PopMuse: Arts and Culture http://popmu.se Musings of stuff en-us Copyright 2007-2020 http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Download — where metal monsters rule the Earth https://www.ft.com/content/f6eccb8a-a3ea-11ea-a27c-b8aa85e36b7e https://www.ft.com/content/f6eccb8a-a3ea-11ea-a27c-b8aa85e36b7e Wed, 03 Jun 2020 04:00:26 UTC Arts Forty years since the inaugural festival, it’s still the defining event in the hard rock calendar http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Music, Social Media, Go Dark On Blackout Tuesday http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/R7OaBlLfesk/music-social-media-go-dark-on-blackout-tuesday.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/R7OaBlLfesk/music-social-media-go-dark-on-blackout-tuesday.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 22:01:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal Instagram and Twitter accounts, from top record label to everyday people, were full of black squares posted in response to the deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor. Most of the captions were blank, though some posted #TheShowMustBePaused, black heart emojis or encouraged people to vote Tuesday with seven states and the District […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ St. Paul’s Mayor on Violence in the Twin Cities https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/st-pauls-mayor-on-violence-in-the-twin-cities https://www.newyorker.com/news/q-and-a/st-pauls-mayor-on-violence-in-the-twin-cities Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:51:22 UTC Isaac Chotiner at The New Yorker June 8 & 15, 2020 Melvin Carter, the mayor of St. Paul, Minnesota, speaks to Isaac Chotiner about law-enforcement reforms, the role of police in communities, and protests in the Twin Cities over the death of George Floyd. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ How viral Instagram tributes to George Floyd use art to spread a movement http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/arts/~3/NKt-ID96xFU/george-floyd-instagram-art-tributes-portraits http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/latimes/entertainment/news/arts/~3/NKt-ID96xFU/george-floyd-instagram-art-tributes-portraits Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:30:01 UTC Makeda Easter at Arts Digital-art memorials to George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and other black victims of white violence are rallying cries for social justice. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Crowd-Based Opera Postpones Reopening http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/YJCgl5ELH-k/crowd-based-opera-postpones-reopening.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/YJCgl5ELH-k/crowd-based-opera-postpones-reopening.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:29:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal Crowds are essential to this moment — and, really, to opera as an art form. Choruses fill the stage; musicians cram into the orchestra pit; thousands of people sit shoulder to shoulder in the theater. The Metropolitan Opera, one of the world’s largest houses, seats an audience of nearly 4,000. And it would probably have […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Arts Organizations Look To Draw Down Their Endowments During Crisis http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/lhlDrSTM3eA/arts-organizations-look-to-draw-down-their-endowments-during-crisis.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/lhlDrSTM3eA/arts-organizations-look-to-draw-down-their-endowments-during-crisis.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 21:01:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal The Chicago Lyric Opera plans to spend $23 million from its $173 million endowment this year, almost triple what it typically takes. It canceled its season in March, furloughed staff and cut salaries, but is still facing a huge deficit. “This is an unprecedented situation,” said Anthony Freud, the Lyric’s general director. The Los Angeles […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Confederate Monuments Are Coming Down Amid Protests http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/cuOcgRZfZjQ/confederate-monuments-are-coming-down-amid-protests.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/cuOcgRZfZjQ/confederate-monuments-are-coming-down-amid-protests.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:30:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal Monday evening, in three Southern states—Florida, Alabama, and Virginia—protesters toppled graffiti-covered statues celebrating the former Confederate government that fought to uphold the institution of slavery, as crowds cheered. – The Daily Beast http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ The Extraordinary Art Of Christo and Jeanne-Claude http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/zDop-yp_bFY/the-extraordinary-art-of-christo-and-jeanne-claude.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/zDop-yp_bFY/the-extraordinary-art-of-christo-and-jeanne-claude.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 20:01:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal What he and Jeanne-Claude, his wife and collaborator, achieved was so different from the work of anyone else, and on such a huge scale—seventy-five hundred saffron-colored nylon “gates,” in Central Park; the Reichstag, in Berlin, and the Pont Neuf, in Paris, transformed by their cloth wrappings into monumental and sensuous sculptures—that it’s hard to believe […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Can My Online Choir Give Me What My Regular Choir Does? http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/ozl0rJsYKTY/can-my-online-choir-give-me-what-my-regular-choir-does.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/ozl0rJsYKTY/can-my-online-choir-give-me-what-my-regular-choir-does.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:32:00 UTC ArtsJournal at ArtsJournal I’m not yet sure how much my life will change without choir: without the paper cuts and warmups, the imagistic instructions from conductors (bite the apple, smell the rose, blow the birthday candle), the nonsense vowels (for learning) followed by foreign words (German, Italian, French) twisting in my mouth. The pauses, the frustrations. A dynamic […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/ Recreating The Acoustic J.S. Bach Worked In http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/zuArggBMcrs/recreating-the-acoustic-j-s-bach-worked-in.html http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/Artsjournal/~3/zuArggBMcrs/recreating-the-acoustic-j-s-bach-worked-in.html Tue, 02 Jun 2020 19:04:55 UTC ArtsJournal1 at ArtsJournal “As a composer, Bach would have been highly attuned to the effects of a church’s acoustics on the performance of music. He was known, for example, to have preferred composing for the Thomaskirche over Leipzig’s Nikolaikirche because he deemed it superior for choral music. Supported by an NEH grant and state-of-the-art computational methods, an interdisciplinary […] http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0/