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Enjoy The Silence

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.27.2012 | Arts

Museums are no strangers to silence; in fact, like clockwork, a hush enshrouds the institutions from the entrance, allowing for a viewer's maximum med...

John Cage, Buddhism And The Hymn Of Love

Kay Larson | Posted 09.11.2012 | Religion
Kay Larson

Suzuki warned his audiences that ego-delusions spread great suffering everywhere. Get yourself out of the way, Suzuki said. Empty your own mind to see the spaciousness that is your birthright.

John Cage's Quest For The True Music Of The Modern Age

AP | ANN LEVIN | Posted 07.04.2012 | Home

-- "Where the Heart Beats: John Cage, Zen Buddhism, and the Inner Life of Artists" (Penguin Press), by Kay Larson In August 1952 in a barn-turned-co...

Art After Dark At Art Museum of the Americas: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 24, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, MAY 24 1. Art After Dark At Art Museum of the Americas After hours admission to the museum with an open bar? Yep. This is good...

Poetry Is Everywhere With 'Dial-A-Poem'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.22.2012 | Arts

A new installation at the Museum of Art in New York, titled, "Dial-a-Poem" brings ecstatic poetry to you online or over the phone at any time of the d...

Nicolas Cage Tackles John Cage In Epic Video

Posted 04.11.2012 | Arts

Nicolas Cage is loved far and wide for his masterful combination of screaming and whispering. Yet even Nic knows when to shut his mouth and let magic ...

Jim Dine's Pop Art Pinocchio

Posted 03.22.2012 | Arts

Pinocchio tells the story of a wooden puppet who turns into a living boy. Jim Dine, an influential pop artist who has been actively working for over 5...

Nuit Blanche Is The Wildest Night Of The Year

Posted 02.23.2012 | Arts

Are you ready to stay up all night? For one night only, February 25, the city of Montreal turns into a living gallery, performance space and carnival....

PLAN ForYourArt: February 9-15

Bettina Korek | Posted 04.10.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Under the Big Black Sun features more than 130 artists working in an array of mediums and addresses the period in American art when modernism reached its end and a multiplicity of movements began to take shape.

A Man Of Few Notes

Posted 02.01.2012 | Arts

John Cage may seem like a strange choice for a series of tribute concerts at Juilliard, but those leading the effort say the avant-garde composer is r...

Looking Closer At Absence

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.11.2012 | Arts

Jennie C. Jones' works address absence. Yet instead of treating absence as pure lack, Jones explores its texture, its logic, its intention, its residu...

World's Longest Running Concert Turns 10

Posted 11.21.2011 | Home

The Associated Press HALBERSTADT, Germany — A decade and 11 chord changes in, what's billed as the world's longest concert is just getting going....

Fake Steve Jobs Book Becomes Bestseller

Andrew Losowsky | Posted 10.26.2011 | Books

A book supposedly by former Apple CEO Steve Jobs has become a bestseller in Taiwan, reports Dan Bloom on The Wrap blog. The book, called "Steve Pa...

The Eclipse Quartet and its Contemporary Cosmos

Rodney Punt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Rodney Punt

Less flamboyant than the Kronos and more feline than the Arditti, the Eclipse Quartet is L.A.'s answer to both.

CHOREOGRAPHER SPOTLIGHT: Catastrophe, God, And The Meaning Of Life: Sean Curran's Left Exit

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Seán Curran Company WHAT: Left Exit WHEN: October 27 - 29, 2010 WHERE: DeBartolo Performing Arts Center 100 Performing Arts Center Notre Dame...

CultureZohn: Ab Ex NY: A Contemporary Re-Telling of the Abstract Expressionist Tale Opens at MoMA

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

2010-09-30-rothpull.jpgOnce upon a time, a group of American artists fought to distinguish themselves from their European elders and peers. They took as their quest nothing less than re-inventing art.

Dog Ears Music: Born in September Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we feature music from Jerry Lee Lewis, Sonny Rollins, Memphis Slim, Patsy Cline, John Cage, and more.

The Most Culturally Radical Show on TV (and Sometimes One of the Cheesiest) is on Fox

Miles Mogulescu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Miles Mogulescu

When I want to spend an hour or two with the most culturally radical show on TV--a multi-racial, multi-cultural program where race, gender and sexual orientation truly don't seem to matter--I watch "So You Think You Can Dance".

Pina and Merce: Dance Visionaries Live On

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

They were planets apart, Pina Bausch and Merce Cunningham. But one year after both dance visionaries died -- she, suddenly, at a fully active 69, he at 90 -- Angelenos heard those giant footsteps resounding last week.

Leon Botstein and the American Symphony Orchestra Perform the Music of Henry Cowell

Albert Imperato | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Albert Imperato

It's Cowell's biography that pushes this concert into the realm of serious social importance. For four years he was imprisoned in San Quentin for homosexual relations with a consenting man.

Silent Plight?

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

It's that time of year again. As you navigate the mall, have you started to feel that all you want for Christmas is to avoid Mariah Carey's "All I want for Christmas"?

Here's What I'd Like To Hear More of In 2010

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

An American composer, Cage was one of the leading figures in post-war avant-garde, and is best known for his 1952 composition 4'3", in which not a single note is played.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Seventy-Six

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

One musical scientist experimented with plates and screws between the strings of the piano, an army of radios randomly broadcasting, and tape players timed to bathtub gurgles.