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Creature Feature Wednesday, October 23, 2013
A roundup of all of Folio Weekly's Halloween coverage
WHOLE LOTTA SOUL Wednesday, March 18
In the late ’60s and early ’70s, Mavis Staples was a key voice in her family band, The Staple Singers. With their gospel-driven hits like “I’ll Take You There” and civil …
DASoTA PLAY Wednesday, March 18
The 1997 musical Violet, about a young disfigured woman who rides a bus across the country to be healed by a televangelist, is staged by students from Douglas Anderson School of the Arts. The DA …
FIDDLIN' ABOUT Thursday, January 29
Violin virtuoso Daniel D. first picked up the instrument at age 12. After graduating from Charleston School of the Arts, he immediately began his life as a touring musician, and has since garnered an …
YO, MAESTRO! Wednesday, March 18
Virtuoso violinist Itzhak Perlman first impressed audiences when he was featured at age 13 on The Ed Sullivan Show. In the decades since, Perlman has continued to mesmerize those who embrace all …
NEW WAVE LEGENDS Wednesday, March 18
The pride of Athens, Georgia (in your face, R.E.M.!), The B-52s are coming up on 40 years of taking their always-fun, booty-shakin’ synth pop to the masses. The band – featuring founding …
FOODIE DUDE Wednesday, February 4
Chef and author Alton Brown is perhaps best known as the creator and host of the Food Network’s Good Eats, as well as a commentator on Iron Chef America and Cutthroat Kitchen. Brown admits his …
ERSATZ BOLD AS LOVE Wednesday, February 4
The tribute band is a peculiar phenomenon of popular culture mashing adoration, musical and visual emulation, and a good dose of kitsch. The Athens, Georgia, trio Gimme Hendrix – guitarist Eric …
BETWEEN THE SHEETS Wednesday, March 25
German artist Angela Glajcar creates dazzling installations constructed solely out of gigantic, hand-torn sheets of white paper. Glajcar sculpts these monumental, accordion-like pieces with a keen …
21st-CENTURY CHANTEUSE Wednesday, March 25
Acclaimed contemporary jazz singer Sara Gazarek is well known for delivering strong interpretations of jazz standards and even pop hits (like her savvy blending of The Beatles’ …