Starset, whose unique style has been dubbed "cinematic rock," isn't your average rock band. That's thanks in large part to lead singer Dustin Bates, who as a Ph.D. candidate in electrical engineering and a former teacher at the International Space University, is anything but your average musician.
I decided to ease into my classical adventure with the U.S. premiere of Planetarium, a collaboration between Nico Muhly, Sufjan Stevens, and Bryce Dessner, which was playing this past weekend at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Australian artist Lynette Wallworth was determined to use the rare occurrence of the transit of Venus to create a sense of perspective and get people to think about the global problems that the world's ocean currently faces.
Only one week of classes stands between Boston University's student body and spring break, and the halls are ringing with the ever-popular question, "Where are you going?"
Since the mid-1930s, "Star of Wonder" has been a holiday staple at the Adler Planetarium. The museum's longest-running sky
Planetaria show us the beauty and grandeur of the Universe, and shouldn't be cynically relegated to being a political bludgeon used to score cheap points.