ARTS Pick: Company

In Company, 35-year-old Robert examines his commitment to bachelorhood through mishaps with married couples and temporary girlfriends. Stephen Sondheim originally targeted his music and lyrics to a 1970s audience, but (with George Furth) gave the libretto an update in the ’90s to keep with changing cultural themes. The production marks the return of former Heritage […]

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ARTS Pick: Josh Davis

Josh Davis, the brain behind DJ Shadow, began making original electronic music in 1991, and grew into an influential collaborator in the hip-hop scene (he works with Nas, Danny Brown and Oscar-winning composer Steven Price on his latest EP, The Mountain Has Fallen). But two decades later his legacy is still defined by 1996’s Endtroducing…, […]

Adam Wolcott and Monika Khot started their band, Zen Mother, in Charlottesville before departing for the West Coast. Publicity photo.

ARTS Pick: Zen Mother

Zen Mother began in a windowless warehouse in Charlottesville not long before its members, Monika Khot and Adam Wolcott Smith, left town—creating a void in the local indie/experimental music scene—for Seattle a couple of years ago. The West Coast has been a nurturing place for Khot (of Nordra and Invisible Hand) and Smith (of Invisible […]