Reinterpreting the Greek tragedy, Graham built a choreography of dramatic, angular movements to embody the female experience, past and present.
The Toronto rapper embraces a patois-inflected “bad gal” image to tell a deeply personal story about historical violence.
Empowerment, individual strength, and the many facets of love.
In the early 1960s, bossa nova was hugely popular in the US thanks to its reinvention as a social dance and its connections with upper-class culture.
The disappeared—but recently rediscovered—folk musician edited and published in academic journals under the name Elizabeth Converse.
One audience demanded more censorship, another less. Both challenged the reach of anti-obscenity laws in the early twentieth century.
A camp diva, a queer icon, and a model of feminism—the memorable Mae West left behind a complicated legacy, on and off the stage.
What does it take to stage Cresphontes, a lost Euripides tragedy, when all that remains of it are a few fragments of papyrus?
De La Soul are known for the effect their use of samples had on their music sales and availability on streaming sites. They’re finally streaming. Why now?
The Mississippi River flood that Smith allegedly memorialized happened weeks after she'd written and released her song. Where was the real “Back Water”?