“After talking about renovations for more than a decade, business and arts leaders say, quick action is needed to prevent the buildings from falling further into disrepair and to avoid ever-higher maintenance and construction costs.”
Laurie Gwen Shapiro travels to Historic Jamestowne for the 400th anniversary reenactment of Pocahontas’s wedding to English settler John Rolfe – and finds the chieftain’s daughter is still important to a surprising variety of individuals, from tourism officials (of course) to archaeologists to First-Families-of-Virginia aristocrats to native tribes still trying to get Federal recognition.
“Many of the defining aspects of Twin Peaks can seem clichéd today: Its narrative intricacy, its darkness, its reliance on antiheroes. But that’s just because we are by now so used to the show’s sensibility in our televised diet. What set this show apart [in 1990] has so thoroughly been assimilated that talking about it is like pointing to the sky and calling it blue.”
Why The Morgan’s Roger Wieck Is A Surprising Proselytizer
AJBlog: Real Clear Arts | Published 2014-06-23