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Sir John Soane's Museum

last weekArts : Artdaily

To coincide with the 15th London Design Festival the Sir John Soane?s Museum presents ?The Roman Singularity? by architectural designer Adam Nathaniel Furman, a city of 3Dprinted models celebrating Rome as the pilgrimage site for the world?s imagination, alongside a new site-specific work created by Furman especially for the museum. Show More Summary

Pure Art: Nic Cage Performs John Cage’s 4’33”

By Jacob Oller Cage on Cage is an unexpected work of art. n honor of Nicolas Cage’s new movie Vengeance: A Love Story (out this weekend), I present editor Adam Lucas’s glorious creation: Nicolas Cage performing John Cage’s 4’33”. Yes, it’s Nic Cage silent for four and a half minutes. Show More Summary

John Adam’s Words 240 Years Later: A Faith Filter for the Church Today

The role of the “great Politician” can only be found in the person of Jesus Christ. “It is the Part of a great Politician to make the Character of his People; to extinguish among them, the Follies and Vices that he sees, and to create in them the Virtues and Abilities which he sees wanting. Show More Summary

Hormone Monsters/Monstresses and Inappropriate Perspectives Trailer: Big Mouth!

Big Mouth, the new adult animated series from Nick Kroll and Adam Goldberg, deals with how puberty affects its characters – Andrew (voiced by John Mulaney) and Nick (Kroll). Maya Rudolph, Jason Mantzoukas, Jordan Peele, Fred Armisen, Jenny Slate and Jessi Klein are among those who lend their voice to the series. Show More Summary

Father John Misty Responds to Ryan Adams: “I Hope He's OK”

On Adams’ Twitter insults: “I don’t know where that came from. I really don’t”

Father John Misty Talks Ryan Adams Beef, New LCD Soundsystem, & His “Pretty Much Done” Next Album

2 weeks agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Are you ready for another Father John Misty album press cycle? Father John Misty sure is! Father John Misty was born ready! The man otherwise known as Josh Tillman played his first-ever festival headlining set at the UK's End Of The Road fest yesterday, and while he was there, he took some time to sit…

Steely Dan’s Walter Becker Remembered by Mac DeMarco, Ryan Adams, Questlove, More

John Darnielle, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, Nile Rodgers, Jason Isbell, and others shared their tributes

Saints get to 53, and that’s all folks

Last and (they hope) not least, we have the moves made by the Saints to get to 53 players on the roster. The Saints waived linebacker Adam Bighill, defensive back Taveze Calhoun, receiver Travin Dural, guard John Fullington, quarterback Garrett Grayson, tight end Garrett Griffin, defensive end Obum Gwacham, defensive end Alex Jenkins, receiver Jake [more]

Must read books for September: spectres, spooks and sinners

Spy-novel master John le Carré revisits a cold case; Jesmyn Ward tells a haunting Southern gothic ghost story; and Stephen Greenblatt searches for the real story of Adam and Eve The post Must read books for September: spectres, spooks and sinners appeared first on Macleans.ca.

It's an old-school night at the Hollywood Bowl with Stravinsky and Joshua Bell

After a week of Gustavo Dudamel’s imaginative programming that featured living, breathing composers — Daníel Bjarnason and John Adams — taking bows, the Los Angeles Philharmonic returned to what might be called heirloom Hollywood Bowl on Tuesday night. A hot day bequeathed the kind of clement,...

“The Government of this Colledge is very Strict”

Yesterday I quoted the start of John Adams’s description of his first visit to Princeton in August 1774, when he was on his way to the First Continental Congress. Adams viewed the college’s Nassau Hall, the mansion of Judge Richard Stockton,...Show More Summary

John Adams’s First Visit to Princeton

On 27 Aug 1775, John Adams visited the College of New Jersey in Princeton. He arrived in town about noon, checking into Jacob Hyer’s tavern at the “Sign of Hudibrass,” near the college’s Nassau Hall (shown here).In his diary Adams recorded...Show More Summary

From John Adams to Mozart: Dudamel's powerful pairing at the Bowl

In 1980, John Adams was an emerging 33-year-old composer living in a San Francisco garret who had written a handful of promising solo piano and chamber pieces when he got his first major commission from the San Francisco Symphony. “Harmonium” proved the unexpected and spectacular forerunner of...

Friday: Locrian plays JLA

last monthMusic / Classical : Sequenza21

Locrian Chamber Players’s mission is clear: they play the very newest contemporary classical fare: selections must have been written in the last decade to be programmed. This time out, the focus is on the music of John Luther Adams, including...Show More Summary

What Ever Happened To The Librettist Of 'Nixon In China' And 'The Death Of Klinghoffer'?

In the wake of the fame (or notoriety) of those two founding works of the genre now called "CNN opera," composer John Adams and director Peter Sellars went on to the heights of the opera world. Yet librettist Alice Goodman didn't rise along with them; instead, she moved to Britain and became an Anglican priest. […]

The oldest known photo of a US President

last monthHumor / odd : Kottke.org

A daguerreotype photograph taken of President John Quincy Adams in 1843 has recently surfaced and is due to be auctioned off by Sotheby’s in October. The daguerreotype, which carries an estimate of $150,000 to $250,000, was taken in a Washington portrait studio in March 1843, when Adams was in the middle of his post-presidential career in Congress. Show More Summary

Adolescence Plays No Favorites Teasers: Big Mouth!

The Hormone Monster/Monstress don’t play favorites! Big Mouth, the new adult animated series from Nick Kroll and Adam Goldberg, deals with how puberty affects its characters – Andrew (voiced by John Mulaney) and Nick (Kroll). Maya Rudolph,...Show More Summary

Viola and accordion: Duo van Vliet's Lachrymae Revisited

John Dowland, Benjamin Britten, Adam Porebski, Rory Boyle, Gavin Higgins, Toshio Hosokawa; Duo van Vliet; Orchid Classics Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Aug 22 2017 Star rating: 4.0 Britten's viola classic re-invented, alongside contemporary...Show More Summary

Composer John Luther Adams' new campus 'Wind Garden' art installation is heard more than it is seen

last monthArts : Culture Monster

It is sculpture that’s largely invisible, announcing itself subtly, almost stealthily. Walk an unpaved path through a eucalyptus grove at UC San Diego, and suspended tones with no apparent source weave their way into the already densely layered soundscape. Traffic on the adjacent road, jets rumbling...

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