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July 15, 2019   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs offer quirky yet flawed album

By | Apr 24, 2013

Indie band Yeah Yeah Yeahs return with bizarre punk album, “Mosquito.”

Review: ‘Scary MoVie’ disappoints with boring comeback

By | Apr 24, 2013

The Scary Movie franchise returns for the fifth, and hopefully, last time.

Review: Christopher Owens releases eclectic solo album

By | Jan 22, 2013

Indie rock musician triumphs with debut solo album “Lysandre.”

Review: Rihanna shows off her attitude in ‘Unapologetic’

By | Dec 10, 2012

Rihanna hits the music scene hard with her bold album ‘Unapologetic.’

Review: ‘Next to Normal’ brings psychological drama to Hangar Theatre

By | Aug 29, 2012

This groundbreaking musical, from composer Tom Kitt and lyricist Brian Yorkey, explores the hidden issues within the seemingly normal life of the Goodman family.

Review: Bloc Party reverts to non-electro sound

By | Aug 27, 2012

The past few years have been rife with uncertainty for Bloc Party fans. While the British alternative collective was on hiatus, rumors of a break-up began to circulate. But all is right in the Bloc Party camp as they return with their fourth studio album, the unimaginatively titled “Four.”

‘Fastlife’: Jonas brother missteps with solo debut

By | Oct 26, 2011

Though Joe Jonas’ schoolboy good looks made him one of the most popular members of the Jonas Brothers trio, his solo debut hides his boy band image with dubstep beats, mature lyrics and a guest appearance by rapper Lil’ Wayne.

‘Ashes & Fires’: Artist creates twelfth album

By | Oct 26, 2011

Releasing at least one album a year in the last decade alone, Ryan Adams has created a collection of works with multiple genres including rock, folk, alternative and country. His latest work, “Ashes & Fires,” recalls his 2000 solo debut, “Heartbreaker,” and features the most consistent sound of his career.

‘Wildlife’: Band unveils dark release

By | Oct 26, 2011

Three years after the release of its last album in 2008, La Dispute returns with a newfound post-hardcore sound.

‘The Thing’: Icy remake loses thrill

By | Oct 26, 2011

In his new release, director Matthijs van Heijningen attempts to transform John Carpenter’s 1982 psychological terror film, “The Thing,” into a modern thriller, but only manages to create a sometimes-amusing, predictable monster flick.

‘Metals’: Indie artist darkens sound

By | Oct 12, 2011

Feist, a Canadian indie pop singer-songwriter, took the United States by storm with her 2007 release, “The Reminder.” Four years later, she returns with a fifth solo album that trades her upbeat, spacey sound for a more serious style.

Grounded acting fails to move story

By | Oct 5, 2011

“In the Company of Dancers,” the latest production at the Kitchen Theatre, is a complex theatrical performance that combines narrative and motion, but fails to accurately portray the life of a woman with one simple goal — to dance.