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Kickstarting a documentary about Moondog, the blind, homeless father of minimalist music

3 weeks agoOdd : Boing Boing

Michael sez, "One of my all-time favourite composers was a blind street musician, Louis T Hardin, who went by the stage name Moondog and who performed on the streets of Manhattan from the 1940s through to 1974. Philip Glass, CharlieShow More Summary

Philip Johnson Wire: A chunk of Philip Johnson's controversial,...

A chunk of Philip Johnson's controversial, postmodern Sony Building will be converted into 96 apartments, which means 96 more wealthy families can get a chance to live in an abode designed by the famed Glass House starchitect. While the developers...

Some Rare Handel, and ‘Dracula,’ on Tap for Morgan Season

A rarely heard Handel oratorio and a showing of "Dracula" with a score by Philip Glass are part of the Morgan Library & Museum's 2014-15 season.

Shadwell Opera take the Arts Theatre to the Penal Colony

Enterprising young opera company Shadwell Opera is back with a pair of performances of Philip Glass's In The Penal Colony. Shadwell Opera will be performing at the Arts Theatre on 16 and 30 June, interrupting the current run of Ghost...Show More Summary

aworks listening log :: june 9, 2104 #xeniapestova #tooesoteric

last monthMusic / Classical : aworks

John Cage. Music for Two - Xenia Pestova. From a new Naxos recording. Philip Glass. Ange Des Orages Philip Glass. Music in Similar Motion - Brad Lubman Harry Partch. Ring Around the Moon. Too esoteric even for me. Harry Partch....

Glass House Wire: T: The New York Times Style...

T: The New York Times Style Magazine just sat down with Fujiko Nakaya, the artist who is spending the summer orchestrating the engulfment of Philip Johnson's Glass House in man-made fog. "Fog is tangible and it can be disorienting and...

WikiLeaks-Inspired Recital Among Next Wave Festival Premieres

last monthArts : ArtsBeat

Among the notables on the program at the Next Wave Festival: Philip Glass, Meredith Monk, Vijay Iyer and the Berliner Ensemble.

More explorations - Exploring 50 years of Nonesuch records – part II

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Planet Hugill

Jonny Greenwood The Barbican Centre has been celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nonesuchrecords with a weekend long 'Exploration' of artists and composers, including Steve Reich, John Adams, Philip Glass, Nico Muhly, Louis Andriessen and the Kronos Quartet, who have found a home with this champion of contemporary, experimental, world and new music. Show More Summary

Steve Reich & Philip Glass Bury The Hatchet For Nonesuch’s 50th

2 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

Tastefully curated Warner Bros. subsidiary Nonesuch turns 50 this year and is still going strong (next week they may very well have the #1 album in the country with the Black Keys’ Turn Blue). And this September the label will celebrate its anniversary with a three-week series of concerts at the Brooklyn Academy Of Music. [...]

Steve Reich and Philip Glass reunite after 30 years for Nonesuch Anniversary

There is an open secret in the avant-garde world: Steve Reich and Philip Glass were once a crime-fighting duo of superheroes, back in what was then the Silver Age of Superheroes. Using their then-newfangled powers of minimalism to take down mafiosos and small crooks, dispatch alien overlords, and defeat the entire Pentagon. Show More Summary

Steve Reich & Philip Glass performing together at BAM

Contemporary composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass have announced that they'll perform together for the first time in over 30 years, as part of "Nonesuch Records at BAM" and the 2014 Next Wave Festival. Members can get early access...

For a Nonesuch Celebration at BAM, Reich and Glass Bury the Hatchet

A festival celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Nonesuch Records label will see Steve Reich and Philip Glass share a program for the first time since the 1970s.

First site-specific artist project engages Philip Johnson's iconic Glass House

2 months agoArts : Artdaily

Coinciding with the 65th anniversary of the Glass House and its 2014 tour season, the Glass House will present Fujiko Nakaya: Veil, the first site-specific artist project to engage the iconic Glass House itself, designed by Philip Johnson and completed in 1949. Show More Summary

See One of America's Most Iconic Buildings Get Engulfed In Fake Fog

3 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Veil, by Japanese artist Fujiko Nakaya, is the latest creative installation at Philip Johnson's Glass House in New Canaan, Connecticut. For ten minutes every hour, the iconic structure disappears behind a big billowing fog until the mist dissipates and whaddya know—there it is again! Read more...

Artistry: Johnson's Glass House Stages a Misty Disappearing Act

Photo via Design Boom Starting in May, Philip Johnson's Glass House, that venerated icon of pared-back modernism, will change its game from utter transparency to smoke and mirrors, following in the footsteps of disappearing homes the world over. In recent...

C&L's Late Nite Music Club With Philip Glass

However, it's pretty hard to label your self otherwise considering that pretty much every piece of music ever composed has some sort of repetitive structure. However, labels aside, Glass has always had a talent for making repetition meaningful, ensuring that his sequences are played differently each time, albeit subtly. Show More Summary

Review: Philip Glass portion of 'CIVIL warS' rings true at Disney Hall

3 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Performance review: As part of Minimalist Jukebox, the Los Angeles Philharmonic and Los Angeles Master Chorale perform the Rome Section of the operatic epic. Los Angeles' two greatest cultural disappointments of the past three decades...Show More Summary

Plastic Substrate X-Ray Detector to Lighten, Toughen Radiological Equipment

3 months agoIndustries / Medical : medGadget

X-ray detectors used in medicine have a glass core that makes them fragile, heavy, and unwieldy. The future is looking lighter for X-ray detectors thanks to researchers at Holst Centre in The Netherlands, imec in Belgium, and Philips who have been working on a medical quality detector that uses a plastic substrate. Show More Summary

New Tours of Johnson’s Glass House

3 months agoLifestyle / Travel : In Transit

Philip Johnson's Glass House in Connecticut will begin offering self-guided tours.

Atlanta Ballet performs 'Hamlet' to the score of Philip Glass

This weekend, the Atlanta Ballet takes on the tragic story of Hamlet set to the otherworldly, brooding music of Philip Glass at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre from April 11-13. We caught up with music director and conductor of...Show More Summary

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