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Matt Reviews "Roma"

Feb 15, 2019

Matt reviews Roma and discusses renowned actor Albert Finney who passed away last week.

vox.com

An all-star band, including Ringo Starr and Don Was backs Jenny Lewis on her just-released kiss-off single Head's Gonna Roll, A.C. Newman of the New Pornographers says he witnessed abusive behavior by Ryan Adams and a German venue defends decision to book R. Kelly. 


Pitchfork

Ryan Adams responds to New York Times report detailing alleged emotional and professional manipulation by multiple women. He also denies allegation of online sexual relationship with a minor. Keith Richards says quitting smoking is harder than kicking heroin and Smithsonian Folkways is readying a sprawling Pete Seeger collection to coincide with what would be his 100th birthday in May.


Rolling Stone

Gillian Welch and David Rawlings release own version of Oscar-nominated song for the Ballad of Buster Scruggs, Rain Phoenix pays tribute to her late brother River with the help of Michael Stipe and John Prine's rennaissance year continues with a just-announced documentary. 


3 Decembers from FM Opera, Part 2

Feb 12, 2019

David Hamilton (Artistic Director) hosts another"Opera from the Inside" about FM Opera's upcoming production of "Three Decembers".  It is relatively short opera with a small cast, of the style known as Chamber Opera.  Area opera notable Lucy Thrasher plays an aging Broadway diva at odds with her children.  The composer Jake Heggie is a hot contemporary composer, the work is very current.  David talks with Robert Wesley Mason (who sings her son), Director Austin Regan, and Conductor Cody Martin.

3 Decembers from FM Opera, Part 1

Feb 12, 2019
FM Opera

David Hamilton (Artistic Director) hosts this "Opera from the Inside" about FM Opera's upcoming production of "Three Decembers".  It is relatively short opera with a small cast, of the style known as Chamber Opera.  Area opera notable Lucy Thrasher plays an aging Broadway diva at odds with her children.  The composer Jake Heggie is a hot contemporary composer, the work is very current.  David talks with Thrasher, Robert Wesley Mason (who sings her son), Director Austin Regan, and Conductor Cody Martin.

Matt Reviews "At Eternity's Gate"

Feb 8, 2019

Willem Dafoe stars


February 10 at 5pm:

On this month's episode of Why?, tune in as Jack Russell Weinstein and his guest, Exeter University Professor of Arabic Studies Robert Gleave, discuss "What is Sharia Law?"

Matt Reviews "Stan and Ollie"

Feb 4, 2019


Matt Reviews "They Shall Not Grow Old"

Feb 4, 2019

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