Ali was named the Resident Artist at the Citadel of Playwrights this summer. As a co-hort and resident artist, she spent weekly sessions presenting pages to the collective and panel of her play as she transferred it into a musical, with the new material by Craig Finn. The work culminated with a virtual performance of … More MacLean’s residency at The Citadel ends with virtual presentation of This Will Be Our Year
This Will Be Our Year, which debuts live at the Zephyr Theater on July 17th, has begun the rehearsal process. Director Jason Weiss, and the cast: Adam Sinclair, Ali MacLean, Juliet Lopez, and Eric Delgado, are working their way through the piece which follows the stormy and passionate ten-year relationship between a British rockstar and … More This Will Be Our Year rehearsals are underway!
At the sweaty, smoky dust bowl they call the Fairplex in Pomona, I hid out in the Epicenter artist tent, getting spoiled with laser tag games, free lip gloss and massages. It’s not that I hate music or anything, it’s that other than a curiosity about Street Sweeper Social Club and a burning desire to … More Talking Robots, Ace Of Cakes & Police Academy With Aesop Rock
Mike Doughty led the one-of-a-kind Soul Coughing in the 90s, one of the original “alternative” rock bands, and one that really tested the limits of the genre, with improv jazz, odd samples and glitch-punk experimentation. Soul Coughing broke up in 2000; Doughty was battling a heroin addiction when he wasn’t battling band mates over credits … More Ali On The Air interviews Mike Doughty on Antiquiet
My Antiquiet interview (in the bathroom) with Nic Adler of the Roxy. We chat about Ticketmaster, twittering and social media in the rock club world.Part Two! more about "ALI ON THE AIR on Antiquiet – Roxy Ow…", posted with vodpod