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

‘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

Give Me Liberty’: A Brilliant, Transporting Film About A Medical Driver’s Busy Day

By Andrew Lapin There are precious few victories to be found in Give Me Liberty, and yet the film feels victorious all the same. This madcap day-in-the-life indie about a medical transport driver, shot in Milwaukee with a cast of almost entirely nonprofessionals, walks a fine line between exuberant comedy and stress-inducing nightmare, yet ultimately

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 Billingham and his younger brother Jason wrestled with an alcoholic, withdrawn father and a violent, short-tempered