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  • Best Of 2011: P. Scott Cunningham

    Best Of 2011: P. Scott Cunningham
    Photo by Beth Black P. Scott Cunningham is the director of O, Miami,a county-wide poetry festival produced in conjunction with the Knight Foundation,and the author of Chapbook of Poems for Morton Feldman(Floating Wolf Quarterly, 2011). He is also the...
  • Still and Moving Lines: Wesleyan celebrates the life and career of composer Alvin Lucier

    Still and Moving Lines: Wesleyan celebrates the life and career of composer Alvin Lucier
    This weekend, Wesleyan University will host an array of events paying tribute to composer Alvin Lucier, who retired from the faculty in July after 40 years of teaching. Even if you aren’t familiar with Lucier’s work, you’d be challenged...
  • The viola sings out

    Google "viola joke" and you'll be rewarded with thousands, an afternoon's worth of hilarity at the expense of one of the most expressive sound producing machines ever conjured up. Here's a popular example: What's the difference between a viola and a...
  • Review: Mexican pianist Ana Cervantes honors Juan Rulfo

     
    Juan Rulfo was -- Susan Sontag notes in her introduction to his novel ???Pedro P??ramo??? -- a man of many silences. The great Mexican writer and seminal influence on Latin American literature in the second half of the 20th century......
  • Music review: 'Einstein' at the beach

     
    So “Baby Einstein” won’t make your kids smarter after all. Last week, the Walt Disney Co. confessed that plopping kids in front of its video does not count as instant education and offered to refund gullible parents their money. But......
  • Critic's notebook: 'Shutter Island' as a new-music haven

     
    The trailers at the cineplex the other day included the usual summer blockbuster suspects showing off their special effects -- one cartoonish morph after another after another. Every soundtrack was loaded down with the same super-deep, but sonically...
  • Frank Denyer and the sounds of silence

     
    English composer Frank Denyer, the subject of my Calendar profile, speaks eloquently about how he uses silence in his music. He's also a first-rate raconteur. Denyer also is scheduled to appear Sunday at 11 a..m at the Goethe- Institut for......
  • Music review: Finally, a party for Betty Freeman

     
    The first major music news of 2009 was the death on Jan. 4 of the great patron Betty Freeman at 87 in Beverly Hills. Modern music would not be what it is today without her. She commissioned hundreds of new......