Walter Mitty is an uplifting crowd-pleaser.
Photos by Brittanie Shey In 2008, Aftermath was on vacation in France. We decided to catch a show of the Spaghetti Western Orchestra, who had a month-long performance residency at a tiny theater in the Bastille neighborhood of Paris. The band is an Australian quintet that performs the music of En ... More >>
Photo by Yuri Shkoda Want proof of the butterfly effect? Okay, a volcano in Iceland erupts and half-way around the world, Houston arts organizations have to scramble. Two highly anticipated concerts were forced to change their line-ups and one theatrical piece was rescheduled - tw ... More >>
Hala DaherHala Daher is stuck in Paris. Sure, she's staying at her aunt's house in the 4th arrondissement, steps away from the Louvre and the Centre Pompidou. And it's a step up from Beirut, where she was previously stranded until she hustled her way onto a flight from Lebanon to France a few ... More >>
Photo illustration by John Seaborn Gray We like to think of the planet we live on as "Mother" Earth, a caring, nurturing parent figure who we thoughtlessly abuse. Well, we at Rocks Off don't know if you've noticed, but Mom ain't exactly helpless. In fact, sometimes she seems less like a benevolen ... More >>
According to Frightened Rabbit's Twitter page, the Scottish mope-pop buzz band has been marooned in a Travelodge near London's Heathrow airport for the past few days, putting its scheduled U.S. tour for new album The Winter of Mixed Drinks in serious jeopardy. Like much of Europe, Heathrow i ... More >>