, as the pandemic subsided …

Towards the end of “Looking for the Good War,” Elizabeth D. Samet’s insightful new book on the vaporous mythology that enveloped the historical reality of WWII, she reminds us of President Trump’s 2019 speech. delivered in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Some listeners were so surprised by the solemnity of Trump’s words that …

My Hero Academia’s Katsuki Bakugo was born on April 20, which means he’s a Taurus, strong and stubborn. The story of My hero university features Izuku Midoriya as the shonen hero, and many facets of Izuku’s personal history, bright personality, ambitions, and more are explored in detail. Much of this can be accurately described with …

The world went to hell in a hand basket. Climate change is wreaking havoc: there are fish in the hedges, the dikes have burst. A far-right group called Albion is winning converts to a racist and misogynistic agenda. Oh, and the traditional country house game looks more doolly than ever. All these disturbances are intertwined …

On November 27, BTS will launch the first of four Permission to Dance On Stage – LA concerts at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles. Ahead of the concerts, BTS members appeared on The Late Late Show with James Corden. During the talk show’s appearance, Jungkook admitted he felt “nervous” about performing in front of BTS …

Gared O’Donnell, singer, guitarist and founding member of Planes Mistaken For Stars, has passed away. He died on Wednesday November 24 at the age of 44 from esophageal cancer. The group shared a statement on Instagram, writing, in part, “It is impossible to express the depth of sadness in which we have to announce that …

SPENCERTOWN, NY – For 15 years, music fans in the Berkshire area have gathered in droves to hear Wanda Houston sing. They’ll have another chance on December 4, when she appears with The Wanda Houston Band at the Spencertown Academy Arts Center, performing lively covers of popular songs from Ella Fitzgerald’s hit “A Tisket, A …

The legendary American composer and songwriter Stephen Sondheim has died at the age of 91. His attorney told the New York Times that Sondheim died at his home in Roxbury, Connecticut on Friday, the BBC reports. He was a titan of musical theater who turned the most unlikely subjects into benchmarks of entertainment. During his …

Robyn King, group director for local schools at the Conotton Valley Union, will join other group directors from across the country on January 1 for the annual Pasadena de Roses Rose Parade tournament. King applied and was accepted to join the “Saluting America’s Band Directors” project. A custom-designed animated float will lead the 300 members …

New Singaporean indie / alt-rock band Blush have released their eponymous debut EP. The three-track project arrived on Spotify and Bandcamp on Friday, November 26. The EP consists of the single “Best Friend” already released as the opening track, followed by new tracks “Come Clean” and “Suck”. Listen to the EP ‘Blush’ below. “Come Clean” …