The show may be a fictionalized version of Child’s groundbreaking TV success, but it portrays struggles by women for recognition and equality that ring true to that era.
“My situation is not tragic. I don’t consider myself a refugee,” Anna Bondarenko told me over dinner in a cozy bistro in central Vienna.
The Town Hall connection emerged when out of the blue Krogh helped me understand why I and others were having such a hard time getting anywhere in our decade-long efforts to purchase the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist for conversion to a music and civic venue on Seattle’s First Hill.
To some townsfolk, the new plan looks like rearranging the deck chairs aboard the Titanic. But insiders believe that, at least in the short run, they can make it work.
It would be hard to imagine a greater example of the power of film, the essence of what SIFF is all about.
Maybe the best way to accomplish these unions is for there to be a source of funding (or loans) that dangles a five-year package of money and real estate -- but only if the merger takes place.
Cities see their role as making culture widely available to everyone without imposing stiff ticket prices.
Arts organizations spawned in these boom years may have outpaced the audiences or the sources of revenue. Do we now have too many mouths to feed?
For decades, for centuries, women have created a wealth of music—Baroque, Classical, Romantic, and contemporary.
So much of Italian culture and artistry is like the proverbial peeling of an onion. The more layers you remove, the more you find beneath.
The latest setback in this long saga happened earlier this month when an effort to modify the legislative permission to impose a 0.1 percent increase in sales taxes died in the House Finance committee.
Whenever an organization is having problems – as this one clearly is – it's helpful as a reporter to step back to consider how a successful, well-run organization might respond in the situation. Then you compare it against what the actual response is.
David advised poets to take acting classes and study music. He said, “Control volume, pitch, register, tension, tempo, dynamics, and color as if you were a singer.”
Symphony supporters have had some lovely distractions from the twin menaces of cabal and COVID during the darkest days of the year over the Holidays.
Yes, music directors quit all the time, but virtually never in the middle of a season and, in the modern era, not effective immediately.
In his director's role, Fuller hired local artists to hang pictures and do odd jobs. He was an early patron for Northwest artists including Kenneth Callahan, Morris Graves, Guy Anderson, Helmi Juvonen, William Cummings, and Mark Tobey.
What's next? Will I suddenly discover that the city's resident Marxist has a taste for Dutch Babies and Fran's chocolates? That she's bought a copy of Hillary Clinton's best seller?
When sounds fails one in the concert hall, the mind is left to wander.
Much of the delight of Paul Hayden Kirk’s designs is in the details. Many projects are modest and inexpensive buildings, yet they incorporate astounding custom wood craftsmanship and are surrounded by glorious landscapes created by an ensemble of talented designers Kirk selected.
EastHUB's initiatives might be a way for Bellevue to advance beyond the elusive dream of a major concert hall and build in a more dispersed, diverse community scenario.
I felt as if I had been strapped to a platform and slowly driven through one of sculptor Richard Serra’s immense steel plate installations, with my eyes fixed three inches from its surface, the better to appreciate every noble rusty nuance.
At the end of Beyond Ballet, PNB’s second live program under current live-performance COVID rules, my date and I joined the hearty applause for...
Carry your impression of the couple with you as you view the remarkable assembly of art works which were their everyday home environment. You’ll find connections between artists and images you’d otherwise miss.
The choreography is fluid, flexible, constantly folding, an interaction of equal mutual forces embodied by undifferentiated partnering as unlike the polar gender opposition of classical ballet as imaginable.
Many listeners have attended for decades and are deeply knowledgeable about what they’re hearing. They don’t by any means expect to love everything; indeed, they can get as excited about the music they hate as about the performances they thrill over. The biggest crime in Ojai is not a misfire but a performance or piece of music that fails to provoke reaction.
Though he was never a fan of the egotistical desire to build the world’s tallest building, he saw some recompense in the fact that sending the towers into the air would create room for a large plaza at the base that would grant relief from the dense urban fabric of Lower Manhattan.
The beloved Proms concerts this year invite back audiences and have expanded the stage to accommodate full-size orchestras. Bravo!
The show everybody is watching this summer is a 9-hour, 10-installment limited series in which class and ethnicity and gender are the raw material of everything we see, but the story told is a just one more fiendishly clever manipulation of our times’ inexorable submission to the superhero genre.
Various schemes were proposed to save the rock garden that the Walkers built, a mosaic landscape of river rock, lava rock, agates, thunder eggs, petrified wood, quartz, beach glass, and whatever else caught their eyes. The Walkers’ vision was at once exuberant and serene, outsider art without the dark side. But now it is mostly demolished.
The structural bones are still there, but the terminal has been opened up and modernized by popping the ceiling way up so the original structure is now a low-lying frame.