Here’s a round up of the latest arts headlines:
For almost 20 years, writer Ian Frazier has been obsessed by a place which many people use as a metaphor for unpleasantness.
Dr. Victoria Elmer uses classical music while performing surgeries to keep her patient calm and her staff focused.
Of all the acts signed to Apple, Badfinger remains the most beloved, largely because their sound most closely resembled the power-pop style that made the Beatles famous.
The Doomtree rapper interviews two of his favorite local artists
Gay Talese’s literary sports reporting is solidly entertaining, but he is most drawn to the poignant stories of loss and failure.
– Ryan Warner, City Pages
An interview with The Vaselines, who play the Varsity Theater tonight.
Spooky sites from the Wabasha Caves to Grey Cloud Island
– Andrea Swensson, City Pages
– Ed Huyck, City Pages
– Shelby Meyers, City Pages
Blood, gore, and catchy tunes