Local Current Blog

March 3, 2015

Today’s Music News: Björk’s new album art is really something

When a musician is about to have her own exhibit at MoMA, the stakes are high for any new album art. In the just-released cover image for physical releases of Vulnicura, Björk doesn’t disappoint. (Pitchfork) Bob Dylan apparently has another album’s worth of Frank Sinatra covers in the can—according to former Dylan producer Daniel Lanois, who says he’s heard […]

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Hip-hop/theater artists Idris Goodwin and Maria Isa keep it REALNESS with new play

Idris Goodwin and Maria Isa are both used to playing many roles. They both transition constantly among theaters, recording studios, and the classrooms where they teach. They both have busy travel schedules, crossing the country to pursue projects in multiple media—and they both found themselves at the Playwrights’ Center in Minneapolis on Monday night, celebrating a reading […]

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