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Inside the cage: The writing on the wall

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 06.02.2016 | World
Yehia Ghanem

In the third installment of Chronicle of a caged journalist, Egyptian war correspondent Yehia Ghanem explores the physical and psychological cages tha...

Chronicles of a Caged Journalist: A Trial Without a Case

Yehia Ghanem | Posted 05.21.2017 | World
Yehia Ghanem

A suburb of Cairo, Egypt - March 2012 I turned around angrily and grabbed the police officer's arm, almost twisting it. There was no need to push me ...

Interview With MoMA Curator David Platzker About the New Exhibition on John Cage

Joel Garten | Posted 04.21.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

The uniting of the worlds of visual art and music is a trend that is getting a boost from a major new exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, focusing on the composer John Cage and his monumental -- and some would say notorious -- work, titled 4'33".

Final Response on 'The Put On of the Century, or the Cage Centenary'

Daniel Asia | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
Daniel Asia

We may wish to belittle, deny, evade, deprecate, or run away from the delineation of best/better/bad/awful, in that it involves making judgments of quality. But we must sooner or latter come to grips with this hard reality, or else our lives and commitment to Music cease to be serious.

The Put On of the Century, or the Cage Centenary

Daniel Asia | Posted 03.05.2013 | Arts
Daniel Asia

Let me make a bold proposition in this regard. Music appeals to the mind, emotions, and body. It unites these three aspects of man in a way that perhaps no other art form does.