Arts

Watch U.K. Jazz Group Sons Of Kemet Deliver An Explosive Midnight Set

By Nate Chinen “Jazz built for arenas.” A friend and former rock critic shared this admiring assessment of Sons of Kemet, after seeing the band for the first time at this year’s Big Ears Festival. There’s obviously truth in it: Over the last eight years, Sons of Kemet has not only fueled the fires of

‘Hair Love’ Uses Animation To Bring A Story Of Natural Hair In Black Families To Life

By Michel Martin If you are heading to the movies to see The Angry Birds Movie 2, then

‘Into The Planet’ Captures Cave Diving’s Mortal Risks — And All lts Glory

By Gabino Iglesias Jill Heinerth’s Into the Planet starts with the world-renowned cave diver almost dying while being

A Fun But Familiar Story Of Making Yourself Over In ‘Brittany Runs A Marathon’

By Linda Holmes Why would a person who has never been interested in running become a person who

Utah’s ‘Tandoori Taqueria’ Brings Unexpected Indian Spice To Cowboy Country

by Kirk Siegler Rural southern Utah is cowboy country, and with it comes a deserved reputation of being a meat and potatoes kind of place. So after a recent three-day hiking trip in Bryce Canyon National Park, when Kim Johnson saw a sign advertising a Tandoori Taqueria, she pulled over immediately.  Johnson and her family,

‘Ray & Liz’ Is A ‘Melancholic And Unsparing’ Portrait Of A Household At Society’s Edge

by Andrew Lapin Richard Billingham grew up in a squalid tenement home in Thatcher-era Britain, in a region outside Birmingham commonly referred to as the Black Country. And true to its name, his upbringing was the blackest of circumstances. Billingham and his younger brother Jason wrestled with an alcoholic, withdrawn father and a violent, short-tempered