EmiSunshine performs a C-VILLE Live set at 3pm, before her show at The Southern Café and Music Hall at 8pm on Friday. Watch our Facebook page for ticket giveaways. Photo: Publicity photo

A word with EmiSunshine

At age 9, musician EmiSunshine shocked viewers around the country with her video of a 2014 flea market performance. After going viral, she landed performances with Marty Stuart’s Late Night Jam and a gig at the Grand Ole Opry. Now 12 years old, EmiSunshine has developed an authentic folk voice and plays almost 150 shows […]

Cirque Italia takes the big top poolside and brings a European flair to family entertainment. Photo: Publicity photo

ARTS Pick: Cirque Italia

Looking for an affordable spectacle? Try the Italian circus that tours city to city, sets up under a giant tent and presents aerial acts, hand balancing, contortionists and mermaids over a 35,000-gallon water tank. Cirque Italia creates a “vivid, dramatic and moving experience” without animals, despite the rumor of a dinosaur appearance. Thursday 7/21–Sunday 7/24. $10-50, […]

Get the scoop on the latest releases from Radiohead, Betty Davis and Diarrhea Planet. Photo: File photo

Album review: Radiohead, Betty Davis, Diarrhea Planet

Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool (XL) Gotta admit I haven’t adored Radiohead so much as I’ve admired them. The group has always written harmonically sophisticated rock music without ever sacrificing the rock aspect. Plus, the band’s albums have always sounded amazing—the relationship Radiohead has with producer Nigel Godrich is on the level of The Beatles […]

Ash Lawn Opera's South Pacific stars Sharin Apostolou and tells a story of love during the time of war at The Paramount through July 30. Photo: Ash Lawn Opera

ARTS Pick: South Pacific

Ash Lawn Opera heats up summer with Rodgers and Hammerstein’s South Pacific, the popular musical about love in the time of war. A story of how relationships between servicemen and civilians intermingle with issues of race, romance and enemy sides, the show was intentionally progressive and an immediate hit when it was first staged in […]