The Magical Music ofMUSSORGSKY
Pictures at an Exhibition is a large musical envelope of a stirred and vital aural imagination.
MOULIN ROUGEBringing it to the Stage
A beautifully crafted, exhilaratingly performed show
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
A groundbreaking exhibition at the Smithsonian
Karren LaLonde Alenier
FOR THE SAKE OF THE CHILDREN
Won’t You Be My Neighbor? Gifted, Wonderstruck Leave No Trace
How little the world thinks of children
Miles David Moore
OLD FART VILLAGE
There are precious things beneath the Earth
Janine Yasovantคลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย
ON THE STEINY ROAD A Greek Reading Fest
Given the terrible daily news coming from the White House the Steiny Road Poet has buried herself in reading this summer—mostly reading fiction set in Greece.
Karren LaLonde Alenier
Dedicated to World Trade Center Victims 2001
TEN LOST DIATRIBES AGAINST THE AVANT-GARDEDuring my six decades as a painter I have had an on/off love/hate relationship with that strange phenomenon we call the avant-garde, and occasionally I used to write down a few thoughts on the subject. Now those writings, mostly invectives, have disappeared, perhaps for the best.David Wiley
A WRITER’S WRITER, ON WRITING (Part 2)What can’t be plagiarized is the writer’s special vision, his own unique feeling intelligence, his controlled and shaped perception of what happened, to whom, and why. Harriet Halliday Renaud
UNDRESS ME Michael BettencourtIn a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undressher by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.
THE GREED GENE Michael BettencourtA 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.
An astute and entertaining array of audio essayson an array of topics by an astute andentertaining essayist.
POSTCARDS FROM LAKE TAHOE
The Photography of Jon Rendell
The Art of David Wiley
The Steiny Road to OperadomIndex of all of Karren Alenier’s columns in Scene4.Click Here for Access
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MAKING OURSELVESI tell this story because this kind of bodily craft is less valued today, perhaps more than ever, but it has a value that we modernized humans steered by algorithms and other virtual worlds need to revive.
AS TIME BRIEFLY GOES BYThe perspective of history is a guide-thread in the web of human knowledge.
It is the memory in that perspective that defines who we are, where we are, and what it is we are doing. Arthur Meiselman
UP UP AND AWAY It occurs to me that there's a certain way of approaching things I might be
missing—everything from erogenous zones to television shows to food to listening skills or music—and I've got so much on my plate. Claudine Jones
THE ‘NO-WIN’ SCENARIOOur culture is weird about failure. On the one hand America condemns nothing as hard as failure, particularly artistic failure. There’s an odd glee
that comes to people’s eyes when they discuss flops and failures of the past. Nathan Thomas
VICTOR’SAs much as anything, though, it was the gesture, the genuine offering of wine in friendship, that touched them, especially Flavio, who smiled so much he seemed like another person. Patrick Walsh
LBJ AND THE PIVOTAL YEAR OF 1968 The events of 1968 related to Vietnam would demonstrate the futility of the war even to its strongest adherents including the president himself. Les Marcott
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