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Contrarian Musings: Why Folk Art Museum's Building Should Not Be Saved (with slideshow) More beloved by architecture critics than art critics, Williams/Tsien building wasn't suited to its purpose. MoMA's never ending expansions....
CultureGrrl | 01/10/14@03:03PM
theatre theatre
A dextrous revival In Fort Myers, Florida, "Arsenic and Old Lace" reviewed....
About Last Night | 01/09/14@08:20PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Alec Guinness on making younger friends....
About Last Night | 01/09/14@08:19PM
visual visual
CultureGrrl | 01/08/14@09:35PM
theatre theatre
So you want to see a show? Here's my weekly theater guide....
About Last Night | 01/08/14@09:02PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Alec Guinness on the foolhardiness of the old....
About Last Night | 01/08/14@09:01PM
jazz jazz
Read all about it Ethan Iverson interviews me about "Duke" and other matters--and has thoughtful reservations about the book....
About Last Night | 01/08/14@07:02AM
culture culture
Go to the Gemba Insights into engagement from Japanese management practices....
Engaging Matters | 01/08/14@02:56AM
music music
Snapshot Today's video: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli plays Beethoven's last piano sonata....
About Last Night | 01/07/14@02:33PM
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CultureGrrl | 01/07/14@02:33PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Alec Guinness on Beethoven's last piano sonata....
About Last Night | 01/07/14@02:32PM
culture culture
Above the Wintry Fields The poem 'A Murmuration of Starlings' by Heathcote Williams is a vision of natural anarchy as order, not chaos....
Straight Up | | 01/07/14@08:28AM
culture culture
Fazool -- part 2 You'd think it would be easy for a writer to recreate the memory of a soup, but it isn't....
Out There | 01/07/14@08:10AM
visual visual
Afrofuturism Arrives, With Sun Ra! Black to the Future: Is it an art movement or a sociological phenomenon? Both. Patron saint, jazz giant Sun Ra...
Artopia | 01/07/14@06:13AM
ideas ideas
First time, every time How does a middle-aged critic stay fresh? Some thoughts....
About Last Night | 01/06/14@03:07PM
culture culture
Lookback From 2004, seeing a masterpiece for the first time--but in a mediocre performance....
About Last Night | 01/06/14@03:06PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Alec Guinness on old age and memory....
About Last Night | 01/06/14@03:05PM
visual visual
West Wing Dramas: Cleveland Museum's Insubstantial Information and Creative Accounting Under-the-radar completion of Rafael Viñoly-designed expansion diverts $22.4 million (and counting) from acquisitions endowments. Fundraising shortfalls....
CultureGrrl | 01/05/14@08:31PM
culture culture
Most likely you go your way and I'll go mine On losing touch with old friends in modern-day America....
About Last Night | 01/05/14@01:40PM
theatre theatre
Just because Today's video: Marlon Brando in Joseph Mankiewicz's 1953 film version of "Julius Caesar": http://tinyurl.com/mq54gqh...
About Last Night | 01/05/14@01:39PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Alec Guinness on Shakespeare and American actors....
About Last Night | 01/05/14@01:38PM
culture culture
Should news organizations foster greater transparency about their arts coverage? Take this 5-minute survey to help change the status quo...
lies like truth | 01/05/14@01:02PM
music music
Slipped disc | 01/05/14@01:48AM
people people
Farewell, Al Porcino The nonpareil lead trumpeter and forthright expresser of no-hold-barred opinions is gone. We link to an unexpurgated interview...
Rifftides | 01/04/14@08:53PM
music music
Recommended 2013 jazz beyond jazz recordings Beyond "jazz, jazz, for repeated listening pleasure...
Jazz beyond Jazz | 01/03/14@01:48PM
music music
Slipped disc | 01/03/14@03:03AM
theatre theatre
Fun to be fooled In Chicago, "The Merry Wives of Windsor" reviewed....
About Last Night | 01/02/14@02:45PM
culture culture
It's all about us The narcissism of boomer nostalgia....
About Last Night | 01/02/14@02:44PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: John Heywood on winter....
About Last Night | 01/02/14@02:43PM
culture culture
What do cooking and writing share? Happy New Year! I've been away, more mentally than physically, but I've learned some things about cooking...and writing....
Out There | 01/02/14@12:13PM
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The Year in CultureGrrl, 2013 Edition (and a request) My Top 20 Stories in 2013. (Do you wish me to continue in the New Year?)...
CultureGrrl | 01/02/14@10:52AM
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Breaking Now Aaron Betsky Is Out At Cincinnati Art Museum, Leaving When Successor Is Appointed. No Word Of Next Job...
Real Clear Arts | 01/02/14@07:32AM
music music
Slipped disc | 01/02/14@04:23AM
architecture architecture
Slipped disc | 01/02/14@02:28AM
visual visual
Cleveland Toasts New Wing New Year's Eve Marks Completion of Expansion, A Year of Accomplishments And Leadership Challenge...
Real Clear Arts | 01/01/14@03:46PM
theatre theatre
So you want to see a show? Here's my weekly theater guide....
About Last Night | 01/01/14@02:33PM
ideas ideas
Almanac Today's entry: Dr. Johnson on winter....
About Last Night | 01/01/14@02:32PM
ideas ideas
'In Praise of Folly': Advice for 2014 or Any Year 'Do but observe our grim philosophers that are perpetually beating their brains on knotty subjects. ...' -- Erasmus...
Straight Up | | 01/01/14@11:08AM
people people
Happy New Year to You Too Lynne Stewart ... Freed at last....
Straight Up | | 01/01/14@11:07AM
culture culture
Notes on Writers Maugham offers a handful....
Straight Up | | 01/01/14@11:05AM