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Top Posts From AJBlogs For The Weekend Of 04.23.17

Metrics at the museum The Washington Post‘s Philip Kennicott decided to try visiting the popular Kusama exhibit at the Hirshhorn not as a critic, with all its special viewing privileges, but as an ordinary member of the public. The ... read more AJBlog: For What it’s Worth Published 2017-04-23 Recent Listening: Cuong Vu Plays Michael Gibbs Cuong Vu 4TET, Ballet (Rare Noise) Trumpeter Vu and three fellow Seattle adventurers explore pieces by Michael Gibbs. It was guitarist Bill Frisell’s idea to bring the British composer to the University ... read more AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2017-04-22 SHIFT — a weird PR gaffe Resuming my blog after a gap… I’m sorry that I said some provocative things about the SHIFT festival in DC, and then fell silent. I hadn’t planned that. But life intervened, taking me by surprise, ... read more AJBlog: Sandow Published 2017-04-21 Almanac: Igor Stravinsky on music critics “I had another dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears, as if they had stepped out of a painting by Goya.” Igor Stravinsky (interviewed in the Evening ... read more AJBlog: About Last Night Published 2017-04-21 Smart Move In Brooklyn A lot of people today are interested in “design.” Unless they are furnishing a home, not all that many are interested in “decorative arts.” They are, of course, fraternal if not identical twins. Yet decorative ... read more AJBlog: Real Clear Arts Published 2017-04-20

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