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Category Archives: Artist Profiles

On Franz As Sipowicz

On March 1, NYPD Blue hung up its badge after 12 splendid seasons at the center of ABC’s play-list. This brings to a wistful end an era in which America was blessed to witness … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

“On Robert Blake”

Earlier this month, Robert Blake was acquitted of murder charges in the death of his wife, Bonny Lee Bakley. During these past 4 years, Blake has invested every breath and … Continue reading

August 1, 2008 · Leave a comment

Erin Crawford & Book Reviews

Artist Statement As a self taught artist, my paintings are a celebration of my love for dance and music. They have been a remedy for a broken heart and a … Continue reading

January 1, 2005 · Leave a comment

Wild Veils: An Interview With Shana Morrison

“And this voice (that) came spilling from beyond (wild) veils are blowing (blood) and God (in) thick musty clots (this voice) spilling over the misty cliffs at dawn (roared) out the … Continue reading

January 1, 2004 · Leave a comment

Presenting Eric Ward

From the Editor: The Electric Review is privileged to announce the public debut of Eric Ward’s art work. Ward, who works and resides in San Francisco, is a true American original. An … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Folk-Poet John Stewart Still Going Strong After 40 Years

John Stewart has been writing songs for over 40 years, dating back to 1960, when he fronted the folk band, The Cumberland Three. The sweet lyricism of Stewart’s writing had … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Anoushka Shankar & the Sitar: In Conversations With God

Hearing Anoushka Shankar perform live is a transcendental experience. These excerpts are from my notes written during her April 26, 2002 performance at Southern Oregon State University in Ashland, Oregon. … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

Eric Andersen Stuns Us

Eric Andersen was part of the emergence of the “singer-songwriter” in the 1960s and, along with Bob Dylan, Van Morrison, John Stewart and Ramblin’ Jack Elliot, Andersen’s work has not … Continue reading

November 1, 2003 · Leave a comment

NYPD Blue & An Interview With Dennis Franz

NYPD BLUE. DVD. Seasons 1 & 2. Fox Home Entertainment. Excepting The Sopranos, NYPD Blue is the best thing on television today. These DVDs capture the complete first and second seasons, as we re-immerse ourselves … Continue reading

October 1, 2003 · 1 Comment
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