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Snow in the Concert Hall

Blogging Fellows, Essay, Feature, First Person, Music, Trains in the Basement

Composers John Cage and R. Murray Schafer sculpt sound into moments that evade on-demand consumption. What can we learn from these sonic environments?
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Between Parlors and Oceans

Art and Mind, Blogging Fellows, Feature, In-Depth, Visual Art

Edward Hopper’s ‘Rooms by the Sea’ captures the psychic tension resulting from conflicting states of mind. The visible ambivalence of the painting is particularly relatable during Covid.
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Victim of his own intent: On Alvin Feinman

Appreciation, Feature, In-Depth, Poetry

“My ambition, nonetheless, is that someday in the distant future, just one lonely reader will wander the shelves of a library and discover a slim volume of my poetry, taking inspiration from my work in the way I found it in Alvin Feinman’s.”
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An Itch for Things Remote

Essay, Feature, First Person, Literature, Visual Art

From ‘Moby Dick’ to Frank Stella, a writer looks to art of the sea for inspiration.
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