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Maazel’s Sacre bassoonist has died, at 62

2 months agoMusic / Classical : Slipped Disc

The bassoon world laments the passing of Bruce Gbur, a versatile player in many orchestras who once recorded Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring with Lorin Maazel in his home town, Cleveland. Aside from a hectic playing and academic career, Gbur founded Prairie Dawg Press and Mountain Lion Press, issuing more than 200 scores, ancient to modern. […]

Fargo's long-awaited flood rescue rests on delicate proposal

For more than a century, floods were a rite of spring for cities up and down the nation's midsection as snowmelt from the long winter poured into tributaries of the … Click to Continue »

A Contribution to the Development of a Schema of Art for Churches of the Roman Rite

Here is a document created by Lyn Rooney from St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Colorado Springs, Colorado, a booklet containing 21 art works that portray Salvation History through direct quotations from Scripture and the Catechism,...Show More Summary

An Ecstatic Return for Two Dances by Pina Bausch

Cassie da Costa writes about productions of Pina Bausch’s “The Rite of Spring” and “Café Müller” at BAM, in Brooklyn.

The Audacity and Abandon of Pina Bausch

5 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

In Café Müller and The Rite of Spring, currently playing as a double bill at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Tanztheater Wuppertal offers up catharsis followed by brutal physicality. The post The Audacity and Abandon of Pina Bausch appeared first on Hyperallergic.

All the Lonely People

5 months agoArts / Dance : Danceviewtimes

“Café Müller,” “Rites of Spring” Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch BAM Howard Gilman Opera House Brooklyn, NY September 14, 2017 by Martha Sherman copyright © 2017 by Martha Sherman It’s still hard to believe that Pina Bausch is no longer with us. Show More Summary

Wildflowerin' gone bad

He who limps is still walking. ~Stanislaw J. Lec I love wandering in the woods to find the first sleeping plants that awaken from the forest floor. It’s something of a rite of spring for me, despite the fact that I no longer have to suffer through a cold northern winter. Show More Summary

Five Songs Of Resistance: Guy Picciotto

Downtown Boys release their second album, “Cost of Living,” on August 11. It was produced by Guy Picciotto of Fugazi, Rites of Spring, and other projects. Last year, Rolling Stone called Downtown Boys “America’s most exciting punk band,”...Show More Summary


New publications of interest. Harvey Sachs, Toscanini: Musician of Conscience (Liveright) Severine Neff, Maureen Carr, and Gretchen Horlacher, eds., The Rite of Spring at 100 (Indiana UP) Andrew Talle, Beyond Bach: Music and Everyday Life in the Eighteenth Century (Illinois...

From Sly to LeBron, many legends played in hallowed Queens gym

8 months agoNews : NY Daily News

High noon comes to Queens as locals hustle south along 167th Street to bear witness to a rite of spring.

Coyote encounters force trail closures in San Francisco’s Presidio

Coyote harassment of dogs is becoming a rite of spring around the Bay Area, but a recent offensive by the yippy predators in San Francisco’s Presidio has caused a neighborhood ruckus and forced the closure of two popular trails to pets. Show More Summary

Drink Emo

10 months agoMusic / Jazz : 20 Jazz Funk Greats

What actually IS emo? Has there ever been a rock genre attached to a more bewildering diversity of approaches? From straight-edge 80s “emotional” hardcore (Rites of Spring, Embrace), to strummy 90s Xtian folk (Pedro The Lion), to bombastic Green Day-do-Bohemian Rhapsody 00s rock operas (My Chemical Romance) to uh Avril Lavigne – these people can’t […]

San Clemente celebrates a budding brew industry

  One of San Clemente’s rites of spring takes place yearly in the Talega Business Park, where connoisseurs of craft beers can spend an afternoon sampling suds from more than a dozen Southern California breweries. The 7th annual San Clemente Micro-Brew Fest was a collaboration of the San Clemente Chamber of Commerce and Left Coast Brewing […]

Look, up in the sky! It's gypsy moth sprayers

An annual rite of spring in western and central Wisconsin counties is about to return. Starting next week, the distinctive sound of loud, low-flying airplanes spraying an insecticide to combat … Click to Continue »

The Dominican Easter Vigil (before 1957)

As most readers know, the old Easter Vigil of the Roman Rite underwent a series of reforms beginning in 1951 and continuing until the introduction of the revised Holy Week Rite of Pope Pius XII in the spring of 1956. The Dominicans imitated...Show More Summary

Belgian king's colonial-era greenhouse opens to public

In an annual rite of spring in Belgium, the domed 18th century greenhouse complex on King Philippe's Brussels estate opened to the public on Friday. For the next three weeks, visitors can wander through an architectural jewel commissioned by his forebear King Leopold II to show off tropical and other plants. Show More Summary

The Shift Festival in DC

Rite of Spring. The New Yorker, April 17, 2017.

What will Lorde and Kendrick do? Will open arms greet Lady Gaga? Let the Coachella speculation begin

As the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival approaches, devoted music fans have been in the midst of another rite of spring: speculating on what’s going to happen when the music starts. In years past, after all, we’ve paid witness to Roger Waters’ flying pig and Arcade Fire’s glowing orbs....

Best Food Bets for Skagit Valley Tulip Festival Day-Trippers, 2017

Where to eat after you gorge on flowers Skagit Valley’s annual rite of spring, the month-long Tulip Festival, provides a good excuse for exploring the region’s dining options, which are by turns folksy, trendy, and surprisingly sophisticated. Show More Summary

Rites of the Palm Spring

11 months agoMusic / Jazz : 20 Jazz Funk Greats

You lay by the swimming pool of a hotel in a mid-century modern resort in the middle of the Colorado desert while the cast of the OC cavort in the water, throwing margarita cocktails at each other. You arrived from Britain’s first pathetic attempts at a Spring a few days ago and the sun still burns, […]

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