Interview: Finesse Mitchell talks debut stand-up special, his time on ‘SNL,’ and offers up advice to new comics
Finesse Mitchell is about to grace the screen in his first-ever stand-up special. “The Spirit Told Me To Tell You” premieres on Showtime Oct. 19 and highlights the “SNL” alum in all of his glory. Fans of his know that the comic is long overdue for his own one-hour special. Mitchell’s stand-up is...
Last Chance: Four Knockout Group Shows to See Now
From eight centuries of the art now called Surrealist to startling new takes on assemblage from Port-au-Prince, our critic finds a heady mix of old and modern, sex and politics in these powerhouse gallery shows.
Europe review – David Greig's searing border story still hits home
Leeds Playhouse James Brining’s revival of this rueful study of foreignness and fear doesn’t go out of its way to seem timely because it doesn’t need to What is Europe? A continent, an idea, a set of lines on a map? When David Greig wrote his 1994 play, during the break-up of Yugoslavia, its title meant something slightly different than it does now. As we ask again what exactly Europe is – and ...
Paris auction house "would love it" if Banksy pulls another stunt
The first auction house to sell prints by Banksy since THAT auction two weeks ago does not anticipate another stunt like the one that shredded half a picture moments after the hammer fell. But, hey, if something were to happen? Great!
John Grant - Love Is Magic Album Review
With three critically acclaimed albums behind him as a solo artist, the quality of the back-catalogue of the once-upon-a-time Czar,...
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