J Mascis

When Timothy Showalter decided to title his latest Strand of Oaks album HEAL, he didn’t type it in all caps as a gimmick. That title is a mission statement, a command to strip away all artificiality from one’s life and to reveal one’s true ... more

Aug 12, 2014 5:50 PM Music Feature

With its finger-picked guitars and cozy acoustic arrangements, J Mascis's new solo album Several Shades of Why is a significant departure from his roaring Dinosaur Jr. reunion albums, but the singer sounds similarly revitalized here. Recorded with.. more

Mar 16, 2011 7:10 PM On Music

The Skylight closes its 49th season with a production of Gilbert and Sullivan's swashbuckl The Pirates of Penzance. ,Theater more

May 21, 2009 12:00 AM Theater