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Baroque

The Brilliance of Bach Remains Relevant

Rizwan A. Rahmani | Posted 02.25.2014 | Arts
Rizwan A. Rahmani

He loves Bach's music so much that he often fantasizes about meeting him, learning to play organ with him, and substituting his current babysitter-slash-piano coach (a fellow pianist who thinks Bach is the greatest) with Bach himself.

3 Simple Solutions to Help Reduce Childhood Stress and Boost Your Child's Academic Potential

Dr. Gail Gross | Posted 02.09.2014 | Parents
Dr. Gail Gross

I'm going to share some quick and easy examples of ways that you can help lower your child's stress levels and boost your child's academic potential.

Castiglione: Lost Genius

Susan Jaques | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Susan Jaques

Giovanni Benedetto Castiglione (1609-64) is probably the most innovative and technically brilliant Italian artist you've never heard of. Though he practiced as a painter, it's his remarkable drawings and prints that won him a century of posthumous fame, after which he fell off the map.

How Interior Design Proves Our Country Is Going to Hell, and Why That's Not So Bad

Daniel Kucan | Posted 11.20.2013 | HuffPost Home
Daniel Kucan

I know you want to give credit for the modern obsession with mid-century modernism to the badass style of Mad Men and its ilk but there is something more interesting going on and I'm gonna show you.

Esquille: An EDM Veteran Re-Introduces Himself to the Club Scene

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 10.26.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Esquille, a Swedish EDM songwriter/producer, is like a cicada. He has recently re-surfaced, from a decade hiatus, into the dance music industry with his new EP Rock This Club Down.

Let's Go For Baroque (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

The Baroque style is often identified by luxurious materials, chubby cherubs and sumptuous details. A new exhibition entitled "Riotous Baroque: From C...

Van Buuren and Bach on a Rave

Marten Weber | Posted 07.30.2013 | Gay Voices
Marten Weber

I discovered trance by accident. I was at a bar with some friends, and "Intense" came on. The violin caught my attention, and it suddenly hit me: This is the structure of a baroque concerto. Bach's music and van Buuren's trance compositions are essentially the same thing.

The Art of Angels

Robert Maynord | Posted 01.20.2013 | Arts
Robert Maynord

The Offering of Angels is now touring four museums in the United States. Currently the exhibit is at the Chazen Museum in Madison, Wisconsin, and next it will travel to the Telfair Museum in Savannah, Georgia.

Joyce DiDonato and Her Amazing Dress

David Browning | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
David Browning

Il Complesso Barocco was truly part of this event. Miss DiDonato and the orchestra are very experienced working together, and it was a joy to watch the intense concentration with which each orchestra member was aware of every other member and fully supportive of Miss DiDonato's every breath and phrase.

Who Is Nicola Samorì?

Mia R. Benenate | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Mia R. Benenate

Known for the smoldering intensity of his figurative work, Samorì deftly wields his artist's brush to create moody and atmospheric pieces. The following interview sheds light on the prolific artist who spends most of his time in the shadows.

In Fashion, What's Old Is New Again

Carmin Chappell | Posted 11.12.2012 | Teen
Carmin Chappell

Through my growing interest in fashion, I've realized that predicting the latest trends is not so much seeing into the future, but looking back on the past.

Arts Lust: Unforgetting Telemann With the NYC Opera

Allan M. Jalon | Posted 07.10.2012 | Arts
Allan M. Jalon

Orpheus, considered by some Telemann's masterpiece, opens its run of four performances Saturday at the Teatro del Museo del Barrio by the New York City Opera.

Palazzo Margherita: An Idyllic Getaway

Evelyne Politanoff | Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts
Evelyne Politanoff

Palazzo Margherita, a restored 19th Century Italian Villa, is the latest addition to Francis Ford Coppola's collection of resorts. First built in 1892, the block-long palazzo embodies Italian elegance.

Fuzzy Bunnies, Doe-Eyed Dolls And Raw Meat

Posted 02.28.2012 | Arts

If you have a sweet tooth, beware of Mark Ryden. He goes beyond kitsch and nosedives into the realm of the genuinely cute, with his doe-eyed cherubs a...

Dystopian Still Lifes

Posted 01.25.2012 | Arts

As Epicurus wrote, "Death does not concern us, because as long as we exist, death is not here. And when it does come, we no longer exist." Robert...

Painting From 17th Century Shows Telescope Not Yet Invented

Technology Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Now a study of the paintings of Jan Brueghel the Elder, a Flemish painter of the Baroque era who was working in Amsterdam at the beginning of the 17th...