In the age of COVID-19, Arts Fuse critics have come up with a guide to film, dance, visual art, theater, and music — mostly available by streaming — for the coming weeks. More offerings will be added as they come in.
Latest in Visual Arts
The art of Blane De St. Croix comes at the viewer via a multivalent attack on the staggering challenges posed by irreparable climate change.
Latest in Music
Percussionist Syd Smart is a Boston treasure to whom we will soon have to say farewell. But his talent, spirit, and energy will remain with those fortunate enough to see him play.
Latest in Dance
Did Jacob’s Pillow want to remind us, now more than ever, of a famous phrase from a 1848 Shaker song: “Tis the gift to be simple, tis the gift to be free.”
Latest in Television
The great lyricist behind the Disney renaissance receives a moving tribute.
The podcast Team Deakins has quite a bit to teach us about the art and craft of cinematography.
Latest in Books
“One lesson is that when a country feels like it’s really gone off on the wrong track, a social movement that finds a way to express that dissent in the streets can really make a difference.”
Latest in Theater
As we grapple with building the brave new world of live theater in a Covid and post-Covid world, a few stray thoughts.
Latest in Film
The Pale Door, following in the steps of so many horror films these days, spoils a promising premise via a contrived and uneven story line.
Latest in Food
I confess that I was one of those schmucks who tried (and failed) to stay vigilant in my high-minded refusal to eat at Chick-fil-A.