there's one thing I've learned about SXSW in the 40 hours I've been so
far, it's fuck a plan. You can be the most plotting, calculated, anal
retentive person in the world, but when push comes to shove, that game
plan is going out the window. Walking past an open window and hear an interesting? Chances are you're dashing into that spot like an
ADD-riddled six-year-old off his meds.
Karlynn Holland, Black Forest
In the Phoenix's first annual METAL ISSUE, we introduced you to "WE STILL SEE THE BLACK," a survey of heavy metal-themed art that opens with a reception tonight at the New Art Center in Newton. (Here's a slideshow of works that'll be included.) For a quick introduction to a few of the artists, read the preview piece that we ran then