Muse House

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. 

October 2, 2011 - 8:43pm
Running from Sept. 30 through Oct. 8, 'The Cradle Will Rock' is sure to both entertain and inform.

On Sept. 30, Syracuse University's production of 'The Cradle Will Rock', the most influential musical no one has ever heard of, opened at the Archbold Theatre at Syracuse Stage. Set in the fictional city of Steeltown, USA, the musical tells the controversial story of union formation in the 1930s almost entirely through song.

September 29, 2011 - 12:29am
The first-ever Syracuse Public Art Naming Contest is accepting entries until October 2.

Just off Armory Square in Syracuse there is a serpent with a head as tall as a lamp post. It’s big, blue and beautiful; all it needs is a name. That’s where the first-ever Syracuse Public Art Naming Contest comes in. October 2 is the deadline to submit names for the serpent sculpture, located at 350 W. Fayette St. The winning submitter gets a $50 Pastabilities gift card and bragging rights for as long as the serpent stands.

September 26, 2011 - 12:02pm
Middle-age dudes defy everything, time included.

The first four-and-a-half minutes of The Whole Love are terrifying.

It’s not a Linda Blair spewing vomit sort of situation but more a my-dad-might-dig-this brand of horror. Images of Darius Rucker populate the mind as the opening track “Art of Almost” drags on. Then, Nels Cline steps on the overdrive and complacency becomes alacrity.