dancing in the dark
Ned Washington and Victor Young's venerable standard "Stella by Starlight" is treated with authority and conviction when
"What a way to end it."
Many people unfairly associate Springsteen only with the working man or a man's only musician -- that couldn't be further from the truth.
News that Encores! here in New York is mounting a "new stage adaptation" of The Band Wagon as a "Special Event" beginning Thursday filled my girls with wonder, and not a little moral outrage. "Why?" they cried! All I could think to reply was: Why not?
I don't necessarily get Encores! special events as a concept. However I'm happy such things exist. I hope The Band Wagon is great and has a future life. But if it doesn't live on, at least there is time to see it next week at City Center.
The Big Man--saxophonist Clarence Clemons-- shows up around the three minute mark, and that red suit he's rocking is quite
An interview with Morris Dickstein about his new book, Dancing In the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression as well as what he plans on presenting at the Creative Time Summit.