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
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
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
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
loumargi: John Quincy Adams (1874-1933)
On Adams’ Twitter insults: “I don’t know where that came from. I really don’t”
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…
John Darnielle, Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino, Nile Rodgers, Jason Isbell, and others shared their tributes
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]
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.
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,...
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
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
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...
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
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. […]
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
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
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
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...