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Betroffenheit | reviewed by Catherine Conway Honig | Scene4 Magazine-April 2017 |

Shocked Into Silence

How could they possibly portray this tragedy in words and movement without overdoing it? 

Catherine Conway Honig

The Indians
Were You

Get Out
I Am Not Your Negro

Capturing the basic disconnect between
black and white society.

Miles David Moore

"I Am Not Your Negro" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | April 2017 |
Medieval and Modern: German Expressionist Prints | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | April 2017 |

Medieval and Modern

German Expressionist Prints in an intense exhibition at Bowdoin College Museum

Carla Maria

Scene4 Magazine inView -

On Exact Language
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comThe current political situation is now in full deconstructionist mode. Our power -mongers, as all power-mongers do, have bled the truth value out of language.
Michael Bettencourt

Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comWe're inundated with children who cannot write with their prehensile thumbs and who mumble-speak through their numbed noses.
Arthur Meiselman

Fuck. I Forgot the Feta
Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comI have a little time on my hands. This leads me to ask a question: What do syphilis, Walter Cronkite & Fred Silverman have in common?
Claudine Jones

Come Into the Fire
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
The hallmark of live performance is the spark of the connection between actor and audience. When that spark happens...
Nathan Thomas

Irish Bards and “Bardspell”
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
I’m fond of pointing out that prose is like beer, but poetry is like whiskey–condensed, distilled, and plenty heady.
Patrick Walsh

Ode To A Friend
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
Kenny Sibbett had the ability to meld humor and existential angst
 that endeared him not only to me but many other fans.
Les Marcott

Resisting Versus Surviving

Resistance To Doom
I had to make room for hope.

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine |
"Salome" at SF Ballet | reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - April 2017

at SF Ballet

It has all the glamorous elements of a Hollywood movie, with the surreal touch, adult sexuality and violence.

Renate Stendhal

How Old Was Salome?

Kim Chernin

Arts of Thailand
Udom Wanjing

My only wish is to make people realize the significance of nature which acts like a great mother who gives birth to all living beings
in this world.

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Udom Wanjing | interview by Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | April 2017 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Episode 7-Part IV | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | April 2017 |

Episode 7:
Visions Of Paradise - Part IV

"During our visit from Lady Chameleon, Lady Magenta and I were holding hands, and a kind of miracle occurred between us”.

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

War of
the Walkers

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-April 2017 |
"Champion" at the WNO | reviewed by Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine - April 2017 |

A Jazz Opera

A unique entry in opera with a musical palette that slides back and forth between a modern classical construction (played by a orchestra) and full blown jazz with its own jazz quartet.

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Amour Fou

“Wasn’t this the life everyone wanted?”
Third excerpt from
Kiss Me Again, Paris
a memoir by
Renate Stendhal

Amour Fou | Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine-April 2017 | www,
The Other Side of History | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | April 2017 |

The Other Side
of History

The Living Goddesses
by Marija Gimbutas
Reflections on a higher vision of female identity.

Griselda Steiner

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Flourishing Flora | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine - April 2017
painting and poetry
The New Mascot | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine - April 2017 |

Flourishing Flora

The Photography of
Jon Rendell

The New Mascot
You Were My Epiphany

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.


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& writers 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

Arthur Meiselman

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



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