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Lou Reed Concert Film Berlin Streaming Free Online for the Next Week Last laughs can be sweet, and according to music journalist, Anthony DeCurtis, his friend, the late Lou Reed, “reveled” in the critical drubbing that greeted his 3rd solo album, 1973’s Berlin. Not immediately, however. Berlin, which followed hard on the heels of Reed’s widely adored Transformer, had a painful, protracted delivery. This was due in part due to RCA execs getting cold feet about releasing Reed’s grim concept record as a double albu...
Tags: Google, Music, Film, College, Berlin, New York City, Theatre, Brooklyn, New York Times, Andy Warhol, Rolling Stone, ANN, Lou Reed, Nancy, Cornell University, Lola

Down but never out

The Athenians were in a panic in 490 (all dates BC). A Persian army had landed at Marathon, on the coastline east of Athens, intent on capturing the city and even conquering all Greece. The Athenians sent for help to other Greek cities, but only Plataea (in Boeotia) responded. Thus, a predominantly Athenian army faced the enemy—and won. The famous battle of Marathon was Athens’ coming of age as a military power; a decade later its navy helped to block another Persian invasion (led by Xerxes), a ...
Tags: Europe, Books, Featured, Greece, History, Rome, Egypt, Macedonia, Athens, Roma, Cleopatra, Pompey, Philip, Alexander, Ancient Rome, Antony

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Favorite Opera Recordings (and Her First Appearance in an Opera)

U.S. Supreme Court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death has thrown an unbearably fraught political year into further disarray, a fact that has sadly overshadowed memorialization of her inspiring life and career. Ginsburg was a personal hero for millions of activists and students—from grade school to law school; an icon casually identified by her initials by those who felt like they knew her. “For many women, and many girls,” Sheryl Gay Stolberg writes in a New York Times tribute, her loss...
Tags: Google, Music, Politics, London, Justice, College, Chicago, Vienna, Current Affairs, New York Times, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Barber, London Symphony Orchestra, Verdi, The New Yorker, Mozart

Ancient Greeks devised a way to fight disinformation

Sophists were more interested in arriving at practical truths through rhetoric than an absolute Truth (Sophia).Their techniques were heavily criticized by Aristotle, Plato, and Socrates. Asha Rangappa and Jennifer Mercieca write that Sophist techniques are particularly useful for recognizing and fighting disinformation. Octavian had a bone to pick with Mark Antony. The latter claimed the Eastern Roman Empire as he moved in with his lover, Cleopatra. Octavian wasn't having it. He read Antony's ...
Tags: Politics, Media, Democracy, Government, Senate, Nazis, America, Cnn, Rome, George Bush, Innovation, Philosophy, Truth, Trump, Derek, Yale University

John Macurdy, Who Sang 1,001 Performances At Met Opera, Dead At 91

“While he did take star turns, his many ‘comprimario’ roles, as opera’s supporting roles are known, increased his performance total to sixth among basses in Met history. He sang 62 roles with the company.” He also performed in six major world premieres at various houses, including Samuel Barber’s Antony and Cleopatra at the opening of the new Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center in 1966. – Yahoo! (AP)
Tags: Art, People, Lincoln Center, Cleopatra, Antony, Metropolitan Opera House, Samuel Barber, 05.13.20, John Macurdy

Review Roundup: National Theatre's Streaming Production of ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA - What Did the Critics Think?

The National Theatre's production ofAntonyandCleopatra, directed by Simon Godwin, streamed online last weekend. Read the reviews for the stream here [Author: Review Roundups]
Tags: Theatre, Antony, Review Roundups, Simon Godwin

Shakespeare’s Work Was Repeatedly Interrupted By The Plague. Where Is It In His Plays?

The theatre historian J. Leeds Barroll III, who carefully sifted through the surviving records, concluded that in the years between 1606 and 1610—the period in which Shakespeare wrote and produced some of his greatest plays, from “Macbeth” and “Antony and Cleopatra” to “The Winter’s Tale” and “The Tempest”—the London playhouses were not likely to have been open for more than a total of nine months. It is all the more striking, then, that in his plays and poems Shakespeare almost never directly ...
Tags: Art, London, Theatre, Shakespeare, Antony, 05.07.20, J Leeds Barroll III

VIDEO: National Theatre's ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA Will Stream This Weekend; Tune in Here!

The National Theatre's production of Antony and Cleopatra will be available to stream this weekend The production is directed by Simon Godwin. [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Cleopatra, Antony, BWW News Desk, Simon Godwin

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in May 2020

BritBox Unveils What’s Coming to the Streamer in May 2020 BritBox, the subscription streaming service from BBC Studios and ITV offering the biggest collection of streaming British television in North America, has unveiled its May slate! Next month’s titles include the exclusive premiere of the original series A Confession starring Emmy winner Martin Freeman (Fargo, Sherlock, Black Panther), as well as all 37 adaptations from BBC’s Shakespeare Collection and more. Check out the full May slate ...
Tags: UK, England, TV, Movies, Samsung, Bbc, Athens, TV News, Streaming, Denmark, Cavendish, Venice, North America, Norman, Verona, Mallorca

Anthony’s Goods Food Product FREE for Seniors (65+)

Antony’s Good Foods is giving away FREE Product for Seniors (65+). Send a free bag of their products to your senior loved ones! First 5,000 requests will be honored Anthony’s Good Foods... Click to read more...
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Shakespeare in lockdown: did he write King Lear in plague quarantine?

Pestilence was rife in the Bard’s time, closing theatres and ravaging life. Did he write his bleak, desperate drama while self-isolating? We sift the evidence While those of us stuck in self-isolation or working from home watch TikTok videos and refresh liveblogs, a meme has been going around that claims Shakespeare made use of being quarantined during the plague to write King Lear. The Bard supposedly took advantage of the Globe’s lengthy closure to get on top of his writing in-tray – coming up...
Tags: Theatre, Society, Culture, Stage, William Shakespeare, John, Avon, Shakespeare, Social history, Cleopatra, Macbeth, Stratford, Bard, Antony, King Lear, Bubonic plague

Isaac Newton Conceived of His Most Groundbreaking Ideas During the Great Plague of 1665

Whether you’ve volunteered to self-quarantine, or have done so from necessity, health experts worldwide say home is the best place to be right now to reduce the spread of COVID-19. For some this means layoffs, or remote assignments, or an anxious and indefinite staycation. For others it means a loss of safety or resources. No matter how much choice we had in the matter, there are those among us who harbor ambitious fantasies of using the time to finally finish labors of love, whether they be cr...
Tags: Google, Facebook, London, Washington Post, College, History, Netflix, Physics, Atlantic, Cambridge, Isaac Newton, Algeria, Shakespeare, Albert Camus, Cambridge University, The Washington Post

CULTIVATED: Layoffs at Greenlane Holdings, big law is coming for cannabis, and more

Welcome to Cultivated, our weekly newsletter where we're bringing you an inside look at the deals, trends, and personalities driving the multibillion-dollar global cannabis boom. Sign up here to get it in your inbox every week. If you want a discount to BI Prime to read our stories, sign up here! Happy Friday,  Hope everybody is washing their hands for at least 20 seconds these days... The biggest piece of cannabis industry news this week was perhaps Canopy Growth's closure of its two, multim...
Tags: US, Trends, Unilever, Bank Of America, Canada, SEC, Jeremy, British Columbia, Buddy Media, Ontario, Cbc, Antony, SPAC, DPA, Lipton, Dorsey Whitney

BTS’ Latest Power Move Is Connecting People Through Major Works of Public Art

Is it a web? A nest? A trap? According to British sculptor Antony Gormley, the new public art installation at New York’s Brooklyn Bridge Park Pier 3 is all of the above. “New York Clearing,” which opened to the public on Feb. 5 and will remain on display through March 27, is one of five site-specific projects helmed by K-pop supergroup BTS. Technically, it’s part of promotion for the group’s hotly-anticipated upcoming album, Map of the Soul: 7, out later in February. But the art is meant to...
Tags: Art, Music, New York, London, News, Berlin, New York City, Uncategorized, Seoul, Antony Gormley, Antony, Lee, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Gormley, Thomas Arnold, Roy Rochlin

In Montreal, Egyptian Mummies, in 3-D, Have Secrets to Share

Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives is the new exhibition at the Museum of Fine Arts in Montreal, done with the collaboration of the British Museum. We have a good macro-understanding of ancient Egypt through its architecture, art, economics, and culture from the early dynastic period (3100 b.c. to 2686 b.c.) to the Roman period (30 b.c. — the fall of Antony and Cleopatra — to a.d. 395). Elusive, though, are the particulars of everyday existence such as life span, health, diet, aging, and ...
Tags: New York, Science, London, Boston, Britain, Egypt, House, Montreal, Vermont, Cleopatra, Walt Disney, Luxor, Antony, Maurice Denis, Roman Empire, Karnak

To make laziness work for you, put some effort into it

We are being lazy if there's something that we ought to do but are reluctant to do because of the effort involved. We do it badly, or do something less strenuous or less boring, or just remain idle. In other words, we are being lazy if our motivation to spare ourselves effort trumps our motivation to do the right or best or expected thing – assuming, of course, we know what that is.In the Christian tradition, laziness, or sloth, is one of the seven deadly sins because it undermines society and G...
Tags: Productivity, Motivation, Sleep, Failure, Time, Happiness, Research, Genetics, Innovation, William Shakespeare, Victoria, Melbourne, Albert Camus, General Electric, Oscar Wilde, Antony

5 Books for Middle Grade Nonfiction Fans

I am a lifelong nonfiction lover. When I was a kid, I read a lot of biographies, mostly because there weren't very many accessible science titles for curious young readers. At least I couldn't find them in my local library. Kids these days have access to so many terrific nonfiction titles and series. The middle grade STEM and other books I've run across (and read) in the last few years have impressed me on several levels. First, the science books tackle important subjects like conservati...
Tags: Books, Hollywood, Australia, China, Disney, America, Siri, Anthony, Chris, Antony, Delft, Bambi, NonFiction, Beth F, HMH Books for Young Readers, Tyrus Wong

Arrived Des Alouettes

Arrived here on site yesterday greeted very well by Antony and Jolande who remembered us from the past few years. Even said do you want your normal pitch Went shopping and chilled out for the rest of the day.Today decided to go to ChalucetL
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Stage Royalty Joined, and Separated, by Apartheid

South African actors John Kani and Antony Sher reunite for a play that explores how attitudes have, and haven’t changed, in the 25 years since democracy.
Tags: News, John, Theater, Antony Sher, Kani, Antony, Royal Shakespeare Co, Sher, Actors and Actresses, John Kani, Stratford-upon-Avon (England, Kunene and the King (Play, Fugard Theater

What use are moths?

Steve on one of the mothing Facebook groups told us he gave a talk about moths and was asked if we had any use for them. Other than making silk from silk worms (the larvae, or caterpillars, of the domestic silkmoth, Bombyx morihe) was at a loss to suggest any purpose to moths other than their role in the wider concept of life on earth and diversity and all that. He posed the question on the group and was offered quite a few reasons to be cheerful when it comes to moths. Shaun suggested that peo...
Tags: Facebook, Europe, China, Steve, Matthew, Antony, Martin, Stewart, PAUL, Shaun, Sciencebase, Roly

Dark Was The Night Turns 10

Indie had a big year in 2009. As the first decade of the century drew to a close, there was a slew of major releases from the genre's dominant, or very-soon-to-be-dominant, names. The year kicked off with Animal Collective's Merriweather Post Pavilion, still regarded as their masterpiece and a pivotal indie release overall. More »
Tags: Music, My Morning Jacket, Sufjan Stevens, Andrew Bird, Arcade Fire, Beirut, Yo La Tengo, Beach House, Conor Oberst, The Decemberists, Bon Iver, David Byrne, Feist, Yeasayer, The Anniversary, Bryce Dessner

Valentine’s Day: A watered-down pagan Lupercalia

Modern Valentine's Day is a far more restrained version of the pagan holiday it replaced. During Lupercalia, Romans got naked, drunk, and there was whipping involved. Romantic cards? How about simulated penetration? None There's hardly a warmer or fuzzier holiday than Valentine's Day each February 14. It was created in 496 by Pope Gelasius I, or maybe Felix III according to historian T.P. Wiseman. Among those who helped reshape it into a day of romance were Chaucer and Shakespeare, and after H...
Tags: Sex, Religion, History, Rome, Christianity, Innovation, Archaeology, Mars, Shakespeare, Valentine, Antony, FELIX, Julius Caesar, St Valentine, Romulus, Caesar

Researchers seek fuller picture of first Africans in America

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first Africans to arrive in North America were so little noted by history that many are known today by only their first names: Antony and Isabella, Angelo, Frances and Peter. Almost 400 years ago, they were kidnapped and forcibly sailed across the ocean aboard three slave ships — the San Juan […]
Tags: News, Washington, America, Ap, Nation, North America, San Juan, Antony, Isabella Angelo Frances, Peter Almost

5 Practical Travel Tips for Those Looking to Visit Egypt

It’s been a difficult few years for Egypt. A period of civil unrest in both the country and the wider region, coupled with the threat of terrorism, has seen tourist flights to the country suspended for extended periods, with a devastating impact on the Egyptian economy. Happily, there have been recent signs of improvement, with tourist routes opened up once more, and travel warnings removed in most places. With Egypt officially open for business to tourists once more, it’s the ideal time to pla...
Tags: Travel, UK, America, Egypt, Middle East, Nile, Cleopatra, Destinations, Tutankhamun, Giza, Antony, Valley, US Dollars

5 Practical Tips for Travelers To Egypt

It’s been a difficult few years for Egypt. A period of civil unrest in both the country and the wider region, coupled with the threat of terrorism, has seen tourist flights to the country suspended for extended periods, with a devastating impact on the Egyptian economy. Happily, there have been recent signs of improvement, with tourist routes opened up once more, and travel warnings removed in most places. With Egypt officially open for business to tourists once more, it’s the ideal time to pla...
Tags: Travel, UK, America, Egypt, Middle East, Nile, Cleopatra, Destinations, Tutankhamun, Giza, Antony, Valley, US Dollars

11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week (Feb. 1-7)

LOS ANGELES COUNTY ‘Accidental Death of an Anarchist’ After an accused railway station bomber “accidentally” falls out of a police station window, a man pushes for the truth. When: Through March 9. Where: The Actors’ Gang Theatre, 9070 Venice Blvd., Culver City. Tickets: $25-$50. Information:  310-838-4264, ‘Antony and Cleopatra’ A staged reading of Shakespeare’s tragedy featuring Joely Fisher, Harry Hamlin, Tony Amendola, Jamison Jones and Michele Greene to benefit the Shakes...
Tags: London, Disney, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Stephen Sondheim, Shakespeare, Memphis, Martin Luther King Jr, Cleopatra, Venus, Leonard Nimoy, Pittsburgh, Valentine, Southern California, Wilson

No, Archaeologists Have Not Found the Tomb of Antony and Cleopatra

Over the past two weeks, numerous media reports have claimed that a team led by archaeologist Zahi Hawass is on the verge of discovering the tomb of Mark Antony and Cleopatra VII at a site in Egypt called "Taposiris Magna." But alas, the "pair so famous" has yet to be discovered. Hawass, Egypt's former minister of antiquities, told Live Science that the news reports are false. "This is completely false information; [there is] nothing found at all about the tomb," Hawass told Live Science. ...
Tags: Science, Rome, Egypt, Cleopatra, Alexandria, Antony, Martinez, Alexander the Great, Suetonius, Mark Antony, Plutarch, Hawass, Zahi Hawass, Octavian, Actium, Hawass Egypt

Man Struck By Car In C’ville Attack Testifies In White Nationalist’s Trial

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — No one disputes James Alex Fields Jr. plowed his car into a crowd of counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Virginia last year, killing a woman and injuring dozens more. The only question, jurors were told Thursday, is why did he do it? During opening statements at his murder trial, prosecutors and defense lawyers painted two starkly different pictures of what prompted Fields — a 21-year-old reputed Hitler admirer — to drive his gray Dodge Challenger into...
Tags: News, Virginia, Defense, Hitler, Charlottesville, Adolf Hitler, James, Antony, Martin, Hill, Robert E Lee, Va AP, Dodge Challenger, Heyer, Marcus Martin, John Hill

Julietta Singh's Playlist for Her Book "No Archive Will Restore You"

In the Book Notes series, authors create and discuss a music playlist that relates in some way to their recently published book. Previous contributors include Jesmyn Ward, Lauren Groff, Bret Easton Ellis, Celeste Ng, T.C. Boyle, Dana Spiotta, Amy Bloom, Aimee Bender, Heidi Julavits, Hari Kunzru, and many others. Julietta Singh's No Archive Will Restore You is a brilliant and thought-provoking combination of memoir, poetry, and theory. In her own words, here is Julietta Singh's Book Notes ...
Tags: Music, David, Sia, Isa, John, Brian Eno, Bon Iver, Kehlani, Antony, Julien Baker, Atomic Books Comics Preview, Winnipeg, Brooklyn New York, Julien, Richmond Virginia, Silas

BPD searching for strongarm robbery suspect

BPD is asking for the public's help in identifying a woman they say was involved in a strongarm robbery at the Marshalls in South Bakersfield. According to BPD, on October 15, a woman entered into the Marshalls located at 3008 Ming Avenue where she selected and concealed several items of value. The suspect attempted to exit without paying for the items and was confronted by an employee. BPD says the suspect then assaulted the employee and fled from the store.The suspect is described as a His...
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