Damon Albarn: candidate for artistic director of 2012 Olympics

September 28th, 2009 · Comments Off on Damon Albarn: candidate for artistic director of 2012 Olympics

If the Blur vs. Oasis war were ongoing and measured in stature, I dare say, Damon Albarn would have cleaned the Gallagher brothers’ collective clocks by now. Of course, both Noel and Liam would dismiss Albarn’s post-Blur accomplishments with some sort of drunken slur implying that Albarn’s a fey lightweight. Thankfully, Albarn has long since […]

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Damon Albarn’s Monkey opera coming to Charleston’s Spoleto Festival

April 30th, 2008 · Comments Off on Damon Albarn’s Monkey opera coming to Charleston’s Spoleto Festival

After weeks of sold out shows in Europe, Damon Albarn’s opera, Monkey: Journey to the West, makes its way stateside for a brief run at Charleston’s Spoleto Festival May 22 – June 8. Tickets range from $25 to $65 and the opera will be held at the Sottile Theater at the College of Charleston. Here’s […]

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