American Alan Gross had spent more than five years in a Cuban prison where he suffered ill health. Then, on Tuesday, his lawyer, Scott Gilbert, told him in a phone call that he was going home.
Not to be missed, though we almost did miss this one, is Alan Gilbert’s review of two books of collected/selected letters: Amiri Baraka and Edward Dorn: The Collected Letters and The Selected Letters of Robert Creeley now up at Boston Review. Gilbert surveys the books, writing: One value of a writer’s correspondence is the glimpse [...]
Time has published a special issue dedicated entirely to Robin Williams. The issue — available Friday, August 15 — features tributes penned by Bill Maher, Dick Cavett, Alan Alda, Joan Rivers, Patch Adams, Jim Norton, Gilbert Gottfried,...Show More Summary
The New York Philharmonic's Alan Gilbert leads the Music Academy of the West in a challenging, well-played program of works by Schubert, Schoenberg and Thomas Adès at the Lobero in Santa Barbara. The New York Philharmonic's Alan Gilbert...Show More Summary
A straightforward piece by DU professor and author Alan Gilbert is up at 3:AM Magazine on the founding amnesia of the University of Denver regarding its history in connection with Native landowners and the “rapaciousness of the American government toward indigenous people and the legally disenfranchised.” Gilbert talks at length about Professor Andy Reid, who [...]
Does your health insurance meet the Affordable Care Act requirements? Are you ready to answer questions about the Employer Mandate? Join New York In-House Counsel and Alan Hahn of Davis & Gilbert to learn what you need to do to meet the January 1, 2015 deadline. June 24, Doors open at 6:30PM; CLE 7:00 to…
A new partnership will bring students from the academy to study with Philharmonic musicians and Alan Gilbert, the music director, in California and New York.
Karina Canellakis has been appointed assistant conductor with the Dallas Symphony, starting next year. She graduated from Alan Gilbert’s class at Juilliard and was formerly concertmaster at the Bergen Philharmonic in Norway, where ex-Dallas chief Andrew Litton is music director. More career details here.
Animal rights group PETA is launching a limited-edition sheet of postal stamps honoring celebrated vegetarians including prominent queer celebrities like Alan Cumming, Ricky Martin, Sara Gilbert, and Morrissey. Check out some of the other celebrities featured HERE.
The New York Philharmonic propaganda machine has been busy on CBS TV.
The Art of the Score: Film Week at the Philharmonic – "2001: A Space Odyssey" Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center Alan Gilbert, Conductor September 20, 2013 1. THE DAWN OF NERVE Everything about this evening at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall had a whiff of brazenness to it. Show More Summary
THE ART OF THE SCORE -- 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY WITH THE NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC, ALAN GILBERT CONDUCTING AVERY FISHER HALL I imagine it's been a long time since the New York Philharmonic played with so much chatter going on in the audience. Show More Summary
Remember when a cellphone went off in the middle of Mahler’s ninth symphony and Alan Gilbert stopped the concert to berate the malefactor? Well, it’s happened again. And this time, the call was for the New York Phil conductor. Watch. I like the guy’s sense of humour. But there are two conductors called Wigglesworth. Which [...]
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Meet Alan Gilbert, chief conductor of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra. Yep, that’s the level of dialogue. This may qualify as just about the stiffest piece of children’s television ever made. Who on earth wrote the duff script? And why would no members of the New York Philharmonic agree to take part? The road to [...]
Presidential deceptions on Iraq led US to abandon core values (via GlobalPost) Commentary: Torture and killing innocents with drones continue to haunt Americans. Alan Gilbert DENVER, Colo. â?? In 2002 and early 2003, the Bush administration rolled out a campaign to promote an invasion of Iraq. Condoleezza Riceâ??s statement, the â??smoking gun might be a [...]
We recently caught up with Greg Bates and found out what he learned from performing as an opening act on Brantley Gilbert's tour, a slot that showcased a sound which might not be exactly Greg's core demographic. Read on to see how he's using that experience to set up his tour dates with Alan Jackson!
On "Celebrity Wife Swap," it was quite the blast from the '90s past, as Gilbert Gottfried and Alan Thicke's wives switched places. But "Growing Pains"...
Tonight on ABC Celebrity Wife Swap returns again for a whole new episode. On tonight’s show Actor Alan Thicke and [...]
Celebrity Wife Swap is all new tonight on ABC. This week, the wives of Gilbert Gottfried and Alan Thicke switch households. It’s the fancy versus the frugal this week. So which celebrity has the obsession with the dollar store? The first family we are introduced to is Alan Thicke’s family. Tanya is his wife of eight years, but he [...]