Lasch—Of Valor, Chivalry, and Brains

Christopher Lasch The Revolt of the Elites (1995) The upper middle class, the heart of the new professional and managerial elites, is defined, apart from its rapidly rising income, not so much by its ideology as by a way of life that distinguishes it, more and more unmistakably, from the rest of the population. Even its feminism—that is, its commitment to the two-career family—is a matter more of practical necessity than of political conviction. Efforts to define a "new class" composed of pub...
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Unomoralez makes outstanding Pixel Art

There's a treasure trove of awesome pixel art to be found on unomoralez :: supernature!.  Uno Maralez makes pixel art reminiscent of vintage Mac Paint art, as well as moving image loops that are a blast to look through. I'd love to own a zine or book of this artwork. — Read the rest
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Mr. Bitchin is a 2013 documentary about the extraordinary painter Robert Williams

You can watch this full documentary about artist Robert Williams, Mr. Bitchin, on YouTube for free. This 2013 film takes a deep look into the story of painter and cartoonist Robert Williams. Williams is the founder of Juxtapoz magazine and one of the artists who produced and drew for the classic underground comic book series Zap Comix. — Read the rest
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Mary Ellen Poole discusses student leadership and faculty representation

Mary Ellen Poole, Carnegie Mellon University’s Dean of the College of Fine Arts, talks about increasing faculty representation and student leadership.
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Director of Artist/Patron/Corporate Relations, Marketing, Community Engagement & Next Generation Initiatives

East Carolina University Vacancy #: 001445Recruitment Range: Commensurate with QualificationsClosing Date: Open Until FilledOrganizational Unit Overview SCHOOL OF MUSIC AND THE FOUR SEASONS CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL: The School of Music, in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, has an enrollment of over 250 music majors and minors with over 60 faculty and staff. Now in its 22nd Season, The Four Seasons Chamber Music Festival brings internationally renowned musicians to North Carol...
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Director–The Hartt School Community Division

The Hartt School at the University of Hartford is seeking a new Director for its Community Division. The Hartt School’s Community Division has a 100-year history of providing high-quality training in the performing arts to the surrounding Hartford, Connecticut region. The Hartt School Community Division is a national model for community schools on university campuses and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Music and the National Association of Schools of Dance. Our innovative...
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On my radar: Adjoa Andoh’s cultural highlights

The actor on her hopes for Brixton’s new theatre, an offbeat western and the sophistication of African artAdjoa Andoh was born in Bristol in 1963 and grew up in Wickwar, Gloucestershire. A veteran stage actor, she starred in His Dark Materials at the National Theatre and in the title role of an all-women of colour production of Richard II at the Globe in 2019. On TV, Andoh plays Lady Danbury in Bridgerton, which returns next year, and she will appear in season two of The Witcher on Netflix from ...
Tags: Books, Photography, London, Podcasts, Fiction, Theatre, Society, Psychiatry, Netflix, Culture, Art and design, Television & radio, Stage, Bristol, Globe, Brixton

The Reflection Collection: A Round-Up

We are all about reflecting here at Theatrefolk. You’ll notice that the vast majority of exercises and lessons here and in the Drama Teacher Academy include an exit slip or reflection questions. Reflecting helps students in so many ways, including allowing them to pause, think about what they’ve learned, make sense of the material, and relate […]
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