David Lozano's paintings lie to you. In "Since I've Been Away," his solo show at PG Contemporary's new space, there's image after image of psychedelic patterns of blues, magentas and greens. These ribboned, weaving or spastic splashes of color stretch out, like pours of paint, over fuzzed-out, blown ... More >>
If you're anything like Rocks Off, you've been marking off the days on your calendar until you could let loose and celebrate Wyoming Statehood Day this coming Sunday. OK, so that's a lie, but here at Rocks Off we do enjoy the lesser known-holidays and putting together playlists to honor them ... More >>
Kyle Busch: Qualified to break traffic speeding laws.If you're going to travel at more than 80 miles an hour over the limit, you should probably be a professional speedster and not a celebrity with run-of-the-mill driving know-how. On Tuesday, Kyle Busch, a championship-winning NASCAR driver ... More >>
Photo by Bryan PlocekThe 2009 Art Car parade featured terrific weather (C'mon, everyone likes it hot), a big crowd and lots of fun. In other words, it was your typical Art Car parade. Here's some video of it.And here is the (long) list of winners........Mayor's Cup -- Grand Trophy & $1,500 ... More >>
Gilbert Alfaro and Eric Jackson sound off.
Spain Colored Orange Sneaky Like a Villain www.myspace.com/spaincolouredorange Thanks to differences with Spain Colored Orange's former label Lucid Records, the songs on the local psych-pop quintet's brand-new disc Sneaky Like a Villain are already old hat to the band members. For the rest of u ... More >>
For the first time in a long time, Rocks Off is sitting here at HQ not listening to classic rock. (Ramon, let that sink in for a second.) Because I happened to have it with me on the way back from my parents’ house, I set up the trusty XM Satellite Radio unit in my office this morning, tuned to co ... More >>
A discussion of the masterwork
From Warhol prints to African artifacts, the de Menils stocked museums around the globe
Why do prietos always get the blame?
Dave Ransom and Abi Tapia
Okami shows that videogames can be art.
Are they sellouts -- or just really bad rappers?
The Ann Arbor Film Festival showcases edgy cinema
Booker-Lowe Gallery showcases "Hot" young aboriginal art
Two exhibitions explore the deepest of hues
Julian Dashper gives us audio but no visuals in his recordings of the museum exhibit environment
The Mad Potter
Bob Knox's work comments on the world we live in
An abstract show at Mixture points out why you shouldn't even ask
The Butthole Surfers
The stars align at Scott Tycer's Aries
Ed Harris's biopic on Jackson Pollock coasts on the merits of its tormented subject
She's finally been invited to the Oscar party, but what will she do after the ball?
With the added gallery space, the MFA can dust off and display much of its extensive permanent collection
Mumford muddles through fantasyland
April 9 - 15, 1998
Hometown stages feature more than one sort of menagerie