Scene4 Magazine inFocus -
Henri Matisse and the Art of the Book | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine - December 2016

Henri Matisse
and the Art
of the Book

The Seductive Dance of
Image and Word

Carla Maria

Icons of
Modern Art

Henri Matisse taught the Russian art collector Sergei Shchukin to trust artists rather than critics

Catherine Conway Honig

Icons of Modern Art - at the Foundation Louis Vuitton | reviewed by Catherine Conway Honig | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |
Letter To A Man | reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |

Letter to a Man

Robert Wilson with Mikhail Baryshnikov

Dark, Arid
Exercise of

Renate Stendhal

Arts of Thailand
Decha Warashoon

The concept of sufficient living and unconditional giving makes every day completely delightful

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Decha Warashoon | interview by Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |

Scene4 Magazine inView -

What Is It That They Think They’re Rebelling Against?
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comTrump voters bought themselves a pig in a poke, as the silent majority bought
one with Nixon and the “morning in America” hopers bought one with Reagan.

Michael Bettencourt

Words For Words
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comHe had a wonderful sense of humor and a zest for life, the cultures of the world and… baseball! A passionata passion for baseball.
Arthur Meiselman

Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comS has been dressing up as Wonder Woman for parties &
doing stuff I gave up on looooong ago
Claudine Jones

Safety Now, Safety Tomorrow, Safety Forever
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
The theatre works as an art form when risk is taken.  And risk is, by definition, unsafe. We leave ourselves open to hurt and failure.
Nathan Thomas

The Benny Goodman Quartet: “Solid as a Family”
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
Their music is transcendent, as is their story.
I encourage you to hear them and see them.
Patrick Walsh

The Santa Claus Monologues
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
There's no red carpet treatment this year, Santa. No helicopter arrival. No band. No parade. No fanfare.
Les Marcott

 So Much Racket,
So Much Out Of Kilter

Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiney Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |
Word Dances | Iri Kopal | Scene4 Magazine - December 2016

Word Dances

You come into a theatre and sit down in a comfortable seat. The lighting around you is low, soft, warm and flickers like candlelight. No one talks. It is quiet.

Iri Kopal

The Making of Heroes

 Few films have been so effective in depicting scenes of chaotic,
mortal danger.

Sully, Snowden and
Deepwater Horizon

Miles David Moore

"Deepwater Horizon" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Episode 6 | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |

Episode 6:
Lady White and Sir Black

“I have a question for Sir Black declared Sir Orange, “I would like to know what you feel when you are lying next to Lady Violet.”

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

 My Other Car Is An Ambulance!

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-December 2016 |
MacTrump | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |


A Playlet Spoof For
The Trumpettes

Griselda Steiner

Mika Oklop’s
Message on Media

 One Way Media
and Messaging:
On the democratization
of media in Yugoslavia

Lissa Tyler Renaud

Mika Oklop in California | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine-December 2016

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Strangers In A Frame | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine - December 2016
painting and poetry
Tower | The Art of David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine-December 2016 |

Strangers In
A Frame

Showcasing the strangers that did manage to squeeze themselves into my frame.

The Photography of Jon Rendell

A Lesson In Art History

The Art
of David Wiley

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

Undress Me  Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undress
her by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | The Greed Gene | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

The Greed Gene  Michael Bettencourt
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"
that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt April 2016 |


An astute and entertaining array of audio essays
 on an array of topics by an astute and
entertaining essayist.


Scene4 Magazine Blogs -

Letters to the Editor
Recent Letters

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Karren LaLonde Alenier
The Dresser addresses what’s underneath the art

Miles David Moore Thoughts and observations from, to, for or against

Les Marcott
Dr. Barnabus T. Bynum's
Travelling Minstrel Show


Arthur Meiselman


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