Rovings

november 2011 edition.

Sounds

  • East of Underground (American Army bands in Germany, 1971-72)
  • Elvis Costello, Punch the Clock
  • Rubio Quartet, Shostakovich – Complete String Quartets
  • VA, That Devilin’ Tune: A Jazz History, 1895-1950 (Allen Lowe‘s compilation, insanely huge and amazing), especially Gene Greene’s extremely weird “King of the Bungaloos”

Words

  • Wendy Lesser, Music for Silenced Voices: Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets
  • Nick McDonell, The End of Major Combat Operations
  • Ulrich Beck, Anthony Giddens, and Scott Lash, Reflexive Modernization: Politics, Traditions, and Aesthetics in the Modern Social Order
  • Anne Fadiman, Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader
  • Simon Frith, Taking Popular Music Seriously

Screens

  • Boardwalk Empire, Season 2
  • Homeland, Season 1
  • Thin Red Line
  • The Last Metro
Janet Ulrich Brooks as Anya Botvinnik and David Parkes as John Honeyman in Timeline Theater’s production of A Walk in the Woods.

Stages

  • Timeline Theater, A Walk in the Woods
  • Goodman Theater, The Chicago Boys
  • Steppenwolf Theater, The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
  • Cloud Gate Dance Theater of Taiwan
  • Faustin Linyekula/Studios Kabako, more more more…future
  • Pickup Performance Co(s), Dancing Henry V
  • Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company
  • American Blues Theater, Waiting for Lefty
  • Steppenwolf Theater, Clybourne Park
  • Victory Gardens Theater, In the Next Room or the Vibrator Play
  • Goodman Theater, Red

Walls

  • Pandora’s Box: Joseph Cornell Unlocks the MCA Collection, MCA Chicago
  • Motor Cocktail: Sound and Movement in Art of the 1960s, MCA Chicago

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