Gary Steuer has written a thoughtful and provocative blog post on the impact of being an art worker on actually appreciating the arts.
Wendy Perron has a thoughtful blog post on the Dance Magazine website about young choreographers who blog about the process of making dances. She says: There’s an annoying new trend of blogging about the process of making a dance. I am not talking about Tere O’Connor, who writes very considered contemplations about dance making, based … Continue reading
Culturebot Contributor Timothy Braun has Five Questions for Michelle Laflamme-Childs, Director of the Residency Program at the Santa Fe Art Institute.
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apropos of my other post on why “live’ matters: A four-year study by cognitive neuroscientists from seven universities has released new data about the impact of arts study on the brain. Among other specifics, the research shows that music training extends working and long-term memory, and that it aids both reading and geometry skills in … Continue reading
You may have noticed that several of the past few posts referenced recent articles about the impact of the information age on cognition. Basically, they argue that we are thinking in a more scattered way, a shallower way, one that is characterized by distractibility. Those of you who follow this blog know this is something … Continue reading
Alastair Macaulay gives Unrelated Solos a mostly good review. However, he misattributes text by Will Eno to Brian Eno. Someone should drop him a line and let him know.
Just got back from the Intersections with Art and Performance panel discussion at MESTC. It was a really fascinating panel and discussion but we didn’t get to the one thing that always gets my goat, which is the disparity in valuation of live art performance and theater-as-performance. There is a huge infrastructure around museum culture … Continue reading
In 2010, EmcArts, the leading nonprofit provider of innovation services to the arts sector, will further advance its pioneering Innovation Lab for the Performing Arts, an immersion program for arts organizations, thanks to a generous $1.6 million grant from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF). EmcArts is pleased to partner with DDCF to deliver three more … Continue reading