ListenGood: April 2009 Archives

I'll return as a guest on John Schaefer's "Soundcheck" show tomorrow - Monday, 4/20 - to talk about New Orleans. The hook is the annual Jazz & Heritage Festival (4/24-5/3), and the idea is the keep a light shined on the larger context for jazz and cultural heritage in a city still very much in transition.

Cyril Neville is scheduled to join us via phone. Plus, John and I will likely play bits of new CDs by NOLA musicians.

Please listen if you can, or even call in when the phone lines open. "Soundcheck" airs from 2-3pm, and this segment should be at the front end of the show. WNYC-FM, 93.9, or online.

On of the things I hope to have time to bring up is an effort by La. Gov. Bobby Jindal to make drastic and disproportionate cuts to arts funding throughout the state. Now, budgets are tightening everywhere: But this decision seems especially irresponsible and even cruel (not to mention ironic in the light of Lt. Gov. Mitch Landrieu's simultaneous and quite smart efforts to support cultural economy in La. Here's more detail on that issue.

April 19, 2009 8:23 PM | | Comments (0)




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Terry Teachout on the arts in New York City
Artful Manager
Andrew Taylor on the business of arts & culture
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rock culture approximately
critical difference
Laura Collins-Hughes on arts, culture and coverage
Richard Kessler on arts education
Douglas McLennan's blog
Dog Days
Dalouge Smith advocates for the Arts
Art from the American Outback
Life's a Pitch
For immediate release: the arts are marketable
Mind the Gap
No genre is the new genre
Performance Monkey
David Jays on theatre and dance
Plain English
Paul Levy measures the Angles
Real Clear Arts
Judith H. Dobrzynski on Culture
Rockwell Matters
John Rockwell on the arts
Straight Up |
Jan Herman - arts, media & culture with 'tude

Foot in Mouth
Apollinaire Scherr talks about dance
Seeing Things
Tobi Tobias on dance et al...

Jazz Beyond Jazz
Howard Mandel's freelance Urban Improvisation
Focus on New Orleans. Jazz and Other Sounds
Doug Ramsey on Jazz and other matters...

Out There
Jeff Weinstein's Cultural Mixology
Serious Popcorn
Martha Bayles on Film...

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Creative Destruction
Fresh ideas on building arts communities
The Future of Classical Music?
Greg Sandow performs a book-in-progress
On the Record
Exploring Orchestras w/ Henry Fogel
Harvey Sachs on music, and various digressions
Bruce Brubaker on all things Piano
Kyle Gann on music after the fact
Greg Sandow on the future of Classical Music
Slipped Disc
Norman Lebrecht on Shifting Sound Worlds

Jerome Weeks on Books
Quick Study
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Drama Queen
Wendy Rosenfield: covering drama, onstage and off
lies like truth
Chloe Veltman on how culture will save the world

Aesthetic Grounds
Public Art, Public Space
Another Bouncing Ball
Regina Hackett takes her Art To Go
John Perreault's art diary
Lee Rosenbaum's Cultural Commentary
Modern Art Notes
Tyler Green's modern & contemporary art blog
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