Muse House

November 4, 2011 - 11:36pm
Review: SU Drama presents Fuddy Meers at Syracuse Stage

Every morning, Claire wakes up in a strange man’s bed.

The man brings her a cup of coffee and lays out her clothes. The man reassures her that she would rather have coffee than juice, and the semi-hideous red dress on the bed is her favorite item of clothing.

The man is her husband, but Claire doesn’t know his name or anything about him.

November 2, 2011 - 4:47pm
Review: The bizarre musical at The Red House spooks viewers this Halloween season.

If you give a Bat Boy a home, he’s going to ask for an education. If you give a Bat Boy an education, he’s going to ask to attend a church revival. Obviously.

If you’ll play along with the campy storyline, Red House Arts Center's latest production, “Bat Boy: The Musical” delivers the energy required by this fun show. But if you’re looking for theatrical genius, you will surely be disappointed.

October 30, 2011 - 7:08pm
The perfect classical and popular music picks to spookify your Halloween.

If you’re looking to amp up your trick-or-treating playlist this Halloween, look no further. Local music critics Josh Breeden (pop) and Leah Harrison (classical) serve up their favorite spooky soundtracks, both classical and popular. You won’t find the famous organ "Toccata and Fugue" or the "Monster Mash" on this list, but instead some eerie choices that would make both Bach and Bobby Pickett’s hair stand on end.

October 23, 2011 - 12:36pm
NYC-based Buglisi Dance Theatre partners with Syracuse community members to commemorate victims of terror

In the midst of tailgating crowds and barbeque smoke before Friday’s football game, approximately 65 dancers, clad in white, slowly made their way in winding lines from the Newhouse plaza through the Lockerbie memorial to the steps of Hendricks chapel. 

 

October 13, 2011 - 9:38am
Review: Photography exhibit shows abandonment, loneliness, and the everyday person

If you're looking for bright, colorful photographs of cute kids and pretty neighborhoods, you won't find them in Alec Soth's exhibition at the Everson Museum of Art. And that's a good thing.

October 10, 2011 - 5:56pm
Review: Local musicians bring symphonic music back to Syracuse after the bankruptcy of the SSO.

Sunday's Symphony Syracuse concert delivered two things: music and a message. This organization—meant to serve as a lifeboat to symphonic music after the declared bankruptcy of the Syracuse Symphony Orchestra—made a case for themselves through several impassioned speeches, but more convincingly, by playing beautifully together.

October 9, 2011 - 12:56pm
Review: Eric Lott explains Joni Mitchell's "Pimp Game" and more.

An icon of musicians, flower children and their children alike, Joni Mitchell has proven to be more than a product of 60s and 70s counterculture. Born Roberta Joan Anderson on Nov. 7, 1943 in Ft. Mcleod, Canada, her music has been sampled and covered by numerous artists from Prince to Crosby Stills and Nash.

October 7, 2011 - 11:38am
Review: The one-woman murder mystery is filled with surprises

“Radio Star,” a one-woman play by Tanya O'Debra, features a large cast. Let me say that again. This one-woman play features a large cast. And every character is played by the wildly talented O'Debra. Within the small theater space at the Red House Arts Center O'Debra stages a full 1940s-style radio production, complete with sound effects.

October 6, 2011 - 11:13pm
In-development public art project needs your love stories to survive.

October 3, 2011 - 7:48pm
The 'Furnished' exhibit features faculty-made furniture at Slocum Hall.

Often, furniture reflects on the building it inhabits. Because of the close relationship between the two, the subject of Syracuse University School of Architecture’s exhibition, 'Furnished', should be no surprise.