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The Singular Vision of Marguerite Zorach | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | October 2017 |

The Singular Vision of
Marguerite Zorach

Carla Maria


Wind River

 Christopher Nolan’s radically different war film

Miles David Moore

"Dunkirk" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | October 2017 |
Phonphan Wichukilmonkol | Interviewed by Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine - October 2017 |


A newer generation
 of Thai artist

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Scene4 Magazine inView -

It Is a Lie
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comIf I take the word “lie” and shine the light of “best chance” on it, I think I see clearer what Beckett was getting at. The lie is not an untruth but a solvent.
Michael Bettencourt

Two for the Road
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comRecently I turned away to the ingratiating slouch of the tube through which I experienced "Star Trek Discovery" and "The Vietnam War".
Arthur Meiselman

Screw Pavlov and the Dog He Rode In On
Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comWe're in Seattle. It's 4:45 Friday afternoon on our last day; our rental is on 1st Ave & Virginia Street with a sticker expiring in 3 minutes.
Claudine Jones

The Guest from Pittsburgh
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
I have a powerful urge to communicate with you, but I find the distance between us insurmountable.
Nathan Thomas

Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
For years now I’ve been an avid reader of liner notes and songwriting credits (the same way I pore over footnotes and suggested reading lists in books).
Patrick Walsh

Ode to the California Typewriter

Long live California Typewriter, the store and the film which is spreading Herb Permillion’s gospel that the typewriter will rise again!

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine |
Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-October 2017 |

Old Fart Village

Mrs. Fosdick’s
uhhh... Zumba

Elliot Feldman

with a Farm Pond

Do you mind if I ask you
a question or two?

David Wiley

Interview with a Farm Pond | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine - October 2017 |
Meret Oppenheim-Be Chic & Lick Away | Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - Octobe 2017r |

Paris Meetings with Remarkable Women:

Meret Oppenheim
Be Chic & Lick Away.

Renate Stendhal

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Tourist Guide | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine - October 2017 |

Tourist Guide

A stream of visitors to
San Francisco of late has
meant that I have been on
tourist duty.

The Photography of
Jon Rendell

painting and poetry
Oysters On Blue Plate | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine - October 2017 |

Oysters On Blue Plate
Nature’s Greatest Treats

The Art of
David Wiley

George Stillman House | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine | September 2017 |
Shakespeare on the Rocks | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine-October |
Thomas Hardy's Poetry in Song | Lewis Alpaugh | Scene4 Magazine-October 2017 |

The Eternal Voyage: 
Professor House Winters in Morocco.
Lissa Tyler Renaud

Shakespeare On The Rocks
Alex Riffs On Shakespeare’s
“Troilus and Cressida”.

Griselda Steiner

Thomas Hardy’s Poetry in Song
Set 2:
Another four of twelve Hardy poems
set to music, composed and sung by

Lewis Alpaugh

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | August 2017 |

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 | August 2017 |

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  |


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

reader columns 
& 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



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