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Music
Lorde Says Kanye West Copied Her Stage: 5 Things in Pop Culture Today
The singer accused West and Kid Cudi of copying her stage set. Their designer said Lorde “wasn’t the first person to use a floating glass box, she won’t be the last.” Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:40:20 GMT
Streaming Carries Metro Boomin to a No. 1 Album and Ariana Grade to a No. 1 Single
Topping the charts this week: One of rap’s biggest producers and “Thank U, Next,” a surprise smash about Grande’s exes. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 19:34:11 GMT
A ‘Detective Pikachu’ Trailer and More: 6 Things in Pop Culture Today
What you need to know from Monday’s TV, music and movie news. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 18:35:36 GMT
What Happens When Fluxus Enters the Concert Hall?
The music of Fluxus, a nebulous and anti-establishment art movement of the 1960s, is receiving a season-long festival at the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Sun, 11 Nov 2018 20:25:05 GMT
The Complicated DNA of ‘God Bless America’
The nation loved the song, which was introduced 80 years ago. But some reviled Irving Berlin for his presumption, as an immigrant and a Jew, in having written it at all. Sat, 10 Nov 2018 00:00:29 GMT
BBC
Latest Classical Reviews
Ludwig van Beethoven - Violin Sonatas (violin: Leonidas Kavakos, piano: Enrico Pace)
This joyous set of Beethoven's sonatas takes its place among the very best. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Giovanni Battista Pergolesi - Septem verba a Christo (Sophie Karthaüser, Christophe Dumaux, Julien Behr, Konstantin Wolff, Academie für Alte Musik Berlin/Rene Jacobs)
In its own way, the Seven Words of Christ is just as sublime as the Stabat Mater. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Modest Petrovich Mussorgsky - Pictures, Sarcasms & Visions (feat. piano: Steven Osborne)
This sensitive, dynamic recording is a joy, and may even constitute a revelation. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Franz Schubert - Schubert Edition Vol. 7: Erlkönig (baritone: Matthias Goerne; piano: Andreas Haefliger)
The pair exhibits a refined style on these illuminating performances. Wed, 13 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Benjamin Britten - The Rape of Lucretia (conductor: Oliver Knussen; Aldeburgh Festival Ensemble)
A deeply affecting experience that ought to win the opera many new admirers. Wed, 06 Feb 2013 00:00:00 +0000
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ArtsJournal
After Ten Headless Months, Walker Art Center Names Its Next Director
“[The choice is] Mary Ceruti, who transformed New York’s tiny SculptureCenter into a quiet force in contemporary art. When she reports to work Jan. 28, Ceruti will become only the sixth director of the Walker since 1940, and the third consecutive woman, succeeding Olga Viso, who resigned amid turbulence after the Scaffold controversy.” Wed, 14 Nov 2018 00:14:17 +0000
YouTube President Warns About Consequences Of New EU Copyright Rules
Take Luis Fonsi’s hit song Despacito, whose music video set a worldwide record with 5.6 billion views. The video contains multiple copyrights, and YouTube has a number of licensing agreements in place to pay for rights to the video views. But uncertainty about whether YouTube has identified all the rights holders might lead the video […] Tue, 13 Nov 2018 23:01:39 +0000
Why We’re Still Talking About Andy Warhol
Warhol didn’t make a mark on American culture. He became the instrument with which American culture designated itself. He was sincere. He could get away with practically anything because practically nobody believed in his sincerity: people haplessly projected cynicism onto his forthright will to surprise and beguile. The secret to his majesty is that he […] Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:31:22 +0000
How Science Is Using The Arts To Communicate
Those who fund science research increasingly expect the public to be fully engaged with the scientific process. The Wellcome Trust in the UK and the Alfred P Sloan Foundation in the US are ploughing big money into science communication, and the results of this investment are far more exciting than a million TED Talks and […] Tue, 13 Nov 2018 22:02:54 +0000
A Ballerina Opens Up About Eating Disorders
A ballerina who contended with anorexia nervosa for years, Anais Garcia, who is just over five feet tall, has reached 105 pounds, a safer weight than the 79 pounds of a year ago. In her gray turtleneck sweater and casual black leggings, her extreme thinness remains apparent. “For the past five years, I’ve done nothing […] Tue, 13 Nov 2018 21:32:55 +0000
New York Times
Jazz
The Playlist: Kane Brown Confronts Gun Violence, and 12 More New Songs
Hear tracks by Ariana Grande, Cherry Glazerr, Bayonne, Julia Jacklin and others. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 18:50:25 GMT
Remembering Roy Hargrove, Who Brought Jazz History Into Tomorrow
The trumpeter, who died at 49, was a singular figure dedicated to keeping jazz’s past in dialogue with its future. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 17:31:45 GMT
The Lounge Pianist Who Invented Samba Funk
For 41 years, Dom Salvador has been playing jazz standards at the River Café under the Brooklyn Bridge. He’s ready for the spotlight again. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:00:19 GMT
13 Pop, Rock and Jazz Concerts to Check Out in N.Y.C. This Weekend
Our guide to pop and rock shows and the best of live jazz happening this weekend and in the week ahead. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 22:00:09 GMT
Roy Hargrove, Trumpeter Who Gave Jazz a Jolt of Youth, Dies at 49
With virtuosic creative power, Mr. Hargrove retooled and reinvigorated jazz traditions for a new generation, earning wide respect and acclaim. Sun, 04 Nov 2018 00:52:11 GMT
BBC
Latest Jazz & Blues Reviews
Steve Coleman and Five Elements - Functional Arrhythmias
The most exciting and substantial Coleman release of the last few years. Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Kyle Eastwood - The View From Here
Eastwood’s finest album to date, with a timeless quality. Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Erik Truffaz Quartet - El Tiempo de la Revolucion
Truffaz remains one of the most consistently creative trumpeters around. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
The James Hunter Six - Minute by Minute
Hunter’s latest cuts recall the golden ages of soul and blues. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Marius Neset - Birds
An engrossing, beautifully produced album from a player and composer to watch. Mon, 11 Mar 2013 00:00:00 +0000
Playbill News
The Other Josh Cohen Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's acclaimed musical returned to New York for a limited run at the Westside Theatre November 12.
The Acting Company to Present Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in 2019
The two plays will be performed in repertory at the Duke on 42nd Street in the summer.
Three-Time Tony Winner Glenn Close to Be Honored With Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image
Getting Close, beginning November 23, is set to include screenings of 10 films from Close's film career.
Broadway Cares Awards $225,000 in Emergency Grants to Help California Wildfire First Responders and Victims
Grants will be provided to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation, and The Actors Fund.
Watch Cats Movie's Steven McRae in Royal Ballet's Mayerling
McRae and fellow Principal Dancer Sarah Lamb are featured in the filmed presentation, presented through the Royal Opera House's Cinema Series.
Musical America Blogs
France Musique in English
By: Frank Cadenhead.  Frequent world travelers often expect, whether in Dubai or Berlin, Rome, Tokyo or Santiago, that their English will normally get them from the airport to a hotel and restaurant, etc. Many notice, however, that in Paris, or elsewhere in France, a French language phrasebook can be a helpful tool. The French are […] Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:09:06 +0000
A new theater: La Scala de Paris
By: Frank Cadenhead Last Tuesday, a new theater opened in the 10th Arrondissement of Paris. Well, it was not exactly “new” but, thanks to a visionary couple, “La Scala de Paris” is reborn as a 550 seat performing arts center. Recently home to some 200 pigeons, it had, before that, been a porno cinema. Completed […] Mon, 17 Sep 2018 10:01:54 +0000
Future Changes at the Paris Opera
By: Frank Cadenhead September 13, 2018. The French website ForumOpéra.com posted a 58 word note on Tuesday which announced something which has not appeared in the major press. It reported that the Minister of Culture, Françoise Nyssen, has already told Stéphane Lissner that his current term as director of the Opéra national de Paris would […] Thu, 13 Sep 2018 17:25:33 +0000
THE ARTIST VISA UPDATE FROM HELL as of July 17, 2018
By Brian Taylor Goldstein, Esq., Robyn Guilliams, Esq., and Christopher Dowley, Esq. I hope everyone is having a wonderful summer…because we are just about the ruin it. So be prepared for some serious sunburn, chiggers, sand fleas, and food poisoning as we give you the latest updates:     I.    NEW USCIS POLICY ALLOWS VISA PETITIONS […] Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:01:23 +0000
Two Public Relations Failures
By: Frank Cadenhead Published April 25, 2018 The Hamburg State Opera is suffering a public-relations disaster and it is clearly self-inflicted. When they decided that the popular French soprano Julie Fuchs could not perform the role of Pamina in their production because she was four months pregnant, somebody must have know that this decision would […] Wed, 25 Apr 2018 08:18:27 +0000
BroadwayWorld.com New York City Stories
Dance Now Presents Megan Williams Dance Projects In One Woman Show
DANCE NOW is pleased to present an encore performance of Megan Williams's ONE WOMAN SHOW, a post-postmodern dance-theater follies for the small stage, on Sunday, January 6, 2019, at 5pm, at Joe's Pub. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:55:57 PST
Rachel Ulanet Returns To Feinstein's 54 Below 11/30
Vocalist Rachel Ulanet (Broadway's Beauty and The Beast, Lovemusik, and King David) makes her return to Feinstein's 54 Below on Friday November 30, 9:30 pm, with her solo show, Keep Me Searching. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 19:44:35 PST
New Federal Theatre Has Dedicated Its November Readings Series To Ntozake Shange
Woodie King's New Federal Theatre has dedicated its November Readings Series to the memory of the late playwright Ntozake Shange, who died October 27.  The series, now in progress, has been retitled 'Ntozake Shange November Reading Series 2018.'  It runs from November 8 to 18, with readings of eight plays at Castillo Theatre, 543 W 42nd Street.  Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:44:00 PST
ZOUNDS! Gets World Premiere At Atlantic Stage 2
Floor Five Theatre Company, in association with Atlantic Acting School, presents: zounds!, a comedy about the Greek gods during the Trojan war. In the ninth year of the war, Zeus has put the gods under house arrest on Mount Olympus. The humans are losing their faith, losing their lives... The gods have bigger issues, such as dealing with each other all day long. 14 gods, Helen of Troy, and one Greek chorus make for an interesting family affair. zounds! is a new play on an old story of politics, war, and love. Kevin Mejia directs a cast of 18, all fellow members of the Floor Five Theatre Company. The company formed out of Atlantic Acting School's Full Time Conservatory program. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:33:45 PST
Photo Flash: Broadway Close Up: When Broadway Went To Hollywood
On November 12 at Kaufman Music Center's Merkin Hall, Broadway Close Up host SEAN HARTLEY interviewed ETHAN MORDDEN, author of When Broadway Went to Hollywood, exploring how songwriters like Rodgers & Hart, Cole Porter, Jerome Kern, Yip Harburg, Irving Berlin and the Gershwin brothers navigated the often antagonistic culture of Hollywood with different degrees of success - and why they ultimately returned to Broadway. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:13:26 PST
Playbill News
The Other Josh Cohen Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
David Rossmer and Steve Rosen's acclaimed musical returned to New York for a limited run at the Westside Theatre November 12.
The Acting Company to Present Nambi E. Kelley’s Native Son and Shakespeare’s Measure for Measure in 2019
The two plays will be performed in repertory at the Duke on 42nd Street in the summer.
Three-Time Tony Winner Glenn Close to Be Honored With Film Festival at Museum of the Moving Image
Getting Close, beginning November 23, is set to include screenings of 10 films from Close's film career.
Broadway Cares Awards $225,000 in Emergency Grants to Help California Wildfire First Responders and Victims
Grants will be provided to the Los Angeles Fire Department Foundation, Los Angeles County Animal Care Foundation, and The Actors Fund.
Watch Cats Movie's Steven McRae in Royal Ballet's Mayerling
McRae and fellow Principal Dancer Sarah Lamb are featured in the filmed presentation, presented through the Royal Opera House's Cinema Series.

 

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