The Lehman Trilogy - A complex tale made breathtakingly clear

Reviewed by Judd Hollander Told in what can best be described as a continual stream of consciousness, the Broadway play The Lehman Trilogy recounts the rise and fall of what would become a global financial institution. As seen through the eyes of those who made it possible - for better and for worse.  Winningly adapted by Ben Power from Stefano Massini's sprawling novel, the tale begins in 1844 when German immigrant Heyum Lehmann (Simon Russell Beale) steps off the boat in New York . He...
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DVORAK’S PROPHECY on NPR — Are the Arts Still a “Fit Topic” for Historians?

At the conclusion of the National Public Radio feature I’ve produced about “The Fate of Black Classical Music,” Jenn White
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Natalie Butler talks about the development of teaching artists

Natalie Butler, Dean of Learning and Teaching at People’s Music School, shares about the importance of professional development for teaching artists!
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Up to 70% Off Christmas Trees at Michaels!

Hurry, there is a a great Michael’s deal on Christmas Trees. Michael’s Get up to 70% Off Christmas Trees! Free Shipping $49+ A few of the tree deals:   4ft. Pre-Lit Riverside Pine Artificial Christmas Tree, Clear Lights by Ashland $19.99 (Reg. $39.99) 7.5ft. Pre-Lit Augusta Pine Artificial Christmas Tree, Color Changing LED Lights by Ashland... Read More
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Howardena Pindell: ‘I could have died – that’s when I decided to express my opinion in my work’

The African American artist has been making powerful, political work since the late 70s. As a new exhibition in Edinburgh shows, she still has plenty to sayHowardena Pindell’s art can seem as if it were made by two separate people. There are the huge canvases where stencilled dots or tiny, hole-punched discs of paper amass like drifts of leaves, which she began making while working as MoMA’s first African American curator in 1970s New York. And then there’s the work that has challenged social in...
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Concept Car : Air4 la Renault 4L volante

Quand Renault décide de rendre hommage à son modèle emblématique 4L, les choses ne sont pas faites à moitié… Une collection complète de modèles sont alors repensés, déclinés, extrapolés par différents créatifs et designers. On notera à travers ces hommages, des versions inspirantes comme celle du designer français Mathieu Lehanneur baptisée Suite N°4 et depuis quelques heures maintenant le modèle AIR4. Oui oui, nous parlons bien d’une 4L volante, une réinterprétation hommage à ces 60 années d’e...
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The stars with Down’s syndrome lighting up our screens: ‘People are talking about us instead of hiding us away’

From Line of Duty to Mare of Easttown, a new generation of performers are breaking through. Meet the actors, models and presenters leading a revolution in representationIn the middle of last winter’s lockdown, while still adjusting to the news of their newborn son’s Down’s syndrome diagnosis, Matt and Charlotte Court spotted a casting ad from BBC Drama. It called for a baby to star in a Call the Midwife episode depicting the surprising yet joyful arrival of a child with Down’s syndrome in 60s Lo...
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Current Events: Diversity in Theatre Lesson

The following lesson was created for students to discover, appreciate, and display respect for diverse, real-life issues and events in the theatre world. It can be done live in class, assigned as homework, or as part of distance learning. You may wish for students to submit this as a written assignment or create an oral […]
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