Art In Back, Music In Front At 3 Sheets

by Sophie Haigney | Sep 16, 2016 12:02 pm

The back room at Three Sheets buzzed as people played pool, drank craft beer and $3 Narragansetts, and looked at two series of newly-hung photographs. One one wall, there was a series of framed portraits, mostly black and white: a man in a pea coat crossing the street, a bearded older man in Egypt. On the other were smaller snapshots, mostly of landscapes, urban and rural — but only slices of them, framed by a dashboard or the top of a table.

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Chamber Music Takes Lyric Hall

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 15, 2016 8:11 am

This coming Sunday, at 3 p.m., musicians Ignacy Gaydamovich, Cihan Yücel and Gary Capozziello will sit down on Lyric Hall‘s intimate stage. Gaydamovich, possibly resting his cello for a moment against his knees, will introduce the bill: Sergey Rachmaninov’s Cello Sonata, followed by Dmitri Shostakovich’s Piano Trio No. 2. Yücel, on piano, and Capozziello, on violin, perhaps will nod knowingly. Then a wild, Russian-induced magic will explode from each of them.

Here’s why you should go.

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Tet Offensive Breaks New Ground

by Lucy Gellman | Sep 12, 2016 8:08 am

It was the end of the world and Brian Robinson, bouncing up and down in a flower-dotted yellow dress on the cusp on his 41st birthday, knew it. Behind him, a string quartet played on, rap-tap-tapping drums carrying its members toward a big finale. Before him, a a packed Lyric Hall was rising to its feet, audience members old and young bobbing to R.E.M. as he jumped off the stage and into a frenzied, lovable sort of mosh-pit-meets-dance-hall. 

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