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 Nancy Levinson on architecture
Last Post - 11/27/2006 9:00 pm
Architecture to Landscape - 08/16/2006 8:24 pm
Buildings . . . and Books - 07/20/2006 9:30 am
Home-Land Insecurities - 03/08/2006 2:15 pm
Sidewalk Critics - 01/16/2006 12:00 pm

About Last Night
Terry Teachout on the arts in New York City
TT: The middle of the journey
12/29/2006 12:00 AM
TT: Almanac
12/29/2006 12:00 AM
TT: Family album
12/28/2006 12:00 AM
TT: Almanac
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TT: Almanac
12/28/2006 12:00 AM

The Artful Manager
Andrew Taylor on the business of Arts & Culture

Time for a break... I'm off the weblogging habit for the next few weeks to refuel and decompress. I wish any who read this...
Posted December 18, 2006
Creative connections as practical necessity Thomas Friedman writes in the New York Times that the American public education system is preparing students for a world...
Posted December 13, 2006
Fostering the healthy artist The issue of health insurance is a complex one for any independent artist, small collective, or cultural nonprofit. It's certainly...
Posted December 12, 2006
Watching your word-of-mouth Marketing Pilgrim has a useful overview of how companies can and should listen in on conversation about them on-line. As...
Posted December 7, 2006
Generation C(ontent), Generation C(ash) Trendwatching.com has an interesting briefing on what they're calling Generation C(ash), a new phase in the life of Generation C(ontent)....
Posted December 6, 2006
blog riley
rock culture approximately

12/26/2006 4:58 PM
Where Have I Been?
12/22/2006 1:20 PM
How to Tolerate Intolerance
12/19/2006 4:20 PM
12/14/2006 8:48 AM
12/10/2006 9:30 PM

Douglas McLennan's blog

Doug: Classic Appreciation John: I wasn't at all suggesting there wasn't a place for the classics (when I was young I never appreciated all...
Posted December 22, 2006

John: Community and Zingers Doug: I retain a certain affection for dumbed-down classics, since (even with childhood piano lessons) I was led into my love...
Posted December 21, 2006

Doug: Dating For Dummies John: So much agreement, and so much for the mean nasty blogosphere. For my part, I'd like to leave off with...
Posted December 21, 2006

John: Newspapers and the Internet Doug: I guess we are indeed winding down, since once again I agree with you almost completely about the problem with...
Posted December 20, 2006

Doug: Dr Rockwell, A Prescription? John: We're getting close to the end of our conversation, but there are still things I wanted to ask you. One,...
Posted December 20, 2006

Straight Up |
Jan Herman - Arts, Media & Culture News with 'tude

Dirty Stockings: 2006 We live now in the dirty stockings of Adolph. That's how we saw it. No surprise there. As we await...
Posted December 26, 2006

'Tis the Season And now we defer to the merry holiday. For wicked wunnerful, ya can't beat "The Junky's Christmas." It's the perfect...
Posted December 21, 2006

Nobody Owns Headlines Forget the substance, look at the form: That's the subhead on a TV ratings item in today's "Arts, Briefly" column...
Posted December 21, 2006

VPo + America - Blacks = (Classical Music x Cultural Racism)² Having taken his latest whack at the sexist-cum-racist policies of the Vienna Philharmonic, which is, historically, Europe's most iconic classical...
Posted December 20, 2006

The One True Person of the Year For his special comments, Keith Olbermann. Nobody in the media -- mainstream or meanstream, high or low -- has been...
Posted December 19, 2006


Foot in Mouth
Apollinaire Scherr and guests talk about dance

Paul: "The Nutcracker" and the family circle [When it rains, it pours: After a slow month here at Foot in Mouth, my contributors have both sent me...
Posted December 30, 2006

Eva responds to Clare Byrne: Yes! to art that sheds our usual selves Clare Byrne's November 29 letter to this blog deeply resonates with me, and I look forward to partaking of the...
Posted December 29, 2006

Apollinaire: neighbors Doug and John over at Diacritical Finally I understand why we call it a blogosphere. Because it goes around and around. When, a few days ago,...
Posted December 19, 2006

Apollinaire: the critics of the critics of the critics [updated] The arts consultant who goes by the alias "August Savage" wanted to know whether others have complained about the Time...
Posted December 14, 2006

An arts consultant responds: The Time Out survey is "deplorable" Appi, I read your blog on the recent TONY article rating critics. I want to say congratulations on writing about...
Posted December 13, 2006

Seeing Things
Tobi Tobias on Dance et al.

Youth Being Served New Dances at Juilliard, Edition 2006 / Peter Jay Sharp Theater, Lincoln Center, NYC /...
Posted December 14, 2006

Pina Bausch Trades Wounded Willows for Sunny Maidens in `Nefes' This article originally appeared in the Culture section of Bloomberg News on December 11, 2006....
Posted December 11, 2006

PARSONS DANCERS TAKE IT OFF (AND PUT IT BACK ON): NYC DANCE This article originally appeared in the Culture section of Bloomberg News on December 4, 2006....
Posted December 4, 2006

FREED FROM CONVENTIONS, AILEY COMPANY DANCES THARP, ARMITAGE This article originally appeared in the Culture section of Bloomberg News on December 4, 2006....
Posted December 4, 2006

STRAVINSKY, CAGE RECONSIDERED IN FRENCH; ART VS. TV: NYC DANCE This article originally appeared in the Culture section of Bloomberg News on November 28, 2006....
Posted November 29, 2006


Serious Popcorn
Martha Bayles on Film...

Departed Soul If you feel that the obits for James Brown don't quite get it, then please...
Posted December 28, 2006

Celebrity vs. Royalty Without doubt, the media event of summer 1997 was the death of Lady Diana Spencer,...
Posted December 15, 2006

Free Casting Advice The New York Times just ran an article about two bio-pics in the works about...
Posted November 19, 2006

No Satire, Please. We're Russian. Well, the good news was that the Deputy Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan, Mr. Rakhat Alievthe,...
Posted November 10, 2006

Disarming Borat It's hard not to laugh out loud at the young British comedian Sacha Baron-Cohn's various...
Posted November 6, 2006


Drew McManus on orchestra management...

Do You Really Want To Lead With Scorched Earth Tactics? If nothing else, this business is never dull. Yesterday's Kansas City Star published an article...
Posted December 29, 2006

Seeing Adaptistration Although there's much to love about the MoveableType blogging platform, I do wish it were...
Posted December 28, 2006

Peering Behind The Curtain Of Pay-Per-Student Teaching Back in October, 2006 system dynamics expert Bill Harris and I released a systems model...
Posted December 27, 2006

Back To Work I hope everyone had some time to relax and enjoy the holiday season but now...
Posted December 26, 2006

I'm Off To Tuba Christmas - Chicago You mean you don't know what Tuba Christmas is? In a nutshell, it is a...
Posted December 23, 2006

The Future of Classical Music?
Greg Sandow performs a book-in-progress

Book 2.0
Episode 16: Modernism, Analysed and Tamed For earlier episodes, see my summary at the start of the last one. If you'd like to be notified (by...
Posted December 21, 2006

Book 2.0
Episode 15: Glorious Noise In recent episodes: I've been talking about the origins of the classical music world as we know it today. In...
Posted November 28, 2006

Book 2.0
Episode 14: Hardcore Argument In recent episodes: I've been talking about the origins of the classical music world as we know it today. In...
Posted November 7, 2006

Book 2.0
Episode 13: Just Before Modernism In recent episodes: I've been talking about the origins of the classical music world as we know it today. In...
Posted October 25, 2006

Book 2.0
Episode 12: Classical vs. Popular In recent episodes: I've been talking about the origins of the classical music world as we know it today. In...
Posted October 11, 2006

On the Record
Exloring America's Orchestras with Henry Fogel

Peter Sellars Strikes a Chord People who attended the American Symphony Orchestra League's annual conference in Los Angeles last June were absolutely riveted by the...
Posted December 29, 2006

Are 21st-century conservatories training musicians for orchestras of the 20th century? I recently had the privilege of spending about two hours with a group of students from the Curtis Institute of...
Posted November 30, 2006

Just the Facts. In a recent column, Norman Lebrecht wrote: "The average age in U.S. podia, Cleveland apart, is pushing 70. The American...
Posted November 29, 2006

The Magic of Music The story "Unsuccessful Overtures" by Judith Dobrzynski has caused quite a bit of discussion in the field, and I'd like...
Posted November 13, 2006

Re: Lebrecht In a Nov. 8 column called A walk on the web side, Norman Lebrecht described me as "a suit once...
Posted November 9, 2006

Kyle Gann on music after the fact

Getcher Dirty Mitts Off My Genre My "Progress Versus Populism in 20th-Century Music" class became a focus group for trying out recent musical styles. Time and...
Posted December 29, 2006

Music Not of its Time I'm getting more and more fed up, for I can see clearly that I was not born into my proper...
Posted December 29, 2006

We Who Travel Lightly... In 1922, Erik Satie offered a curiously plausible explanation for why it had been easier for him to break away...
Posted December 28, 2006

What the Forest Animals Tell Me The squirrels of Columbia County, New York, are incorrigible punks. (Today's post is, as we say, off-topic.) In most respects...
Posted December 27, 2006

History Written by a Poet My old friend William Hogeland has an op-ed piece in the New York Times today, on the subject of the...
Posted December 27, 2006

Doug Ramsey on Jazz and other matters...

Is The Man The Music? The question is no doubt as old as artistic expression. Imagine a viewer of the...
Posted December 30, 2006

Home Back home after a warm, sunny nine-day Christmas visit with our son at his house...
Posted December 30, 2006

Atzmon: Nature Boy Gilad Atzmon, the fiery Israeli multi-instrumentalist, is sometimes identified as a purveyor of world music...
Posted December 26, 2006

Other Matters: Two Types There are two types of people -- those who come into a room and say,...
Posted December 26, 2006

Correspondence: On David Berger Mark Stryker, the music critic for the Detroit Free Press, writes: I really appreciated your...
Posted December 25, 2006

Greg Sandow on the future of classical music

New book episode -- no blog for a while -- and happy holidays to all! I'm about to go off for the holidays, which means no blog for a while. Or more specifically, no blog...
Posted December 22, 2006

The intellectual audience Reviews and other accounts of classical music events from the past -- I mean written in the past -- don't...
Posted December 20, 2006

More age data As regular readers of this blog know, I've been posting a lot about the age of the classical music audience....
Posted December 16, 2006

Past popularity We all know (or we ought to know) that classical music used to be more popular in the United...
Posted December 13, 2006

Laura and the Koreans (Another of my occasional posts about classical music publicity and promotion. It's so often done badly, with flyers, posters, and...
Posted December 12, 2006


Jerome Weeks on books

Funny thing Funny thing is, now that Christmas is over, I realized that quite a few of the books I was giving...
Posted December 27, 2006

It's the system that's the monster The book industry is supposedly atwitter about the 'monster editor-bosses' in a pair of new novels. These books portray publishing...
Posted December 27, 2006

Spinnish, camouflanguage and those vital vortals Thanks to my brother Tim for sending this along. I was familiar with the Bulwer-Lytton Contest and www.wordspy.com, but the...
Posted December 22, 2006

Offline, again? Yes, I'm headed out of town, once again, this time to nogg with the other side of the family, the...
Posted December 21, 2006

Frat boys of the 18th century Along the way, in his Guardian essay on the nature of "Britishness," Rafael Behr makes Vic Gatrell's City of Laughter...
Posted December 19, 2006


John Perreault's Art Diary

Whatever Happened to Art Colonies?
12/27/2006 6:23 pm
John Latham: By the Book
12/12/2006 2:38 pm
Kiki Smith: Glass Is the New Fat
12/04/2006 12:07 pm
11/13/2006 2:18 pm
10/30/2006 11:33 am

Lee Rosenbaum's Cultural Commentary

Letter from Getty Ex-Curator: Getty Plays Marion True False "Felcholino," the LA Times' cultural-news equivalent of the Washington Post's "Woodstein" of Watergate fame, have done it again: Jason Felch...
Posted December 30, 2006

A Very Rutelli Christmas and a Bloggy New Year! Francesco Rutelli's Mixed-Up Message Wrapped inside glistening paper that he inscribed with wishes for a Peaceful Christmas ("Sereno Natale"),...
Posted December 29, 2006

We Can't Work It Out: McCartney Wants the Picasso Heather Mills called the police last night over the theft of $19.5 million in art, including works by Picasso and...
Posted December 29, 2006

Husband of Deceased Hermitage Curator to Be Tried for Thefts Nikolai Zavadsky, husband of Larisa Zavadskaya, deceased curator of the State Hermitage Museum, will "stand trial on charges he stole...
Posted December 29, 2006

Anonymous Blogback on the Philadelphia Eakins Saga A staff member at the National Gallery of Art, who deals with exhibitions and collections, comments on More Thoughts on...
Posted December 29, 2006

Modern Art Notes
Tyler Green's modern and contemporary art blog

See you in 2007
12/27/2006 10:00 am
My 2006 top ten list
12/26/2006 2:00 am
Xmas begins now (plus some blog plugs)
12/21/2006 8:50 am
Flavin tour to include LACMA
12/20/2006 1:30 pm
To the NGA: 23 works from Paul Mellon
12/20/2006 10:10 am

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