Dead Black Men
Paul Killebrew was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee, where he currently works for a judge.
Carl Craig: Party/After-partyBy Simon Wu
MARCH 2021 | ArtSeen
Party/After-party (2020) is the five-year lovechild of Detroit-based DJ/producer Carl Craig and curator Kelly Kivland, a sound-and-light-installation that turned the basement of the former Nabisco packaging factory into a hologram of a night club.
Coleman Collins with Brief Histories
MARCH 2023 | Critics Page
A recent late afternoon. A brightly lit space, three white walls, plywood lined floor, afternoon sun streaming through the large windows looking down on busy afternoon traffic in New York. Off-center a large table with three half-empty cups of tea. Stage left, an upright old wardrobe faces out, with one drawer pulled halfway out, a small painting of an ear is lying within a mound of rice grains.
Branden Jacobs-Jenkinss The Comeuppance Goes Where Only Fools Dare: The High School ReunionBy Paul David Young
JUNE 2023 | Theater
I have never felt the slightest inclination to go to a high school reunion, but apparently many people do in America, and thus a subgenre of film and theater has been created. The premise is that no matter how miserable high school was or how bad your relationships were, you will return to spend a few intoxicated hours with those special people from long ago. Branden Jacobs-Jenkinss riff on this genre, The Comeuppance at Signature Theatre, showcases his ease with dialogue as he keeps the action going in a continuous gabfest, seamlessly and artfully directed by Eric Ting, at the pre-party leading up to the reunion.
What We Are Saying is Freedom, Not the VeilBy Maya Gonzalez
DEC 22–JAN 23 | Field Notes
Today in Iran we are seeing a party-less revolution led by women, without any leaders. The struggle unfolded rapidly through the growing refusal of women to abide by the mandate to wear the hijab