Monthly Archives: August 2014

Field Mouse: Hold Still LifeHold Still Life (2014)

Hold Still Life is album that is cast in stone as one for the brokenhearted. It’s right up there with the collective of summer records that won’t be known (and subsequently, praised) for their optimism or upbeat tones, but, instead, … Continue reading

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Bonny Zanardi: Carolyn Jones depicts local and foreign landscapes

A show of recent landscapes by Menlo Park artist Carolyn Jones opens Monday at the Portola Art Gallery. A reception will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Sept. 6. Jones has created landscapes featuring some of her favorite California … Continue reading

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15 Must-See Modern Noirs (CLIPS)

The noir since 1960 is like pornography: it’s hard to describe, but you know it when you see it. With “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For” in theaters, it may be time to tackle the question more directly. To … Continue reading

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Final Days to See Rare Exhibition of Neo-Impressionist Portraiture at Only U.S …

Vincent van Gogh, Self-Portrait, 1887, oil on artist’s board, mounted on cradled panel. The Art Institute of Chicago, Joseph Winterbotham Collection. Photography © The Art Institute of Chicago. The Indianapolis Museum of Art has the finest Neo-Impressionist collection in America … Continue reading

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Wachner issues Boston-born compositions on CD

Julian Wachner — composer, conductor, keyboardist, teacher, and all-around musical polymath — is now best known as director of music and the arts at Trinity Wall Street, a New York church with an enviably robust music program, but he was … Continue reading

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Ramble with the Lady: Impressionism

Dale Bowman Ramble with the Lady: Mid-August, Vermont wool cap dark stormy night Continue reading. Article source: http://voices.suntimes.com/sports/ramble-with-the-lady-impressionism/

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“The Conformist”: An unsettling political masterpiece returns

The story proceeds in great leaps from one episode to another, many of them unrealistic or dreamlike. In fact, it’s not so much a sequence of episodes as a sequence of images: Clerici goes from the vast, empty spaces of … Continue reading

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Museum & Gallery Listings for Aug. 29-Sept. 4

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just a matter of time

To create the score for his film “Time Squared,” Ken Jacobs left his apartment in Tribeca, took the subway uptown to Times Square, walked around, got back on the subway and went home, all while recording the ambient sound of … Continue reading

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Probing Question: Why is Impressionist art so popular?

Imagine throngs of people standing in line for hours waiting to be let inside a room, and once they’ve gained admittance, pushing and elbowing each other to get a better view. Fans at a rock concert? Think again. This has … Continue reading

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