ArtsJournal http://www.artsjournal.com The Digest of Arts, Culture and Ideas Wed, 30 Jul 2014 00:41:21 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.9.1 How China Is Increasingly Changing The Kinds Of Movies That Are Made http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-china-is-increasingly-chaning-the-kinds-of-movies-that-are-made.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-china-is-increasingly-chaning-the-kinds-of-movies-that-are-made.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:59:49 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37887 “At their current rate – anywhere between 10 and 13 new cinemas a day – China will have 60,000 screens in 10 to 15 years. The centre of gravity is shifting so rapidly to China and Asia – not just the market but also the money and capital for American movies – that their opinions […]]]>

“At their current rate – anywhere between 10 and 13 new cinemas a day – China will have 60,000 screens in 10 to 15 years. The centre of gravity is shifting so rapidly to China and Asia – not just the market but also the money and capital for American movies – that their opinions are going to matter much more. Ultimately, China is going to be not just the biggest market but also the arbiter of what can get made and will get made.”

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Ex Oregon Ballet Theatre Director Christopher Stowell Hooks Up With San Francisco Ballet http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/ex-oregon-ballet-theatre-director-christopher-stowell-hooks-up-with-san-francisco-ballet.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/ex-oregon-ballet-theatre-director-christopher-stowell-hooks-up-with-san-francisco-ballet.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:56:37 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37883 “As assistant to Tomasson, to whom he will report directly, Stowell will have his fingers in just about every aspect of the company pie on both the artistic and administrative (read financial) sides.”]]>

“As assistant to Tomasson, to whom he will report directly, Stowell will have his fingers in just about every aspect of the company pie on both the artistic and administrative (read financial) sides.”

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On The Sad Sad Mess That The Metropolitan Opera Has Gotten Itself In To http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/on-the-sad-sad-mess-that-the-metropolitan-opera-has-gotten-itself-in-to.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/on-the-sad-sad-mess-that-the-metropolitan-opera-has-gotten-itself-in-to.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:54:47 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37880 “Of course the lockout will be toxic, as we learned from the Minnesota Orchestra and from the last Met lockout, in 1980. Subscribers flee, musicians flee, and the art suffers too. Whatever happens, a lockout will mean bitterness between the workers and Gelb. It will mean a division among the subscribers and donors, and worse, […]]]>

“Of course the lockout will be toxic, as we learned from the Minnesota Orchestra and from the last Met lockout, in 1980. Subscribers flee, musicians flee, and the art suffers too. Whatever happens, a lockout will mean bitterness between the workers and Gelb. It will mean a division among the subscribers and donors, and worse, it will mean that other institutions may follow the Met’s hardline example. In other words, something rotten will spread beyond Denmark.”

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Gee – We REALLY Don’t Like To Be Alone With Our Own Thoughts http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/gee-we-really-dont-like-to-be-alone-with-our-own-thoughts.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/gee-we-really-dont-like-to-be-alone-with-our-own-thoughts.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:43:28 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37876 “In 11 experiments involving more than 700 people, the majority of participants reported that they found it unpleasant to be alone in a room with their thoughts for just 6 to 15 minutes. Moreover, in one experiment, 64 percent of men and 15 percent of women began self-administering electric shocks when left alone to think.”]]>

“In 11 experiments involving more than 700 people, the majority of participants reported that they found it unpleasant to be alone in a room with their thoughts for just 6 to 15 minutes. Moreover, in one experiment, 64 percent of men and 15 percent of women began self-administering electric shocks when left alone to think.”

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130,000 Fans Flock To Comic Con. But Their Value To Marketers? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/130000-fans-flock-to-comic-con-but-their-value-to-marketers.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/130000-fans-flock-to-comic-con-but-their-value-to-marketers.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:40:57 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37873 It’s a “persistent problem of those who would sell products to the 130,000 or so fans who gather here annually to celebrate movies, television, video games and, of course, comics: These costumed folk have far more enthusiasm than buying power.”]]>

It’s a “persistent problem of those who would sell products to the 130,000 or so fans who gather here annually to celebrate movies, television, video games and, of course, comics: These costumed folk have far more enthusiasm than buying power.”

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Just What Do Poet Laureates Do? And Why Do States Have Them? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/just-what-do-poet-laureates-do-and-why-do-states-have-them.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/just-what-do-poet-laureates-do-and-why-do-states-have-them.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:38:39 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37870 For the broader world of people who read poetry — and many who don’t — the brouhaha was a chance to ask a more basic question: Just who are America’s state poets laureate, and what do they do anyway?]]>

For the broader world of people who read poetry — and many who don’t — the brouhaha was a chance to ask a more basic question: Just who are America’s state poets laureate, and what do they do anyway?

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Television Station Challenges Ban On Airing Ads On Public TV http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/television-station-challenges-ban-on-airing-ads-on-public-tv.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/television-station-challenges-ban-on-airing-ads-on-public-tv.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:36:17 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37867 The government’s argument is that selling ad spots would change the nature of public TV. An executive from another public TV station, WGBH-TV in Boston, testified that were they allowed to start selling ad time like commercial stations do, funding from federal and state government sources, as well as foundations and not profits, would be […]]]>

The government’s argument is that selling ad spots would change the nature of public TV. An executive from another public TV station, WGBH-TV in Boston, testified that were they allowed to start selling ad time like commercial stations do, funding from federal and state government sources, as well as foundations and not profits, would be “jeopardized.”

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Are Major Recording Companies About To Sell Out Their Artists? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/are-major-recording-companies-about-to-sell-out-their-artists.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/are-major-recording-companies-about-to-sell-out-their-artists.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:29:13 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37864 “Sony, Universal and Warner — the “big three” record labels, which control 89% of global music sales — are nearing a deal with SoundCloud, the popular Berlin-based music site that since 2007 has allowed its 250 million monthly users to upload and stream music. The deal would grant SoundCloud licenses to play big three-copyrighted music […]]]>

“Sony, Universal and Warner — the “big three” record labels, which control 89% of global music sales — are nearing a deal with SoundCloud, the popular Berlin-based music site that since 2007 has allowed its 250 million monthly users to upload and stream music. The deal would grant SoundCloud licenses to play big three-copyrighted music (and “avoid legal trouble”) in exchange for a 3-5% stake for each company in SoundCloud’s estimated $500-600 million net worth (plus a chunk of future revenues). That’s $15-30 million per record label to not sue SoundCloud. The kicker? The musicians might not see a dime of it.”

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What’s The Best Theatre Town In America Outside New York And Chicago? (And How Would You Measure?) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/whats-the-best-theatre-town-in-america-outside-new-york-and-chicago.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/whats-the-best-theatre-town-in-america-outside-new-york-and-chicago.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:25:51 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37860 “The states with the highest per capita concentration of theaters,” concludes the NEA, “now include: Vermont, Alaska, Maine, Montana, Rhode Island, Oregon, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Minnesota.”]]>

“The states with the highest per capita concentration of theaters,” concludes the NEA, “now include: Vermont, Alaska, Maine, Montana, Rhode Island, Oregon, Connecticut, New Hampshire, and Minnesota.”

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Why Is Hollywood’s Stereotype Of Kick-Ass A Blond White Woman? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/why-is-hollywoods-stereotype-of-kick-ass-a-blond-white-woman.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/why-is-hollywoods-stereotype-of-kick-ass-a-blond-white-woman.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:24:30 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37856 “How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential?”]]>

“How is it that in a film whose premise rests on the idea of reimagining the past, present and future, we still end up with a blonde white woman with flashing blue eyes as the stand-in for what personifies evolution and supremely fulfilled human potential?”

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Nicholas Hytner’s National Theatre: Be Proactive, Think Big http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/nicholas-hytners-national-theatre-be-proactive-think-big.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/nicholas-hytners-national-theatre-be-proactive-think-big.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 15:14:58 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37853 “Hytner’s National has been characterised by several things: cheap tickets, NT Live, hospitality to experiment and, above all, a readiness to embrace the big issues of the moment.”]]>

“Hytner’s National has been characterised by several things: cheap tickets, NT Live, hospitality to experiment and, above all, a readiness to embrace the big issues of the moment.”

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Theatre That Smells (And The Designers Who Make It So) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/theatre-that-smells-and-the-designers-who-make-it-so.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/theatre-that-smells-and-the-designers-who-make-it-so.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:56:36 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37850 “It always locks in with the design. If you’re doing an ambient scent, really what you’re making is a part of the set that’s invisible. For that, you really want to work with the set and lighting designer to talk about what is the space — what kind of place do we want to evoke? […]]]>

“It always locks in with the design. If you’re doing an ambient scent, really what you’re making is a part of the set that’s invisible. For that, you really want to work with the set and lighting designer to talk about what is the space — what kind of place do we want to evoke? As a scent designer I am supporting them in that — adding an extra dimension to what they’re trying to do.”

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How Do You Build A New Professional Theatre In Madison? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-do-you-build-a-new-professional-theatre-in-madison.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-do-you-build-a-new-professional-theatre-in-madison.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:40:53 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37847 “What could set Cap City apart in Madison is something most audiences never consider, but which means a great deal to artists trying to make a living in the business: a Small Professional Theatre Contract through Actors’ Equity, the theater union.”]]>

“What could set Cap City apart in Madison is something most audiences never consider, but which means a great deal to artists trying to make a living in the business: a Small Professional Theatre Contract through Actors’ Equity, the theater union.”

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DC Suburb Works To Be More Urban (Invisibility Is The Key?) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/dc-suburb-works-to-be-more-urban-invisibility-is-the-key.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/dc-suburb-works-to-be-more-urban-invisibility-is-the-key.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:32:23 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37843 “To the extent that anyone can articulate a sense of aesthetics for this new landscape, it’s all very superficial: It should twinkle at night, bustle by day, have some nice green things here and there, and mainly not impose very much on our eyes or mind. The new Silver Line stations do all of that, […]]]>

“To the extent that anyone can articulate a sense of aesthetics for this new landscape, it’s all very superficial: It should twinkle at night, bustle by day, have some nice green things here and there, and mainly not impose very much on our eyes or mind. The new Silver Line stations do all of that, and they do it well.”

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How Are Europe’s Great Museums Supposed To Handle All Those People? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-are-europes-great-museums-supposed-to-handle-all-those-people.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/how-are-europes-great-museums-supposed-to-handle-all-those-people.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:13:07 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37815 “Seeing masterpieces may be a soul-nourishing cultural rite of passage, but soaring attendance has turned many museums into crowded, sauna-like spaces, forcing institutions to debate how to balance accessibility with art preservation.”]]>

“Seeing masterpieces may be a soul-nourishing cultural rite of passage, but soaring attendance has turned many museums into crowded, sauna-like spaces, forcing institutions to debate how to balance accessibility with art preservation.”

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Is The Bolshoi Ballet A Soviet Throwback? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/is-the-bolshoi-ballet-a-soviet-throwback.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/is-the-bolshoi-ballet-a-soviet-throwback.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 08:02:41 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37811 Alastair Macaulay: “It was hard not to think of politics when watching the Bolshoi’s repertory – which was entirely pre-glasnost. Seeing the tedious mix of Swan Lake (in Yuri Grigorovich’s dismal production), Don Quixote (in Alexei Fadeyechev’s version) and Spartacus (all Grigorovich and all hokum) was to feel the clock turned back 40 years.”]]>

Alastair Macaulay: “It was hard not to think of politics when watching the Bolshoi’s repertory – which was entirely pre-glasnost. Seeing the tedious mix of Swan Lake (in Yuri Grigorovich’s dismal production), Don Quixote (in Alexei Fadeyechev’s version) and Spartacus (all Grigorovich and all hokum) was to feel the clock turned back 40 years.”

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Choreographing A Dance Piece For The Façade Of A Building (And Not A Flat Façade, Either) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/choreographing-a-dance-piece-for-the-facade-of-a-building-and-not-a-flat-facade-either.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/choreographing-a-dance-piece-for-the-facade-of-a-building-and-not-a-flat-facade-either.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:57:52 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37809 For Cincinnati’s Lumenocity celebration, a choreographer and two dancers from Cincinnati Ballet create a work to be digitized and projected onto the (enormous and ornate) face of the city’s Music Hall.]]>

For Cincinnati’s Lumenocity celebration, a choreographer and two dancers from Cincinnati Ballet create a work to be digitized and projected onto the (enormous and ornate) face of the city’s Music Hall.

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College Radio Fans Fight To Keep Their Stations For Students (And Their Quirky Programs) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/college-radio-fans-fight-to-keep-their-stations-for-students-and-their-quirky-programs.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/college-radio-fans-fight-to-keep-their-stations-for-students-and-their-quirky-programs.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:41:31 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37806 “Cash-strapped universities are discovering that their student stations are lucrative assets. They are finding eager partners in public-radio stations and religious broadcasters. The public and religious radio channels are looking to own the equivalent of beach-front property on the FM dial,.”]]>

“Cash-strapped universities are discovering that their student stations are lucrative assets. They are finding eager partners in public-radio stations and religious broadcasters. The public and religious radio channels are looking to own the equivalent of beach-front property on the FM dial,.”

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One Big Problem With Met Opera Contract Talks: All The Different Unions http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/one-big-problem-with-met-opera-contract-talks-all-the-different-unions.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/one-big-problem-with-met-opera-contract-talks-all-the-different-unions.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:31:51 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37803 Management is negotiating with 15 unions, “representing the orchestra, chorus, stage crews, hair and makeup stylists, costumers, scenic artists, cleaners, ticket takers, ushers, security guards and others. Some unions are beginning to eye one another warily, because any agreement made with one of the bigger groups is likely to set a pattern for the others.”]]>

Management is negotiating with 15 unions, “representing the orchestra, chorus, stage crews, hair and makeup stylists, costumers, scenic artists, cleaners, ticket takers, ushers, security guards and others. Some unions are beginning to eye one another warily, because any agreement made with one of the bigger groups is likely to set a pattern for the others.”

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Ira Glass Explains How He Works http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/ira-glass-explains-how-he-works.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/ira-glass-explains-how-he-works.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 07:13:41 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37800 Q: “What’s your best time-saving shortcut/life hack?” A: “I’ve got nothing. Reading other people’s answers to this question on your website today made me realize I live my life like an ape.” However, Ira does offer (after the product plugs this site seems to require) an excellent description of how he organizes a bunch of […]]]>

Q: “What’s your best time-saving shortcut/life hack?” A: “I’ve got nothing. Reading other people’s answers to this question on your website today made me realize I live my life like an ape.” However, Ira does offer (after the product plugs this site seems to require) an excellent description of how he organizes a bunch of interview material into a structure.

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It’s The Year Of The Posthumous Performance – Is That Good For The Artists Or The Art? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/its-the-year-of-the-posthumous-performance-is-that-good-for-the-artists-or-the-art.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/its-the-year-of-the-posthumous-performance-is-that-good-for-the-artists-or-the-art.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:59:49 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37784 Michael Jackson performed at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Rick James has a new memoir. Tupac Shakur had a Broadway musical. James Gandolfini, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and River Phoenix (!) are in new movies. “It’s not weird that we miss those artists who’ve died. But it is weird that, increasingly, we expect them to keep […]]]>

Michael Jackson performed at this year’s Billboard Music Awards. Rick James has a new memoir. Tupac Shakur had a Broadway musical. James Gandolfini, Philip Seymour Hoffman, and River Phoenix (!) are in new movies. “It’s not weird that we miss those artists who’ve died. But it is weird that, increasingly, we expect them to keep producing art. The afterlife has become just another career stage – one that’s as lucrative and, in some cases, as productive as the pre-death career ever was.”

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Was The Tupac Shakur Musical A Flop? Or Just Ahead Of Its Time? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/was-the-tupac-shakur-musical-a-flop-or-just-ahead-of-its-time.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/was-the-tupac-shakur-musical-a-flop-or-just-ahead-of-its-time.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:28:25 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37797 “Saul Williams, the poet and performer who played the lead role in Holler If Ya Hear Me, tells Kurt Andersen it’s inevitable that hip-hop will carve out a place for itself on Broadway. What killed Holler, Williams says, were people who wrote it off before they saw it.” (audio)]]>

“Saul Williams, the poet and performer who played the lead role in Holler If Ya Hear Me, tells Kurt Andersen it’s inevitable that hip-hop will carve out a place for itself on Broadway. What killed Holler, Williams says, were people who wrote it off before they saw it.” (audio)

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In Defense Of The Remaking Of Mecca http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/in-defense-of-the-remaking-of-mecca.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/in-defense-of-the-remaking-of-mecca.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 06:06:45 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37794 “At night, all lit up and crowded with apartments and hotels, Mecca now looks like a Saudi interpretation of Gotham or even Las Vegas … and shopping malls and high-rise blocks are being built in a circle around the pilgrimage zone.” The Saudis are catching a lot of flak for these changes, but Nesrine Malik […]]]>

“At night, all lit up and crowded with apartments and hotels, Mecca now looks like a Saudi interpretation of Gotham or even Las Vegas … and shopping malls and high-rise blocks are being built in a circle around the pilgrimage zone.” The Saudis are catching a lot of flak for these changes, but Nesrine Malik argues that they are both necessary and (certain excesses notwithstanding) well-considered.

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Making Genuinely Anti-War Art Is Surprisingly Hard http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/making-genuinely-anti-war-art-is-surprisingly-hard.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/making-genuinely-anti-war-art-is-surprisingly-hard.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:50:11 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37791 “Art makes its subject interesting and arresting and meaningful. To make art about war, even anti-war art about war, is to risk rendering war interesting and arresting and meaningful.”]]>

“Art makes its subject interesting and arresting and meaningful. To make art about war, even anti-war art about war, is to risk rendering war interesting and arresting and meaningful.”

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Quentin Tarantino Is Filming “The Hateful Eight” After All http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/quentin-tarantino-is-filming-the-hateful-eight-after-all.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/quentin-tarantino-is-filming-the-hateful-eight-after-all.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 05:18:08 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37787 The director – who called the project off in a fit of anger after the script was leaked – confirmed the news at, of all places, San Diego Comic-Con.]]>

The director – who called the project off in a fit of anger after the script was leaked – confirmed the news at, of all places, San Diego Comic-Con.

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Top Posts From AJBlogs 07.28.14 http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/top-posts-from-ajblogs-07-28-14.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/top-posts-from-ajblogs-07-28-14.html#respond Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:47:17 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37779 John Luther Adams’s outdoor music needs to come indoors
AJBlog: Condemned to Music | Published 2014-07-29

Parklandia: Stretching, Striving To What End?
AJBlog: Real Clear Arts | Published 2014-07-29

Performance measures, indices and rankings
AJBlog: For What it’s Worth | Published 2014-07-29

Osipova and Vasiliev Debut World Tour at California’s Segerstrom Center
AJBlog: Fresh Pencil | Published 2014-07-28

The Return of the the Clientele
AJBlog: CultureCrash | Published 2014-07-28

Monday Recommendation: Ahmed Abdul-Malik
AJBlog: RiffTides | Published 2014-07-28

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Yet Another Appraisal Of Detroit Institute Of Arts’ Collection (And It’s Big) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/yet-another-appraisal-of-detroit-institute-of-arts-collection-and-its-big.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/yet-another-appraisal-of-detroit-institute-of-arts-collection-and-its-big.html#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:30:55 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37767 “The new appraisal, conducted by Victor Wiener Associates, a New York firm, was commissioned by the Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, a bond insurer that stands to lose hundred of millions of dollars in the bankruptcy. The insurer has called for the masterpieces from the museum to be sold or monetized in some other way, such […]]]>

“The new appraisal, conducted by Victor Wiener Associates, a New York firm, was commissioned by the Financial Guaranty Insurance Company, a bond insurer that stands to lose hundred of millions of dollars in the bankruptcy. The insurer has called for the masterpieces from the museum to be sold or monetized in some other way, such as being used as collateral for a loan.”

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LA MoCA: What’s Next (Who Knows, And That’s A Problem) http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/la-moca-whats-next-who-knows-and-thats-a-problem.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/la-moca-whats-next-who-knows-and-thats-a-problem.html#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:26:44 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37764 “According to a museum spokesman, MOCA hopes to make some relevant announcements by the end of summer. But plainly, there’s a problem. The empty exhibition schedule, which is going to be very difficult to fill, threatens to interrupt the museum’s momentum.”]]>

“According to a museum spokesman, MOCA hopes to make some relevant announcements by the end of summer. But plainly, there’s a problem. The empty exhibition schedule, which is going to be very difficult to fill, threatens to interrupt the museum’s momentum.”

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Enough Is Enough: US Senator Pushes For Law Allowing Musicians To Bring Instruments On Airplanes http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/enough-is-enough-us-senator-pushes-for-law-on-allowing-musicians-to-bring-instruments-on-airplanes.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/enough-is-enough-us-senator-pushes-for-law-on-allowing-musicians-to-bring-instruments-on-airplanes.html#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:17:28 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37761 “In a letter sent Friday, the Rhode Island Democrat urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to speed implementation of a 2012 law that requires commercial air carriers to allow musical instruments as carry-on items as long as they can be safely stowed in the aircraft cabin. But Reed said the law has not taken effect […]]]>

“In a letter sent Friday, the Rhode Island Democrat urged U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx to speed implementation of a 2012 law that requires commercial air carriers to allow musical instruments as carry-on items as long as they can be safely stowed in the aircraft cabin. But Reed said the law has not taken effect because the Department of Transportation has yet to adopt the specific rules needed for the provision.”

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Time For A New Leader At The Metropolitan Opera? http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/time-for-a-new-leader-at-the-metropolitan-opera.html http://www.artsjournal.com/2014/07/time-for-a-new-leader-at-the-metropolitan-opera.html#respond Mon, 28 Jul 2014 20:13:23 +0000 http://www.artsjournal.com/?p=37758 “What’s clear is that something needs to give and, after nearly thirty-five years of labor-management harmony, it’s apparent that the Met’s problems start at the top. The cleanest solution would be to appoint a new GM, preferably someone, unlike Gelb, with an actual background in opera, who unequivocally believes in the vibrant future of the […]]]>

“What’s clear is that something needs to give and, after nearly thirty-five years of labor-management harmony, it’s apparent that the Met’s problems start at the top. The cleanest solution would be to appoint a new GM, preferably someone, unlike Gelb, with an actual background in opera, who unequivocally believes in the vibrant future of the art form, and who can work creatively within a budget.”

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