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Cirque du Soleil's "Kurios" | reviewed by Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios
A show to set you free
Karren LaLonde Alenier

Portraits Without Faces | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Portraits Without Faces
This Is A Portrait If I Say So
A Provocative New Exhibition at Bowdoin

Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold

Samuel Barber's "Vanessa" | reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - September 2016

Samuel Barber’s Vanessa
Modern and romantic at Santa Fe Opera
Renate Stendhal

Scene4 Magazine inView -


Why I Love My Wife
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 MagazineShe's the one who reminds me to be
a human being, to focus on the light
rather than the murk

Michael Bettencourt

Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 MagazineMarrying the Merrisome
Jane Eyre, About Horses and
A Bridge in Paris

Arthur Meiselman

It Was Twenty Years Ago Today
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine
What has changed in the audience
is the question of how we deal
with each other in a public space

Nathan Thomas

Balled Feet
Claudine Jones-Scene4 MagazineI ain't complaining.
I sat on Piaf's lap backstage
in San Francisco in ‘53
Claudine Jones

Update-Joyner’s Shotgun
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine
There are times the writing
transcends the genre, passages
that stir, move, and disturb
Les Marcott

On Reading War Porn
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine
War is the abject failure of
human beings to summon their
humanity. It is obscene.

Patrick Walsh

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

Scene4 Magazine | The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren Lalonde Alenier -

Opera and Politics - 2008 is 2016
Susan B. Anthony: Men are afraid of black men because they are afraid of women

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Pratuang Emjaroen - Arts of Thailand | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Arts of Thailand—Pratuang Emjaroen
 Art is in every particle of nature
Janine Yasovant


Hello And... Goodbye!
There was a plague, there was anguish
It was a time of fear and loneliness

Arthur Meiselman

Remember l reviewed by Miles David Moore Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Artists At Work (Film Reviews)
Genius, The Music of Strangers, Remember
It strikes me as a flat-out masterpiece

Miles David Moore

Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Old Fart Village
And... the winner is?

Elliot Feldman

The Castle Gates | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

The Castle Gates
The ‘90s glitz of Donald Trump’s divorce
Ivana and the Leona Helmsley scandals

Griselda Steiner

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Taking It to the Streets of San Francisco  | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016
painting and poetry
The Art of David Wiley | At the Start of the Grand Canal 1&2 | Scene4 Magazine | September 2016 |

Taking It to the Streets
of San Francisco

The Photography of Jon Rendell

At the Start of the Grand Canal
Bridges to the Arsenal
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

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

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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Scene4 Magazine - Karren Alenier - The Steiny Road To Operadom |

The Steiny Road to Operadom
Index of Karren Alenier’s columns
and writings in Scene4.
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Scene4 Magazine  Comics with Elliot Feldman

Index of Elliot Feldman’s comics and cartoons in Scene4.
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Scene4 Magazine: Film Reviews | Miles David Moore |

Film Reviews
Index of all reviews by Scene4’s
Film Critic, Miles David Moore.

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Scene4 Magazine: Writings | Renate Stendhal |

Index of Renate Stendhal’s articles and reviews in Scene4.
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Scene4 Magazine: Writings | Renate Stendhal |

Index of Arthur Meiselman’s columns and writings in Scene4.
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