Recap as of 7/10/23: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. About this week Tech was everywhere in the news this week… even in the arts. If you haven’t heard about Threads, you’ve clearly been living under a rock. The tweet wars will wage for a while yet, and the cage fight … Read more

Recap as of 7/3/23: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. About this week Apologies for the delay this week — we use Feedly to organize many of our curated articles for this feature, and that platform was down for about eight hours yesterday, so I finally had to get some sleep. … Read more

Recap as of 6/26/23: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. About this week With news full of “coming soon” announcements and summer frolics, there’s certainly plenty to do, see and hear. The arts world also has a lot to say about change right now, with increasing diversity efforts and shifting attitudes… … Read more

Recap as of 6/19/23: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. Why “Recap” is back Longtime readers know that we’ve played with various ways of sharing arts-related news with you, and with varying degrees of success. While we know very well that our Listers have plenty of access to the news that … Read more

Arts in the Media: Recent round-up

We’ve handled our news round-ups in a variety of ways over the years, and readily admit that their release has been inconsistent at best. After careful consideration, we’re moving Arts in the Media to the blog, where it really belongs, and where it will be readily accessible b all who wish to keep up. Frequency … Read more

(Re-)discovering Frederic Rzewski

Sometimes a missed opportunity becomes a new challenge on its own. With the recent and sudden death of composer and pianist Frederic Rzewski, those of us in SoCal have proximal reason to mourn, as the titan was scheduled to be part of Piano Spheres’ upcoming season, and it would have been my first chance to … Read more

Can branding be encapsulated in a font?

This has been on my mind for the last several days, as a recent article by Fast Company seems like an encouraging foray into the business of classical music, but offers an awfully narrow scope of reporting within the piece. Check out Feb 10’s “Can branding save classical music?”, which we first encountered through this … Read more

Recap: News you mighta missed, 12/6/20 edition

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. Things to know It seems almost impossible that you might have missed this memefest entirely, but it seems clear that Christmas decor manufacturers may be considering a more careful look at the music notation they include in their tchotchkes. Facebook and … Read more

Music and results

Where does your approach to music lie? What kind of results do you expect from performance to performance? What kind of perfection are you expecting out of every recording? One of our favorite bloggers, Seth godin, speaks to two vantage points briefly and eloquently. Here’s Seth’s post: One difference between science and art | Seth’s … Read more

Recap: News you mighta missed

The world rarely arrives in sonata form… we could all use a good recap. New releases With Christmas listening and gift-giving so close at hand, this is the perfect time to pick up some new manifestations of holiday favorites. Don’t depend on radio and Spotify to fill your ears this season. Local entities have put … Read more

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