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It's the antidote to the consumerism and cynicism that define our culture.
Artists can open a space of possibility in politics, but their role is problematic—and not always positive.
By providing free instruments, we use music to help rehabilitate prison inmates.
My Tante Rezia was a patron of the arts, one of those silent supporters that every family, every artist, has and needs but rarely acknowledges.
Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained; Béla Tarr’s The Turin Horse
Nathan Englander’s play, The Twenty-Seventh Man, focuses on the moment that Yiddish culture in Russia died a sudden and unnatural death.
Can recordings of classical music ever be in concert with concert hall performances?
Ayana Mathis’s The Twelve Tribes of Hattie; Andrey Platonov’s Happy Moscow
The European émigré who became a philosopher of American cinema.
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