Sunday, September 19, 2021

ArtsJournal: Arts, Culture, Ideas

Tag: 05.01.21

Technology In The Arts After COVID

Rachel Moore: "Performing arts organizations experienced a steep learning curve that dictated a digital competency most probably never aspired to. Whether this new learning...

Classical Music Broadcaster Martin Bookspan, 94

"Known for his distinctive delivery during his 60-year broadcasting career, Bookspan served as a host and commentator for live broadcasts of the , Boston...

Charles Grode Shares the Impact of Collaboration

The President & Executive Director of the Merit School of Music shares about the importance and impact of collaboration between arts organizations. - Aaron...

And The Oscar Goes To South Dakota

South Dakota's tourist attractions featured heavily in parts of Best Picture winner Nomadland, and now the (iconic to some) Wall Drug and Reptile Gardens...

What It Feels Like To Finish A Project During The Pandemic

Just ask novelist Ali Smith, who finished the last of a four-book sprint during the first lockdown: "I felt the usual failure ... ...

James Prigoff, Who Documented And Championed Street Art, 93

Prigoff was a the co-author, with Henry Chalfant, of Spraycan Art, "a foundational book in the street-art field that featured more than 200 photographs...

A Humble Alley Boasts Hollywood History

Can tourists gain more appreciation of the real Hollywood - could the city do more (a lot more) to help them leave invigorated, and...

Reimagining Black Life And Death Onscreen

The Oscar-nominated short film A Love Song for Latasha, says filmmaker Sophia Nahli Allison, was one way of figuring how to deal with the...

The Grammys Overhaul Again, Eliminating Secret Committees

The scandal-plagued Recording Academy is making the change after decades of complaints. Instituted in 1989, "the committees’ work began to be seen as evidence...

The Pivot To YouTube

For Oscar-winner Brie Larson, who won for Room and has since played Captain Marvel in the eponymous movie and Avengers: Endgame, it's not as...

Evaluating Eli Broad In Los Angeles

He was a friend and foe to museums, writes Christopher Knight. And Carolina Miranda writes, "Over the course of his life, he helped bring...

Jhumpa Lahiri On Living In Linguistic Exile, And Translating Her Own Work

That would be the book (Dove mi trovo, or Whereabouts) she wrote first in Italian and then translated into English - her first novel...

Holbein Left A Clever Clue In A Portrait Of Henry VIII’s Wife

Which wife? Well, for centuries, everyone thought it was Catherine Howard (the second of the beheadeds in the old rhyme). Instead, thanks to Hans...

Directing Isn’t Easy At The Best Of Times

But for an Asian American director during the pandemic, kicking off Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month via an online platform, it's a...

Europe Has A Banksy Of Potholes

The Lyon-based artist Em Emem (a pseudonym, of course) uses mosaics to fill in gaps in street infrastructure, but also to make them gorgeous....

Olympia Dukakis, 89, Star Of Screen And Stage

Dukakis was well-known as a working actress in the theatre when she took a role as the mom in Moonstruck. Then she won an...