Music: Washboard Slim & The Bluelights play Fri., June 14, at 7:30 PM

Washboard Slim & The Bluelights play Best Video Performance Space on Friday, June 14. The show starts at 7:30 PM and the cover is $10.

After 40 years of playing together, Washboard Slim and the Bluelights has evolved into one of the country’s most versatile and original of jug bands.

Incorporating pure Americana instruments like tub bass, washboard, jug, banjo, harmonica, and fiddle, adding drums and powerful vocal harmonies, this band rocks sold-out concerts, dance halls and family shows. Playing their own compositions as well as original arrangements of traditional gospel and blues tunes, their music is by turns playful and haunted. It’s no wonder legendary blues/folk artist, Eric Von Schmidt described Washboard Slim and the Bluelights as “traditional music on overdrive.”

The members of Washboard Slim & the Blue Lights are Peter Menta (aka Washboard Slim, drums, harmonica, kazoo, washboard, vocals), Brooks Barnett (accordion, banjo, drums, guitar, mandolin, piano, vocals), Howie Horn (banjo, jug, washtub bass, vocals), Mat Kastner (banjo, guitar, National steel guitar), Johnny Pendergast (guitar, fiddle, mandolin, vocals),and Lauren Agnelli (guitar, ukelele, kazoo, vocals).

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Music: Flint Ladder plays folk and string band music Thurs., June 13

Flint Ladder plays Best Video Performance Space on Thursday, June 13. The show starts at 8 PM and the cover is $5.

Flint Ladder grew out of the creative, environmentally-conscious New Haven arts community in the late 1980s. During that time, a community member offered the use of his barn—which previously housed The Flint Ladder Company—to form a home for a neighborhood circus. Cellist Shula Weinstein was one of the first members of the accompanying circus band. Shortly after, guitarist Frank Panzarella joined. Bassist Jim Baldoni was soon recruited by Panzarella. Anne Cherry, another community member, joined on fiddle, glockenspiel, and various percussion.

After the circus, the band continued performing, shortening its name from The Flint Ladder Circus Band to simply Flint Ladder. Along the way, they picked up mandolinist Karen Hogg via a random yoga class that Baldoni attended. Today, Flint Ladder is an eclectic, fun string band that specializes in unique arrangements of old jazz, folk, classic rock, country, and other popular tunes.

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Second Wednesday Open Mic at Best Video Wed., June 12, at 7 PM

Musicians! Comedians! Poets! Magicians! Spoken word artists! The Second Wednesday Open Mic takes place Wednesday, June 12, starting at 7 PM. Admission is a Suggested Donation of $3-5 to support BVFCC.

Poet Karen Ponzio (aka KP The Word) — who writes for the New Haven Independent and has a show on Cygnus RADIO — is the host for this show.

The sign-up sheet will be put out at 6:45 PM in order for prospective performers who haven’t been able to get here earlier to have a chance at performing slots. No sign-ups will be taken before 6:45.

Each slot is 10 minutes or two songs (whichever is shorter) with a 5-minute break between each performer. We have a total of 10 slots from 7-9:30 PM if people use their maximum time.

We will play it by ear after that with any “extra” performers getting time as available in order of signing the sheet. While 9:30 PM is the official cut-off time, we may at our discretion continue with performers up to 10 PM.

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New releases 6/4/19

Top Hits
Gloria Bell (romance/drama, Julianne Moore. Rotten Tomatoes: 91%. Metacritic: 80. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From Manohla Dargis’ Times review: “‘Gloria Bell’ is filled with quicksilver tone shifts. It’s often quietly funny and then a little [or very] sad and then funny again. The humor is sometimes as obvious as the hairless cat that looks like a wizened extraterrestrial and the Velcro crackle of a girdle being hastily removed in a dark bedroom. [Chilean writer-director Sebastián] Lelio is acutely sensitive to the absurdities of everyday life, including the comedy of humiliation, both petty and wounding. But while his characters can be cruel, he never succumbs to meanness. His generosity is animated by Moore’s limpid, precise performance.” Read more…)

Mapplethorpe (bio-pic, Matt Smith. Rotten Tomatoes: 31%. Metacritic: 42. From Glenn Kenny’s New York Times review: “‘Mapplethorpe,’ directed by Ondi Timoner, is a fictionalized biography of the photographer that is most alive when it’s putting its subject’s pictures on the screen, which it does often. And should have done more, because the movie is otherwise as timid as its subject was bold. “ Read more…)

The Man Who Killed Don Quixote (comedy/drama directed by Terry Gilliam, Adam Driver. Rotten Tomatoes: 63%. Metacritic: 58. From A.O. Scott’s New York Times review: “Surely a movie so long in gestation, inspired by a doorstop-thick novel that has beguiled and baffled readers for several centuries, would turn out to be either a world-class catastrophe or a world-historical masterpiece. With a mixture of relief and regret, I must report that the movie is neither. ‘The Man Who Killed Don Quixote’ has moments of slackness and chaos [the book does, too], but for the most part it’s a lively, charming excursion into a landscape claimed by [director Terry] Gilliam in the name of Miguel de Cervantes, the Spanish gentleman who gave Don Quixote life back in the early 1600s. The filmmaker’s devotion to the novelist adds luster and vigor to the images, but this is more than just an act of literary-minded reverence. It’s a meeting of minds — a celebration of artistic kinship across the gulfs of history, culture and technology.” Read more…)

New Foreign
Mellow Mud (Latvia, coming-of-age drama, Elina Vaska. From Alissa Simon’s 2016 Variety review: “Harsh circumstances force a resourceful and determined Latvian lass to mature beyond her years in ‘Mellow Mud,’ a compelling, bittersweet coming-of-ager from first-time feature helmer-writer Renars Vimba. This evocatively shot realist tale benefits from a spare yet credible script and a knockout performance from big-screen debutant Elina Vaska, who conveys her character’s feelings of anger, abandonment, responsibility and first love with conviction and authenticity. Although named best film by the youth jury in the Berlin Film Festival’s Generation 14plus section, this is a title that will be appreciated by arthouse fans of all ages; extensive fest travel is guaranteed.” Read more…)

Woman At War (Iceland, drama, Haldora Geirhardsdottir. Rotten Tomatoes: 97%. Metacritic: 81. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From Jeannette Catsoulis’ Times review: “Approaching weighty themes with a very light touch, Benedikt Erlingsson’s ‘Woman at War’ is an environmental drama wrapped in whimsical comedy and tied with a bow of midlife soul-searching. The package is lumpy at times, but not unwieldy, thanks to an engaging central performance and a cinematographer, Bergsteinn Bjorgulfsson, whose sweeping shots of frozen heath and lowering Icelandic skies wash the screen — and our minds — of extraneous distractions.” Read more…)

New Classic DVDs (pre-1960)
Her Twelve Men (1954, drama, Greer Garson. From Bosley Crowther’s 1954 New York Times review [requires log-in]: “The particular brand of golden sunshine that Greer Garson is called upon to shed in ‘Her Twelve Men,’ a little M-G-M confection that was delivered yesterday to the Sixtieth Street Trans-Lux, is so obviously manufactured and falls on such artificial ground that it scorches rather than nurtures any blossoms in this choking hothouse dust. This time, the glowing Miss Garson performs in the thoroughly barren role of an inexperienced but magically intuitive teacher and house mother to a gang of 10-year-olds, in a conspicuously starchy and repulsive boarding school for rich people’s boys. And the extent of her evident contribution to the health and education of her kids is the doing of a few little favors and the casting about of her smile.” Read more…)

New American Back Catalog DVDs (post-1960)
Bachelorette (2013, comedy, Kirsten Dunst. Rotten Tomatoes: 56%. Metacritic: 53. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From Stephen Holden’s Times review [requires log-in]: “This film version of Leslye Headland’s successful Off Broadway play — part of a projected cycle covering the Seven Deadly Sins, it dealt with gluttony — ‘Bachelorette’ comes at you with the crackling intensity of machine-gun fire. Maybe the safest way to watch it is by peeking out from a behind a sandbag.” Read more…)

The Fourth Protocol (1987, action, Michael Caine. Rotten Tomatoes: 72%. From Janet Maslin’s 1987 New York Times review [requires log-in]: “It might reasonably be expected that the sight of two Soviet spies assembling a nuclear device, which they plan to detonate near an American Air Force base in Britain to fake an accident that could destroy NATO, would be more than a little chilling. But in ‘The Fourth Protocol,’ which opens today at the Ziegfeld and other theaters, even the threat of Armageddon has a business-as-usual air. Espionage stories as crisp as this one have a way of finding exceptional fascination in the ordinary, but in the process they may reduce the unimaginable to its nuts and bolts.” Read more…)

Blue Velvet (1986, David Lynch-directed weird drama, Kyle MacLachlan. Rotten Tomatoes: 94%. Metacritic: 76. From Janet Maslin’s 1986 New York Times review [requires log-in]: “Other directors labor long and hard to achieve the fevered perversity that comes so naturally to David Lynch, whose ‘Blue Velvet’ is an instant cult classic. With ‘Eraserhead,’ ‘The Elephant Man’ and ‘Dune’ to his credit, Mr. Lynch had already established his beachhead inside the realm of the bizarre, but this latest venture takes him a lot further. Kinkiness is its salient quality, but ”Blue Velvet” has deadpan humor too, as well as a straight-arrow side that makes its eccentricity all the crazier. There’s no mistaking the exhilarating fact that it’s one of a kind.” Read more…)

New TV
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan: Season 1 (action, John Krasinski. Rotten Tomatoes: 74%. Metacritic: 66.)
Batman: The Complete Series (comic book 1960s series, Adam West. Rotten Tomatoes: 93%.)

Music and Literary Reading: Marykate O’Neil and Rachel Cline share evening Sat., June 8, at 8 PM

Singer-songwriter Marykate O’Neil plays Best Video Performance Space on Saturday, June 8. Sharing the bill with O’Neil is her friend Rachel Cline, who will read from her recent novel The Question Authority. The event starts at 8 PM and the cover is a sliding scale of $5-10 (pay what you can in that range).

New England-born and New York City-based indie pop songwriter Marykate O’Neil has released six albums, a couple of 45s, some cassettes; been featured in movies and television shows; played to big festival crowds and empty seats in darkened basements throughout the US and Europe. Her music has been called “Elvis Costello meets Astrud Gilberto”; “a female George Harrison”; a “Capote-esque story teller”; and most frequently like herself. The Boston Globe might have captured it best—or at least the funniest—when they said: “O’Neil’s literate lyrics feature the sort of off-kilter insights Emily Dickinson might make if alive today. After listening to commercial radio, hearing O’Neil sing is like reading Sylvia Path’s brutally honest poetry in the wake of watching “American Idol.” O’Neill will be accompanied by Gerry Giaimo (guitar), Dave Shuman (bass), and Pete Riccio (drums).

Rachel Cline is the author of the novels What to Keep and My Liar (both from Random House). She has written for The New York Times, New York, More, SELF and Tin House and is a produced screen and television writer. She was a screenwriting instructor at University of Souther California and has taught fiction at New York University, Eugene Lang College and Sarah Lawrence College. She has been a resident of Yaddo, a fellow of Sewanee, and a Girls Write Now mentor. She lives in Brooklyn Heights, a few blocks from where she grew up. The Question Authority, published by Red Hen Press this past April, is a timely and moving novel about what happens when childhood best friends face the damage done by the teacher who molested them both.

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Music: The Steve Nystrup Trio, Mad Agnes play folk-influenced acoustic music Fri., June 7

The Steve Nystrup Trio and Mad Agnes play Best Video Performance Space on Friday, June 7. The show starts at 8 PM and the cover is $10.

Steve Nystrup Trio is a true family affair. Steve on guitar and vocals, his son Aaron on bass guitar and wife Maureen Wasik on lead vocals “blend perfectly to make transcendent and uplifting music. Whatever they play becomes their own (not to mention their own compositions!).” The band plays a colorful mix of folk, blues, Americana and popular songs. The harmonies are tight and the interplay between father and son on guitar and bass is always compelling!

Steve is an award winning guitarist, composer and educator. His music has been featured on several “Folk Next Door” CD”s from WWUH and on many CT Classical Guitar Society recordings. Maureen has been singing all her life and is well know to audiences in NYC and along the CT shore where she has performed as a member of Acoustic Exile, Freefall, and Step Edna. Aaron has been playing bass guitar with his dad since he was 14 years old and appears on several recordings with him. He lives in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn, NY and is a member of the very popular band Everest Cale.

Even though Mad Agnes officially stopped performing in 2011, they are doing rare performances. Margo Hennebach, Adrienne Jones and Mark Saunders reunite to bring you the sculpted harmonies and compelling songwriting for which they are known. The trio has a decade-long musical history together, performing across the U.S. and overseas. Margo and Adrienne have been performing together on and off for over 30 years. Individually and collectively they’ve recorded twelve albums and a DVD.

Hennebach and Jones write most of the songs, which they arrange in a purely fair and democratic fashion. With “three-part harmonies as tight as jeans from the dryer” (Rob Weir, The Advocate), the resulting sound is captivating, uplifting and rare.

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Music: Toby Driver, An Historic perform Thurs., June 6

Toby Driver and An Historic play sets at Best Video Performance Space on Thursday, June 6. The show starts at 8 PM and the cover is a sliding scale of $5-10 (pay what you can in that range).

Toby Driver, the artist behind such infamous, progressive, cult, chamber-oriented projects as maudlin of the Well and Kayo Dot injected new life into his long-dormant solo project early last year with his first album in a decade.

Driver returns with They Are the Shield, the prolific composer’s first album in over twelve years that harks back to songwriting structures developed and perfected in his maudlin of the Well days. Notes of singer-songwriter sensibilities simmer beneath a fog of synthesizers, expansive soundscapes, lush chamber orchestrations, and sullen atmospheres, punctuated and driven with a soft percussive heartbeat.

An Historic is the songwriting alias of composer/accordionist/vocalist Adam Matlock, focusing on frenzied and narrative songs with elements of Balkan music, cabaret, many varieties of art-song and American soul and punk. Songs are performed live with a core of solo accordion and voice, and sometimes fleshed out and fully inhabited with the confident interplay of guitarist Chris Cretella, percussionist Michael Paolucci, multi-instrumentalist Brian Slattery and bassists Mike Tepper or Carl Testa.

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Music: GuitarTownCT monthly afternoon bluegrass jam takes place Sun., June 2, 2-5 PM

The “First Sunday” Hamden Bluegrass Jam—hosted by GuitarTown CT Productions—takes place on Sunday afternoon, July 2, from 2—5 PM in Best Video Performance Space.

There is no cover so come on down—have a coffee, beer or glass of wine and enjoy the music. It’s all acoustic and mostly traditional. Any and all bluegrass players are welcome.

Bring your instrument or just bring your ears. Come to pick or just to listen.

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Music: The Moon Shells, Kat Wallace & David Sasso serve up Americana Sat., June 1, at

The Moon Shells and the duo of Kat Wallace & David Sasso play Best Video Performance Space on Saturday, June 1. The show starts at 8 PM and the cover is a sliding scale of $5-10 (pay what you can in that range).

The Moon Shells are a new project from Maggie Shar, Laura Murawski, and Brian Slattery, who met one another through the Appalachian fiddle community in 2015 and started playing together as often as they could. As musicians they were drawn to each other by a shared sense of rhythm and improvisation, grounded in the Appalachian fiddle tradition but drawing from the many kinds of music they love from Louisiana, West Africa, Eastern Europe, and elsewhere, to create a sound that’s emotional and groovy at the same time.

Kat Wallace and David Sasso met playing hard and fast bluegrass with New Haven string band Five in the Chamber. Their shared background in classical music and affinity for all things trad brought them together to form an intimate and virtuosic duo. Both singers and multi-instrumentalists, Wallace and Sasso orbit around traditional folk, original songwriting, and the ever-evolving Americana movement. Their effortless vocal lines and innovative harmonization command the stage while allowing space for each song to tell it’s story. In April 2019, Kat and David will be recording their debut album in Dimension Sound Studios in Boston, produced by acclaimed cellist Mike Block.

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New releases 5/28/19

Top Hits
Her Smell (drama, Elisabeth Moss. Rotten Tomatoes: 85%. Metacritic: 69. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From A.O. Scott’s Times review: “Can you separate the artist from the art? Lately that dusty theoretical question has been revived in reference to certain problematic men. How do we respond when greatness and awfulness coexist, or when talent is used as an alibi for gross misbehavior? Usually by fighting among ourselves. ‘Her Smell,’ Alex Ross Perry’s relentless new film, poses the problem in a different register, and not only because the difficult artist in question is a woman.” Read more…)

A Vigilante (action/thriller, Olivia Wilde. Rotten Tomatoes: 87%. Metacritic: 69. From Manohla Dargis’ New York Times review: “The writer-director Sarah Daggar-Nickson shrewdly doesn’t lead with politics in ‘A Vigilante,’ instead letting them surface as a matter of course as she fills in the satisfyingly lean, mean story. It centers on Sadie [Olivia Wilde, all in physically], who after fleeing her husband has become a lone-wolf avenger of other abuse victims.” Read more…)

Greta (suspense/thriller, Chloe Grace Moretz. Rotten Tomatoes: 59%. Metacritic: 54. From A.O. Scott’s New York Times review: “Having seen it, I will say that ‘Greta,’ directed by the always-estimable Neil Jordan [‘The Crying Game,’ ‘Michael Collins,’ ‘The End of the Affair’], is a mixed bag, a skillfully executed psychological thriller with not quite enough in the way of psychology or thrills to be as disturbing or diverting as it should be. And maybe not enough Isabelle Huppert, either, though she is the major and almost sufficient reason to bother with the film in the first place.” Read more…)

What Men Want (rom-com, Taraji P. Henson. Rotten Tomatoes: 45%. Metacritic: 49. From Ben Kenigsberg’s New York Times review: “Directed by Adam Shankman, this comedy flips the script on Nancy Meyers’s ‘What Women Want’ [2000], in which a Chicago chauvinist [Mel Gibson] gets his comeuppance after gaining the power to hear women’s thoughts. This time, the mind reader is an Atlanta sports agent, Ali [Taraji P. Henson], who works at a boy’s club of a company and is repeatedly passed over for partner status. Her boss, Nick [Brian Bosworth], tells her, ‘You’re doing great in your lane.’” Read more…)

Room 37: The Mysterious Death of Johnny Thunders (drama/bio-pic, Leo Ramsey)

New Foreign

Birds of Passage (Colombia, drama based on the origins of the drug trade, Carmiña Martínez. Rotten Tomatoes: 95%. Metacritic: 85. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From A.O. Scott’s Times review: “In modern movie terminology, ‘epic’ usually just means long, crowded and grandiose. ‘Birds of Passage,’ Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra’s follow-up to their astonishing, hallucinatory, Oscar-nominated ‘Embrace of the Serpent,’ earns the label in a more honest and rigorous manner. Parts of the story are narrated by a blind singer — a literally Homeric figure — and the story itself upholds Ezra Pound’s definition of the epic as ‘a poem containing history.’ It’s about how the world changes, about how individual actions and the forces of fate work in concert to bring glory and ruin to a hero and his family.” Read more…)

Never Look Away (Germany, drama, Tom Schilling. Rotten Tomatoes: 76%. Metacritic: 69. From A.O. Scott’s New York Times review: “[Director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck] is not a man to choose nuance when a statement of the obvious, preferably accompanied by an orchestra and tasteful nudity, is available. ‘Never Look Away’ traffics in all kinds of thorny, ambiguous material: It’s about family secrets, psychological misdirection, the sometimes uncanny harmonies between artifice and reality. But its methods are almost defiantly literal, engineered for accessibility and sentimental impact. This is not entirely a bad thing.” Read more…)

One Sings, The Other Doesn’t (France, 1977, feminist musical dir. by Agnes Varda, Thérèse Liotard. Rotten Tomatoes: 82%. From J. Hoberman’s New York Times review of the film’s restored re-release in 2018: “Despite its amiable spirit of inclusion, Agnès Varda’s pop paean to sisterhood, ‘One Sings, the Other Doesn’t,’ proved divisive from the night it opened the 1977 New York Film Festival. One feminist critic, Molly Haskell, wrote that, were she given to blurbs, she’d have called it ‘the film we have been waiting for!’ Another, Amy Taubin, found the movie insufficiently radical. Writing in The New York Times, Vincent Canby compared it to Soviet-style propaganda; The New Yorker’s Pauline Kael imagined that the film could have been made by ‘a big American advertising agency.’ Some critics thought ‘One Sings’ paid too much attention to men. Others thought that the male characters were unfairly consigned to the periphery. Reviews complained about the songs or objected to the melodrama.” Read more…)

La Prisonnière (France, 1968, drama, Elisabeth Wiener)

New Classic DVDs (pre-1960)
Notorious (1946, Hitchcock suspense classic, Criterion Collection, Ingrid Bergman & Cary Grant. Rotten Tomatoes: 97%. From Bosley Crowther’s 1946 New York Times review: “It is obvious that Alfred Hitchcock, Ben Hecht and Ingrid Bergman form a team of motion-picture makers that should be publicly and heavily endowed. For they were the ones most responsible for ‘Spellbound,’ as director, writer and star, and now they have teamed together on another taut, superior film. It goes by the name of ‘Notorious’ and it opened yesterday at the Music Hall. With Cary Grant as an additional asset, it is one of the most absorbing pictures of the year.” Read more…)

New American Back Catalog DVDs (post-1960)
Chappaqua (1966, psycho-drama cult film, Jean-Louis Barrault. From an unsigned 1967 New York Times review [requires log-in]: “The framework of the picture is simplicity itself. [Writer/director Conrad] Rooks goes to Paris to kick the habit, is bedded down in a clinic run by Jean-Louis Barrault and eventually emerges cured and at one with the universe. The essence of the picture, though, is not what happens to Mr. Rooks at the clinic, but what goes through his mind while he is there — memories, fantasies, desires, revulsions, good and bad dreams, all that his unconsciousness can dredge up. The images have special relevance in that Mr. Rooks is undergoing a ‘sleep cure.’ ‘Chappaqua’ tries to capture these images in their pre-logical, associational flow and thus send its audience on the same inner voyage that ended so happily for Mr. Rooks.” Read more…)

New British
Penny Points to Paradise (1951, comedy, Peter Sellers)
Blood: Season 1 (murder mystery, Carolina Main)

New TV
Outlander: Season 4 (drama/fantasy, Catriona Balfe. Rotten Tomatoes: 88%. Metacritic: 71.)

New Documentaries
Stonewall Uprising (gay rights, American history. Rotten Tomatoes: 83%. Metacritic: 74. A New York Times Critic’s Pick. From Stephen Holden’s Times review: “The most thorough documentary exploration of the three days of unrest beginning June 28, 1969, when patrons of the Stonewall Inn, a seedy Mafia-operated gay bar in Greenwich Village, turned on the police after a routine raid, ‘Stonewall Uprising’ methodically ticks off the forms of oppression visited on gays and lesbians in the days before the gay rights movement. ‘Before Stonewall there was no such thing as coming out or being out,’ says Eric Marcus, the author of ‘Making Gay History: The Half-Century Fight for Lesbian & Gay Equal Rights.’ ‘People talk about being in and out now; there was no out, there was just in.’” Read more…)

That Way Madness Lies (family dynamics, mental health. From Glenn Kenny’s New York Times review: “This film lays bare how the American health care system seems designed, at every level, to fail the mentally ill and those who try to be of genuine service to them. It does so with such credibility and coherence that the movie’s very plain style and [director] Sandra Luckow’s occasional Candide-like displays of naïveté as a player in this story — ‘{Her brother] Duanne had stopped cc-ing me on his emails, and he was absent from social media,’ she narrates late in the movie, ‘so I suspected there may be something wrong’ — don’t matter at all. If this is a subject matter that has touched your life even minimally, you ought to see this movie.” Read more…)

Kevin Roche: The Quiet Architect (bio, architecture, Kevin Roche. Not a review. Rather, the lengthy, admiring New York Times obituary for architect Kevin Roche, a titan of Modernist architecture who lived in Connecticut and passed away in March: “Kevin Roche, the Dublin-born American architect whose modernist buildings, at once bold and refined, gave striking new identities to corporations, museums and institutions around the world, died on Friday at his home in Guilford, Conn. He was 96. His architectural firm, Kevin Roche John Dinkeloo and Associates, in Hamden, Conn., announced his death on its website. Mr. Roche was one of the rare architects who was admired and trusted by corporate executives, museum boards and government officials, who allowed him wide leeway in expressing his restless formal imagination.” Read more…)