The band Ween made a career of poking at genres from every angle, stretching parody into marvelously-real, uplifting art.
The Painkillers took center stage at Thursdays at the Intersection this week.
For most bands, a standing ovation comes after a stellar performance. However, if that band is Crosby, Stills and Nash, the first standing ovation comes, already earned, before a note has been played -- and such ovations reappear throughout the concert.
Small miracles happen sometimes. Or, in the case of the Black Angels, good things make sense at the right time.