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There's that John Cage quote people trot out when you call a piece of art boring — “In Zen they say: If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight, sixteen, thirty-two, and so on. Eventually one...
As a violinist who calls himself the "Viagra of classical music" and "Edward Violinhands," the South Korean virtuoso Amadeus Leopold is every bit as humble as his onstage performance is subtle. Which is to say, not at all. When Leopold comes bounding...
WDBJ7 Anchor/ReporterThe Taubman Museum of Art is playing the odds with its latest exhibit. The museum is using a system of chance and "rolling the dice" to determine the layout of its upcoming show. Each roll determines which painting goes where. The museum says this...
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Composer John Cage (1912-1992) is the subject of Wesleyan's next Music & Public Life series installment, beginning with a free lecture by Cage biographer Richard Kostelanetz on Dec. 5 and a performance of Cage's Lecture on the Weather (1975), which mashes...
How many of you feel you need more grounding in some basic elements of classical music? Let's have a show of hands. I thought so! Some of you may simply want to know what distinguishes a symphony from a sonata, or what makes music “modern,”...
Lehigh Valley MusicA Grammy Award-winning trumpeter, the world premiere of a song cycle based on poems by Carl Reiner’s daughter, dazzling international dance ensembles, circus arts and perhaps America’s premier storyteller will highlight the 16th season of...
Most memoirs are mush. Given the tender emotions, fragile reminiscences and flights of fancy that tend to flit and twirl within your average autobiography, the genre is known for its shifting, dreamlike core, not its steely spine. Christopher Benfey...
Mark Morris Dance Group June 21-22, 8 p.m., pre-show discussions at 7 p.m., $20-$50, Shubert Theater, 247 College St., New Haven, artidea.org On the heels of a successful debut in China, where choreographer Mark Morris received the honorific title of...
1) Jesse Colin Young, $45-$60. Thurs., 8 p.m. Infinity Music Hall & Bistro, Norfolk. 2) Z3 w/ Tim Palmieri from Kung Fu Tribute to Zappa, Thurs., Sullys Pub, Hartford. 3) The Hartford Phase Shift: The Broadcloth Trio + The Hartt Composers Ensemble...
A tuxedo seems like the one sartorial item that Hahn-Bin might not wear when this 24-year-old violinist appears for the Candlelight Concert Society on Saturday, Jan. 14, at 8 p.m. in Howard Community College's Smith Theatre. This hotshot performer...
Ground Truth: Mapping the Senses / Charting Experience is a new group exhibit opening this Friday at the Housatonic Museum of Art that features the works of fifteen artists, including a few works from Merce Cunningham and John Cage's video collaboration...
Tags: Arts, Merce Cunningham, Artists, Arts and Culture, Museums
In the arts world, fresh ideas are generated on a perennial basis — and this year is no different. Three new cultural projects in a variety of media promise to spice things up considerably in 2012. On the theater front, look for the inauguration of...
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