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Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

Panorama Day Two Brings Janet Jackson Super Fans and A Cappella Performances

By Pamela Jew, Managing Editor of Under the Arch

July 29, 2018


Filed under Arts, Music, Top Stories

In a sea of Janet Jackson fans waiting for who they lovingly refer to as “mother,” the muddy, sinking ground below was the only reminder of yesterday’s midday cancelation. Panorama Day Two was in full swing with Saturday-only festival goers only hearing the gossip of yesterday’s weather tragedy....

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

Tribeca 2016: David Byrne Led “Contemporary Color” Dazzles at Premiere

By Tony Schwab, Staff Writer

April 19, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film, Tribeca 2016

Our dispatches from Tribeca begin with a review of "Contemporary Color", a documentary about the color guard concert put on by David Byrne at Barclays Center last year.

St. Vincent showcases bold, challenging sound on LP

St. Vincent showcases bold, challenging sound on LP

February 26, 2014


Filed under Arts

St. Vincent’s self-titled LP, released Feb. 25, opens with a discription of her wandering completely naked through a Texan desert. “Am I the only one in the only world?” she ponders with careful trepidation over a stuttering beat provided by Dap Kings percussionist Homer Steinweiss. What ...

St. Vincent, Talking Heads collaboration less than the sum of its parts

St. Vincent, Talking Heads collaboration less than the sum of its parts

September 13, 2012


Filed under Arts

When two music powerhouses like Talking Heads’ David Byrne and St. Vincent’s Annie Clark come together, it’s difficult to categorize the collaboration in either artist’s oeuvre. The pair’s album, “Love This Giant,” instead serves as a layered exploration of two separate influences. Clark’s...