“Audiences step into the room with copious amounts of information and rich life experiences. The theater space presents a ripe opportunity for collective visioning.”
“In a way, there’s no such thing. It may take three words, or an entire sentence, or even an interpolated paragraph, but any word can be translated. Short of swelling a book into an encyclopedia, however, there is no way of dealing with the larger problem: untranslatable worlds.”
Vadim Muntagirov is the ENB’s lead principal, a 23-year-old Russian whose talents have earned him comparisons with a young Nureyev. The defection is a huge coup for the Royal Ballet, still smarting from the loss of its leading female principals Tamara Rojo and Alina Cojocaru to the ENB.
It’s called Flesh and Bone, it will center on an ambitious and disturbed young ballerina (wonder where they got that idea), and it features some serious ballet talent in front of and behind the camera. Leading the project is a longtime producer for Quentin Tarantino. (Make of that what you will.)
Last week Tarantino called off his project The Hateful Eight after copies of the screenplay were leaked an began circulating around Hollywood. Within two days, Gawker Media’s site Defamer revealed plot points and posted links to the complete script. So the furious director is taking Gawker to court.
Source: Slipped Disc | Published on 2014-01-27
Welcoming A New AJ Blogger Whose Art Is The Audience
Source: diacritical | Published on 2014-01-27
“The role of libraries is essential here, as secure repositories for the written word. And here I must admit a fear. In their rush to digitisation – an enthusiasm I find in most librarians I meet – there is the danger that libraries may too quickly abandon their crucial historical role.”
“Even the largest arts organisations cannot hope to achieve this exposure on their own. The potential to link up individual artists and arts organisations with the BBC’s multiple platforms is huge, driving place-based and digital engagement, and thought should be given as to how this can be better enabled.”