Today’s collection includes who’d-a-thought financial lessons from Downton Abbey, insights into Jackie O being brought to the stage, another state of the Arts update from DC, and words of warning on vitamin supplements from Australia.
After years of crouching, arts ed is raising its hand again—Washington Post
Camelot’s Widow, Without Mythology—New York Times
Money Lessons From ‘Downton Abbey’—Wall Street Journal
It can’t hurt, right? Wrong–Sydney Morning Herald
The short list, for those who’ve been a bit busy…
After going through our usual roundup from major newspapers around the world, here are suggestions for the first lazy Sunday in July. Continue reading Sunday Salon
It’s that time again in England. Audience members come from all over the world to watch opera at Glyndebourne. Now we can all do so, without leaving home. Continue reading Sunday Salon: Glyndebourne
As many countries are about to change to summer timing, eliminating an hour of everyone’s precious time, we thought an early Salon might be appropriate. Continue reading Sunday Salon
Today’s Salon features artists from Australia, London, and North America. Enjoy! Continue reading Sunday Salon
Assorted links for your information ~ Continue reading Sunday Salon
Interesting editorial from Dr. Christopher Allen, national art critic for The Australian, suggesting “an act of resistance to dehumanisation.” Continue reading Sunday Salon
Yours truly loves a beautiful book, and paper that’s a pleasure to write upon.
Thus, was delighted to read this in The Washington Post.
Also of note today in this article about a Broadway producer working with high school students. Their subtitle is ‘ Shakespeare meets “Jersey Shore.”’
PBS’s Masterpiece Contemporary had an interesting show, “Page Eight,” with Bill Nighy.
Yours truly got hooked on British actors after discovering what interesting things they do with voice and body to portray a character. A chance to view this actor in a straight, good-guy part, wasn’t to be missed. Interesting to hear and see how he used facial mannerisms and vocal effects in his characterization.
Interesting NPR bit also about Nighy, and Mr. Nighy’s site.
More about the Robin Hood Tax.
Wonder why we don’t hear about this across the pond…
Interesting article in today’s Washington Post about birthing new plays & associated issues.
Artist Georgia O’Keeffe
“Nobody sees a flower, really — it is so small — we haven’t time, and to see takes time…”
Learning to sing also takes time.
Scroll down in the Wiki article for online examples of her works.
PBS’s American Masters series
Reviewed an old VHS copy of Juilliard lately.
Excellent, but not yet available on DVD.