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Adam Rathe

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Adam Rathe is DuJour‘s Features Director. You can find him on Twitter at @adam_rathe and on Instagram at @adamrathe.

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  • Take in a Jonathan Franzen Work in Only 75 Minutes!

    Take in a Jonathan Franzen Work in Only 75 Minutes!

    A play based on a Jonathan Franzen essay—the first staging of the author's work ever—opens in New York

    As anyone who's cracked open The Corrections or Freedom knows, finishing one of Jonathan Franzen’s books takes a major investment of time. But beginning Oct. 21, there’ll be a brand-new addition to the Pulitzer Prize-nominated author’s oeuvre that people can digest in a mere 75 minutes. That's when House For ... More

  • Killers On Broadway – for One Night Only

    Killers On Broadway – for One Night Only

    Mario Cantone goes into the mind of a would-be murderer for a special staging of Assassins

    When the Roundabout Theater Company first staged Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins in 2004, after a successfull Off-Broadway run, the show, which centers on nine infamous American assassins, took home four Tonys and just as many Drama Desk awards. Now the show is back—complete with director Joe Mantello and stars Mario ... More

  • DuJour Movie of the Moment: “The Sessions,” starring Helen Hunt

    DuJour Movie of the Moment: “The Sessions,” starring Helen Hunt

    Go see the year's best unconventional love story

    The Sessions, out Oct. 19, is a love story like none other. The film stars John Hawkes (Contagion, Winter’s Bone) as Mark O'Brien, a man, paralyzed from the neck down, who decides at age 38 that he wants to lose his virginity. Helen Hunt, in a smart, heart-warming performance, plays the sex ... More

  • Scarlett And Gold

    Scarlett And Gold

    J. Ralph, who scored Chasing Ice, speaks about his Oscar-nominated turn writing songs for Johansson

      Chasing Ice, out now, is a film that's hard to forget. (The trailer is below.) This documentary follows National Geographic photographer James Balog on his mission to document the melting of the world’s glaciers. While Balog’s images (and the ones captured by director Jeff Orlowsk) are stunning and thought-provoking, there's one ... More

  • John Cale Explains His ‘Shifty Adventures’

    John Cale Explains His ‘Shifty Adventures’

    The prolific musician talks about his new album, making music on the iPad, and remembering Nico

    John Cale might always be known for his work with The Velvet Underground, the trailblazing 1960s rock band that collaborated with Andy Warhol, defined the sound of an era, and launched its members—including Lou Reed and Nico—to fame.  But in the more than 40 years since Cale ... More

  • DuJour Album of the Week: Midnight Magic’s “Walking the Midnight Streets”

    DuJour Album of the Week: Midnight Magic’s “Walking the Midnight Streets”

    You'll find it impossible to sit still while listening to this nine-piece dance band's debut

    Maybe it’s inevitable for a band with nine members—some of whom play horns while others use synths and bass guitars like jackhammers—to give off an inordinate amount of energy. But more likely Midnight Magic, the funk-soaked, New York-based group whose debut album, Walking the Midnight Streets, is out this ... More

  • League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

    Six exceptional actors discuss a lifetime on screen

    Click here to view our photo gallery featuring Hollywood legends Michael Caine, Ray Liotta, Alan Arkin, Christopher Walken, Dustin Hoffman and Hugo Weaving, shot exclusively for DuJour  MICHAEL CAINE Growing up in London, Michael Caine wasn’t set on acting. The now-iconic British star frequented a youth center to ... More

  • Miami Public Art Gets An Infusion of “Americana”

    Miami Public Art Gets An Infusion of “Americana”

    A new art program is launched in Bal Harbour, with an installation from artist George Sanchez-Calderon

    Activity in Miami’s art world won’t reach its frenzied apex until Dec. 6, when Art Basel and its satellite fairs set up camp but Unscripted, a new Bal Harbour public-art program, is already making the town's landscape more compelling and beautiful. On Oct. 18, Unscripted launched with its first commission, a ... More

  • DuJour Album of the Week: Kylie Minogue’s “Abbey Road Sessions”

    DuJour Album of the Week: Kylie Minogue’s “Abbey Road Sessions”

    Backed by an orchestra, the pop star takes a turn toward the upscale

    Kylie Minogue has packed a lot into her 25-year-long career: numerous number-one hits, several film roles and a life in the public eye (well, everywhere in the world but in America). She's best known here for high-energy tracks that have provided the score to many a night at a discotheque. ... More

  • DuJour Album of the Week: Andrew Bird’s “Hands of Glory”

    DuJour Album of the Week: Andrew Bird’s “Hands of Glory”

    The acoustic charmer proves that Bird is indeed the word

    Musician Andrew Bird’s new album, Hands of Glory, found its inspiration extremely close to home: a previous Andrew Bird record.  Hands of Glory, released this week, features Bird and his band playing entirely acoustically and into one microphone, reworking songs from his last album, Break It Yourself, released earlier ... More