Home With Laurie

When music collides with performance art, the hope is always that nymph-like art rock icon Laurie Anderson is the mastermind. For more than three decades, Anderson has provided fodder for head-cocks and deep thoughts through amazingly diverse performances, film and, hell, even a little dance. And she's done it all without alienating those who dig her music. (Remember 1981's hit "O, Superman"?) Sunday, Anderson offers Dallas a taste of her latest: Homeland, a politically charged look at America (via various worlds, themes and songs) featuring spoken word, electronic music, violin and work with Tuvan throat singers. Though composed by Anderson, Homeland features a great bit of improvisation from the musicians, giving audiences a sort of "limited edition of one" experience. Makes sense in a way. Anderson herself is a unique bird. Then again, there may be only one of her, but she's certainly proven she's not limited. Experience Anderson's Homeland 8 p.m. Sunday at McFarlin Auditorium, 6405 Boaz Lane. Tickets are $14 to $59. Call 214-528-5576 or visit titas.org.
Sun., Oct. 12, 8 p.m., 2008
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