Archive for April, 2013

New Music From Iggy Pop, Tricky, The National And More

He's 66 years old, has beaten his body beyond belief and Iggy Pop will still out-rock you. We kick this week's All Songs Considered off with a cut from his new record with The Stooges, Ready To Die. Hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton chat about Iggy and the rest of this week's mix from different cities. Sitting in NPR Music's New York studios, Bob previews a cinematic and seductive new record... | Read More

Cover Girl

Since 2009, Caribbean%26ndash;born Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) and University of Houston (MFA) grad Zoya Tommy has been on a mission %26mdash;%26nbsp;to carve out a spot as one of the new crop of taste-makers in Texas. Not content to merely curate pop-up shows in borrowed locales around town, she opened in a series of micro spaces on Milam, incrementally inching up to the prime time... | Read More

Cover Girl

Since 2009, Caribbean%26ndash;born Rhode Island School of Design (BFA) and University of Houston (MFA) grad Zoya Tommy has been on a mission %26mdash;%26nbsp;to carve out a spot as one of the new crop of taste-makers in Texas. Not content to merely curate pop-up shows in borrowed locales around town, she opened in a series of micro spaces on Milam, incrementally inching up to the prime time... | Read More

New Mix: Cyborg Love, Heartbreak And A Mystery

On this week's All Songs Considered, hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton settle into the new NPR Music offices and discover that it comes with their very own butler. After bumbling around in the studio, they also manage to figure out all the new gear and share some great new music.

Things kick off with a strange tale from the playful pop group Sonny and the Sunsets about a man who... | Read More

New Building, New Mix: Songs About Change

As they filled up their moving boxes to relocate to NPR's new offices, All Songs Considered hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton sent out a plea to listeners for the best songs about how to deal with change: breakups and letdowns, graduation, big moves, etc. You responded in huge numbers, and we picked a few standouts to play on this week's show. We've got classics from Led Zeppelin, The Animals... | Read More

Art Notes

The Great Eight begin with Neo Geo: Jonathan Leach%26rsquo;s art is the future mixed with a dose of %26rsquo;80s neo geo, but there%26rsquo;s no arguing with the persuasion of his precisionist painting at Gallery Sonja Roesch (through April 27).

The Year of Bianconi: Sculptor, installationist and alchemical performance artist the marked-for-greatness Italian Andrea Bianconi returns to... | Read More

Art Notes

The Great Eight begin with Neo Geo: Jonathan Leach%26rsquo;s art is the future mixed with a dose of %26rsquo;80s neo geo, but there%26rsquo;s no arguing with the persuasion of his precisionist painting at Gallery Sonja Roesch (through April 27).

The Year of Bianconi: Sculptor, installationist and alchemical performance artist the marked-for-greatness Italian Andrea Bianconi returns to... | Read More

Art Notes

The Great Eight begin with Neo Geo: Jonathan Leach%26rsquo;s art is the future mixed with a dose of %26rsquo;80s neo geo, but there%26rsquo;s no arguing with the persuasion of his precisionist painting at Gallery Sonja Roesch (through April 27).

The Year of Bianconi: Sculptor, installationist and alchemical performance artist the marked-for-greatness Italian Andrea Bianconi returns to... | Read More

Let’s Play Games

Among the most insistent design trends is its influence on the contemporary visual scene. See the intriguing results this season during the debut of Field Day at the Dallas Art Fair, which tapped exhibitor Nathalie Karg%26rsquo;s Cumulus Studios to devise a morning of games and play (Saturday, April 13, 10 am to noon; remarks 10 am; outside FIG at Henry C. Beck, Jr. Park). The works on view... | Read More

Let’s Play Games

Among the most insistent design trends is its influence on the contemporary visual scene. See the intriguing results this season during the debut of Field Day at the Dallas Art Fair, which tapped exhibitor Nathalie Karg%26rsquo;s Cumulus Studios to devise a morning of games and play (Saturday, April 13, 10 am to noon; remarks 10 am; outside FIG at Henry C. Beck, Jr. Park). The works on view... | Read More

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