The sound of a marriage is captured in the Magic’s ‘Reel to Reel’

In many instances, when a married couple who seems to have all the boxes checked for wedded bliss announces their divorce, it is shocking. Two names that are sawdered together … Continue reading The sound of a marriage is captured in the Magic’s ‘Reel to Reel’

Irish daughter, Irish mother: playwright Hammond readies for world premiere of ‘The Eva Trilogy’ at the Magic

For playwright Barbara Hammond, some very significant moments have inspired her latest play, a very personal work that combines the power of her Irish heritage with her experiences as a … Continue reading Irish daughter, Irish mother: playwright Hammond readies for world premiere of ‘The Eva Trilogy’ at the Magic

The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ revisits the power and legacy of Gil Scott-Heron

Hearing Gil Scott-Heron speak about his powerful early 1970’s anthem “The Revolution Will Not be Televised,” which was first a spoken poem and then a song, you hear the voice … Continue reading The Magic’s ‘Grandeur’ revisits the power and legacy of Gil Scott-Heron