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‘Fantastic Four’: Philip Glass Writing Score, Josh Trank Cites David Cronenberg as Influence

14 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

When it rains, it pours. The very first official images from Fantastic Four hit today, and now we have even more new details from the so-far mysterious superhero movie. Director Josh Trank has confirmed that Philip Glass is scoring the film with Marco Beltrami. Show More Summary

25th annual Tibet House US benefit lineup includes Flaming Lips, Laurie Anderson, Philip Glass & more

photo: Flaming Lips at Riot Fest Chicago 2014 (more by James RIchards IV) The annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert is now in its 25th year, and happens at its usual location of Carnegie Hall on March 5. Artistic director...

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1. Book preview for 2015.  Good stuff, including volume four of Knausgaard, a new Stephenson, a new Gaiman, a new Ishiguro, a Philip Glass memoir, perhaps the Niall Ferguson book on Kissinger will be interesting too.  Here is another preview list.  And who was nominated for a literary Nobel Prize in 1964. 2. The pick-up […]

The Dublin Guitar Quartet Performs Philip Glass String Quartets

YouTube For tonight's musical break from the insanity, I give you the music of Philip Glass, played by four perfectly in-sync classical guitarists from Dublin. Don't ask the members of the Dublin Guitar Quartet to play the time-honored classics of the Spanish repertoire. They might play traditional Spanish style classical guitars,...

8-bit Philip Glass

last monthOdd : Boing Boing

Have the most serious Gameboy at school with this rendition of Prophecies from Koyaanisqatsi.

Maki Namekawa Performs Philip Glass’ ‘Etude No. 20’ (Exclusive Video)

Maki Namekawa performs Philip Glass' "Etude No. 20" in a Speakeasy video exclusive.

Music For Writers: Seeing Through Glass

2 months agoOdd : Thought Catalog

A 20-year arc of composition, Philip Glass' études are performed here by Kami Namekawa with virtuosic command and spirit. #MusicForWriters and Q2 Music explore the importance of this essential voice in our era and our creative lives...

Media picks of the week: Philip Glass, Extraterrestrial, Wonder Woman!

Every week Apple adds tons of new media content on iTunes — music, books, movies and more. It's impossible to keep up with all of it, but it's not impossible to pick out the very best. Here they are! This week we've got piano etudesShow More Summary

Newe Additions: 19th-Century Cottage Gets an Addition With Giant Shutters

Photo by Bo Wong via Dezeen Perth-based firm Philip Stejskal Architecture recently completed an extension of a 19th-century cottage in western Australia, and instead of cloaking the structure in glass, as is the case with many modern additions to old...

Shadwell Opera - onward and upward (with your help)

3 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Shadwell Opera has had a good year. Their production of Philip Glass's In the Penal Colony in June 2014 was immensely successful, receiving good reviews and national coverage, and their two short films for Channel Four's Random Acts were watched by nearly half a million people. Show More Summary

Glass more than half full

I met Philip Glass while he was here for rehearsals of The Trial. Now he's off on the road around the UK. Head in the Bhagavad Gita, feet firmly on the ground (or possibly the other way round, given that he does yoga every day, presumably...Show More Summary

If we dig precious things from the land, we will invite disaster

Godfrey Reggio’s crew urged him against using Philip Glass to provide the music for what would become Koyaaniqatsi. “They said, ‘He’s the master of the broken needle,’” the director recounts. “‘Why would you choose someone like this when you could choose Beethoven or Mozart? Vivaldi? And have the great music of the world?’” Reggio’s response […]

A Touch of Glass in Connecticut

In the bedroom community of New Canaan, Connecticut, Philip Johnson’s landmark Glass House disappears and then rises from fog.

Artist Fujiko Nakaya's fog art wraps Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya spent a year painstakingly recording and examining weather data as she studied ways to shroud architect Philip Johnson's Glass House in fog. In the end, she largely gave up on the idea of precisely calibrating the fog and instead let nature take its course and shape the mist. Show More Summary

Seeing the Light: How to Convert a Postmodern Glass Church to Catholicism

Going off the plans the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange has to make Philip Johnson's Crystal Cathedral more fit for mass, one can break the process of turning a glass cathedral Catholic down into a few easy steps. First,...

Philip Johnson's Dallas Mansion Listed for $27.5 Million — Design News

Built in the '60s for a Dallas construction magnate, this arch-heavy mansion was designed by Glass House architect Philip Johnson. Called "almost campy" by the New York Times, the 12,000 square foot property is listed for $27.5 million. READ MORE »

Starchitecture For Sale: Is Philip Johnson's Campiest Creation Worth $27.5M?

Photo via Dallas News Because an architectural oeuvre is a strange thing, Glass House architect Philip Johnson designed this very odd mansion for Dallas construction magnate Henry C. Beck and his then-wife, Patty, in the early '60s. In a 2010...

Demolition Watch: Built in 1946, three years before...

Built in 1946, three years before his famous Glass House, Philip Johnson's Farney House in Sagaponack, NY, is set to be demolished. Apparently, the couple who bought the oceanfront house last year for $24 million plans to replace it with...

Demolition Watch: Everybody Say Goodbye to This Unwanted Philip Johnson House

Photo via NC Modernist Built in 1946, three years before his famous Glass House, Philip Johnson's Farney House in Sagaponack, New York, helped define Long Island Modernism, and is seen as an important precursor to that iconic and well-situated design....

Philip Glass & Steve Reich w/ Nico Muhly & others kicked off "Nonesuch Records at BAM" w/ their first of 3 shows (pics)

photos by Greg Cristman There were no speeches, or stagy hugs, or arms lifted in reconciliation. Not even a handshake. Still, on Tuesday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, two pioneers of Minimalism, the composers Philip Glass and Steve...

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