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Farrukh Dhondy | Chumocracy and the media: Web of friendships fuel UK power battles

Deccan Chronicle 30 Jul 2022
“The most difficult thing. Which I can never get right,”. The Rocket Scientist said,. “Is ironing the sleeves of a linen shirt ... The UK dare not do any of these, though the proposals of the current culture secretary, one Nadine Dories (who is culturally challenged and wouldn’t know Mozart from Mozarella or George from T.S ... Why?.

Hot and ready: A baker's dozen of Wilmington things to do this weekend

Star News 28 Jul 2022
Here are a few more ideas. ... At UNCW's Cultural Arts Building. Opera Wilmington resumes its performances of Mozart's most popular opera ... 7 p.m ... At University of North Carolina Wilmington’s Cultural Arts Building ... Music by Domenico Scarlatti, Robert Schumann (arranged by Franz Liszt), Francis Poulenc, Dave Brubeck, Mozart, Chopin, and Rachmaninoff.

Ramona Zaharia’s Carmen mesmerizes Istanbul opera-lovers

Anadolu Agency 28 Jul 2022
A rich-voiced mezzo-soprano Ramona Zaharia mesmerized Istanbul opera-lovers with her performance of French composer Georges Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen ... On playing Carmen, Zaharia said ... Keeping with tradition, the festival will close with a performance of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio on July 30 at the Ataturk Culture Center.

MDOC: String quartet performs classical music for prison inmates

Delta Democrat-Times 26 Jul 2022
The program included the classical works of Beethoven in addition to Bach and Mozart but there were some traditional gospel hymns and pop culture music performed, including movie scores from John Williams, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Alan Menken, and Hammerstein & Rodgers among other composers.

Classic Carmen taking the stage at Istanbul international opera festival

Anadolu Agency 26 Jul 2022
The 13th International Istanbul Opera Festival on Wednesday will stage French composer Bizet’s classic opera, Carmen ... Keeping with tradition, the festival will close with a performance of Mozart’s The Abduction from the Seraglio on July 30 at the Ataturk Culture Center ... .

How America is becoming more Southern, and why that might not be a good thing

New Bern Sun Journal 24 Jul 2022
In 1974, the historian John Egerton released "The Americanization of Dixie," in which he argued that the rest of the nation was becoming more and more like the South ... More. Opera Wilmington gives first performance since pandemic with Mozart's 'The Magic Flute' ... Tony Rivenbark, Wilmington cultural giant who made Thalian Hall a destination, dies at 74.

Here’s how you can celebrate Juneteenth across New York City

Metro USA 14 Jun 2022
The free outdoor celebration for New Yorkers of all ages, hosted in partnership with The Soapbox Presents, Ars Nova, Little Mozart Foundation, and The Door, will honor Black American culture ... The event will also offer a small marketplace of goods that express Black pride and culture.

Chuck Haga: Itasca State Park is a place to hide and feel safe

Grand Forks Herald 11 Jun 2022
ITASCA STATE PARK, MINN ... Or near $5 gas. Or cancer ... That’s me now, and I apologize profusely for my irresponsible former self. ADVERTISEMENT ... Columns ... As I motor along the Wilderness Drive, I listen to Bach and Mozart, not the news. I don’t want to dwell here on our murderous gun culture or Russia’s war or how much I’m spending on gas to come here ... .

Commentary: Why two theatrical extravaganzas bode well for the state of opera in L.A.

The Los Angeles Times 04 Jun 2022
The ensemble Salastina ends its season with performances at Caltech, the Colburn School and the Broad Stage of “OC fan Tutte,” Vid Guerrerio’s reimagining of Mozart’s “Così fan Tutte” through the lens of Orange County culture wars.

There’s no more leisurely way to travel through Europe than by train

The Irish Times 15 May 2022
Arlene Harris enjoying the views in Salzburg Just like Vienna, there is a cultured atmosphere in Salzburg ... Just like Vienna, there is a cultured atmosphere in Salzburg ... We were away for six days, but because of the diversity of the trip, the different locations, languages, culture and cuisine, it felt much longer.

How Beethoven inspired 50 years of cultural exchange between the US and China

The Observer 10 Apr 2022
China was at the height of the Cultural Revolution ... Until then, Tan had never known of Beethoven or Mozart, but he was deeply touched by the performance blasted from the loudspeaker ... Western high culture was reviled as “bourgeois”. Since the beginning of the Cultural Revolution in 1966, Mozart’s and Beethoven’s music had both been banned.

In 'The Neverland,' Mohegan playwright in residence at UI seeks to remake problematic classic

The News-Gazette 07 Apr 2022
The play centers on a Native American girl and some of her classmates at a school that resembles the ones that “were designed to remove the culture and language from native people,” she said ... Instead, most of the representations she saw of American Indians in theater and popular culture were stereotypical depictions.

Notes on Susan Sontag's Infamous Statement: "White Race Is the Cancer of Human History", by ...

The Unz Review 04 Apr 2022
The truth is that Mozart, Pascal, Boolean algebra, Shakespeare, parliamentary government, baroque churches, Newton, the emancipation of women, Kant, Marx, Balanchine ballets, et al, don’t redeem what this particular civilization has wrought upon the world ... Mozart did it his way, even truer of Beethoven and Wagner.

Don’t miss the 2022 Grammys: Here’s how to watch Sunday’s awards show

The Los Angeles Times 01 Apr 2022
Only a week after the Oscars, the 64th Grammy Awards is rounding up the biggest names in music this weekend for a night of recognition and performances ... Music. Foo Fighters drummer Taylor Hawkins dies at 50 ... Music ... are ‘becoming the people we wanted to see growing up.’ ... Six picks for weekend culture in L.A.. Mehta does Mozart, a salute to Queen and more.

What Pee-Wee Hermans’s Big Adventure Reveals About the Jewish Mindset, by Jung Freud

The Unz Review 31 Mar 2022
Rock and Roll unleashed youth culture, and social critics fretted that the boomers(and subsequent generations) would never grow out of their teen years ... In another 80s cultural artifact, AMADEUS the movie, Tom Hulce’s Mozart was like an androgynous MTV star, infantile and ‘gay’-ish, though not homosexual like Boy George.

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