Rob Underwood


Prog-rock pedigree and lengthy improv will make U-Melt

U-Melt combines exhilarating and fast-paced guitar riffs with a steady but infectious rhythm section. VOICES spoke with keyboardist Zac Lasher, who discussed everything from the band’s current tour to their upcoming album.


April 14, 2009

Chan brings together Scalia, de Sade in whores

Paul Chan's artwork breaks down the distinctions between politics and aesthetics with economy and alacrity.


March 3, 2009

Top 5 Songs of 2008

The tunes that kept us tapping our toes all 2008 long.


January 9, 2009

Careful! Hauptschein’s chilling, drug-addled tale might knock you out

Chicago playwright David Hauptschein’s deceptively complex characters provide a chillingly humorous investigation of how four different people deal with a seemingly catastrophic situation.


November 25, 2008

Kleinzahler concludes Poem Present series in Rapid City

As the final poet in the University’s Poem Present series, August Kleinzahler will read from his new book of grizzled, chiseled poetry in Rosenwald Hall Thursday afternoon.


November 18, 2008

Original Macbeth comes through with minimal radio interference

Framed as a rehearsal of a radio broadcast of the play, Radio Macbeth initially jettisons most of the visual aspect of theater—to intriguing effect.


November 11, 2008