Dirty Designing

Gravel-voiced troubadour Tom Waits treated his rabid fans to a series of live shows last year. His first tour in 12 years consisted of a mere 35 performances, and New York City hosted four sold-out nights at the Beacon Theatre.

Waits initiated the show's carnival feel by making his entrance through the audience. As he bellowed "The Black Rider Overture" into a megaphone, he paused a few times to grab a handful of glitter from the pocket of his ill-fitting suit and scatter it over his

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