PRINT December 2014


George Lewis

Steven Schick. Photo: Bill Dean.

1 STEVEN SCHICK (Miller Theatre, Columbia University, New York, January 30 and February 1) Not once during Schick’s journey through some of the most complex music for percussion ever written did a single page of music appear. Instead, as if preparing an intimate dinner for close friends, Schick ushered listeners into a banquet of memory.

2 TERRY ADKINS, AT OSIRIS (Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, November 13, 2013) In full masked regalia, the Lone Wolf Recital Corps, with its founder Adkins as the Reconstruction-era African American senator Blanche Bruce, muscled through an overflow crowd into the Studio Museum’s performance space to create a cornucopian celebration with recitations from Osirian texts, a signature “activation” of the sculptures of the much-missed Adkins, who passed away last February.

3 PAMELA Z, BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE (Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Bowling Green State

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