Archive for the 'FORM Arcosanti' Category

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

It’s a Sunday afternoon at the FORM festival at Arcosanati. Mother’s Day, actually. I’m watching Phil Elverum of Mt. Eerie sing the most pained songs about the mother of his daughter, his late wife, the artist Geneviève Castrée. “Death is real,” he sings over casual strums of his acoustic guitar, from a small stage under […]

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Sunday evening, just before the sun set over Arcosanti, the experimental city founded by the late “arcologist” Paolo Soleri in the 1970s in Arizona’s high desert, Bill Callahan and his band took the stage in the beautiful amphitheater. Quietly — as is Callahan’s way — the combo began playing an elegiac version of Prince’s 1992 jam […]