Category Archives: Music
The ‘Fearless Girl’ statue is stupid and I’m sick of hearing about it.
Another reminder that when fascism comes to America our universities will be largely to blame.
Digital music tools are reshaping music education
Remembering Texan pianist Van Cliburn’s upset victory at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow in 1958 and his subsequent decline
An ice-age squirrel found by Gulag prisoners gets its scientific due
Michelangelo’s forgotten statue of the risen Christ to go on display in London
Why the period of rapid economic growth between 1948 and 1973 might never happen again
Alas, poor Yorick! The shocking life of theatre’s greatest skull
The world’s largest private Rembrandt collection goes on view at the Louvre
Good piece on the best movie of the year
Dear GOP Congress,
Ignore the clown show in the White House and start passing reforms now. You probably won’t be in power for long.
Squid communicate with a secret, skin-powered alphabet
For Ben Franklin’s birthday, his first piece of printing reappears
The music of meaning: how to listen to jazz
First synagogue in 500 years opens in Sicily