September 11, 2005 |
ALL through the 1990s, it seemed, Britain sent its vaunted new rock heroes over to conquer America, where for various reasons they promptly expired like "War of the Worlds" Martians exposed to earthly air.
October 2, 2005 |
HISTORIC old Liberty Hall has gone through lots of incarnations, from the site of an abolitionist newspaper in the 1850s to an opera house at the turn of the last century. On a recent night, the theater, now home to rock concerts, was a handy lab to test the staying power of Franz Ferdinand, the Scottish quartet that charmed the pop world last year with its combination of dance-happy grooves and wry, obsessive themes.