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. […]
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 »
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
Cassie da Costa writes about productions of Pina Bausch’s “The Rite of Spring” and “Café Müller” at BAM, in Brooklyn.
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.
“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
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
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...
High noon comes to Queens as locals hustle south along 167th Street to bear witness to a rite of spring.
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
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 […]
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 […]
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 »
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
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
Rite of Spring. The New Yorker, April 17, 2017.
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....
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
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, […]