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Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Explore dance and cultural diplomacy through a rich digital archive by Artsjournal

DanceMotion USA℠ connected American dancers with global communities. Now view interviews with Mark Morris, Ronald K. Brown, Seán Curran, Hubbard Street Dance, Doug Varone, Larry Keigwin a…

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Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Protesters Rally At The Whitney Museum Over Board Member by Artsjournal

The protest, organized by a group called Decolonize This Place, was to demand the resignation of the museum’s vice chairman, Warren B. Kanders, 12 days after it was revealed by the websit…

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City Versus Country: How Much Of The World Is Urban? by Artsjournal

The current level of global urbanization is high: It estimates the world to be 84 percent urban already. The EC research team, led by Lewis Dijkstra, used satellite images to assess the shar…

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Man Attacks Art At The Denver Art Museum by Artsjournal

“Artworks were compromised,” museum spokesperson Shadia Lemus told Westword. “The individual was arrested at the museum and taken into police custody.” Whether the …

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Artists Weigh In: What We Have Lost In The Contemporary World by Artsjournal

Because the ideologies of the past century have been largely discredited as false utopias, we are bereft of the notion of a better future. Whether the idea of a utopia ever returns will depe…

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Getting Inside Our Obsession With Sleep (Or Lack Of It) by Artsjournal

According to the neuroscientist Matthew Walker—in his 2017 book, “Why We Sleep”—insomnia, strictly defined, is a clinical disorder most commonly associated with an overactive sympath…

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What We Learned Having AI Analyze A Book by Artsjournal

Using AI tools to analyze this piece of literature shed new light on key elements of emotion and memory in the book – but they did not replace the skills of an expert or scholar at interpr…

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Mathematically, Where’s The Center Of The Art World? by Artsjournal

We ranked each institution based on its “centrality” a mathematical concept drawn from Network Science and one that is at the core of the Google search ranking algorithm. We discovered t…

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What Arthur Mitchell Meant To Dance by Artsjournal

“Because of him, ballet could not exclude us,” said Virginia Johnson, one of Mitchell’s first dancers and the current artistic director of Dance Theatre of Harlem. “We were his army,…

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How Words Change Their Meaning by Artsjournal

Language is a system. Sounds, words and grammar do not exist in isolation: each of these three levels of language constitutes a system in itself. And, extraordinarily, these systems change …

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We Measure Attention – But Is Attention A Commodity? by Artsjournal

Conceiving of attention as a resource misses the fact that attention is not just useful. It’s more fundamental than that: attention is what joins us with the outside world. ‘Instrument…

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The 70s Hit That’s Now The Most-Streamed Song Of The 21st Century by Artsjournal

Boosted by the new movie Bohemian Rhapsody, the 1975 single and music video surpassed 1.6 billion streams globally, record company Universal Music Group said in a statement.

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The Tension Between Voice And Form by Artsjournal

By way of continued labor, poets attempt to craft language that can carry their ideas beyond the passing moment, reframing their experiments as steps toward the ultimate realization of their…

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AI Will Make Humans Better But Cost Us Control by Artsjournal

The experts predicted networked artificial intelligence will amplify human effectiveness but also threaten human autonomy, agency and capabilities. They spoke of the wide-ranging possibiliti…

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Marketing Manager, Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles by Artsjournal

The Marketing Manager develops and implements marketing strategies to help promote ticket, recruitment, and fundraising goals. Is responsible for setting and meeting annual attendance and re…

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Friday, December 7, 2018

I’m Tired Of New Plays! I Want Something More by Artsjournal

“In a word: I’m against the New Play. New Plays take many forms and have been around for years, but they seem especially prized lately. They’re plays with budget-friendly cast size…

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New York’s “Fame” High School Removes Nazi Symbols From “Sound Of Music” Production by Artsjournal

The principal at the elite “Fame” school, Lisa Mars, ordered Nazi flags and symbols removed from the stage set of the beloved tale of the Von Trapp family, who fled the Nazis from their …

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

Peter Brook On The Meaning Of Theatre by Artsjournal

“And that to me is pure theater: the sharing through the imagination of something down to earth and concrete and appealing for the imagination, so that there’s always that sense of …

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

C’Mon People – Your Behavior In The Theatre Is Dreadful! by Artsjournal

Every night there is bad and thoughtless behavior conducted by people who may have spent hundreds of dollars on theater tickets yet seemingly have no idea how to behave in an actual theater.…

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Tuesday, December 4, 2018

90 UK Theatres Announce Plan To Increase Diversity In Non-Stage Staff by Artsjournal

“Rather than putting the onus on employers to address this issue alone, we decided to assist them by using the best knowledge we had available – our members’ experiences. We asked reps…

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Wherein I Try To Plug In To The Great American Songbook by Artsjournal

“I was now connected directly to the heart of the Great American Songbook. It was like knowing a guy who knew a guy who knew God. If the comparison seems blasphemous, let’s recall th…

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Tuesday, November 27, 2018

What One Theatre Learned About Engaging Audiences by Artsjournal

Our big takeaway from the project was finding a common point of interest and building engagement with groups around that. If we started with people who were too far removed from the work, we…

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Monday, November 26, 2018

William Goldman Wrote “The Best Book Ever” About The Theatre by Artsjournal

Its primary accomplishment is its bluntness, reflected in the subtitle A Candid Look at Broadway. No writer has better captured the way theater insiders actually talk about their craft. Gol…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

What Makes A Great Translation? 10 Translators Weigh In by Artsjournal

It’s easy to say what a bad translation is. The ones that are accidentally jagged like the person wielding the scissors was drunk. The ones where someone has misunderstood the original, or…

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Happiness As A Medical Condition (Is This Really Desirable?) by Artsjournal

The absence of joy and pleasure—anhedonia—has, in its way, become a popular issue in the wake of the disease depression. A quarter of us are affected by it over the course of a lifetime,…

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New Thinking About The Context Of Classical Music by Artsjournal

Why does the classical music industry only look to its own professionals to solve its problems? I know musical enthusiasts whose opinions are no less informed or apposite than my own and wor…

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Thursday, May 3, 2018

4000 Ancient Artifacts Smuggled Into US By Hobby Lobby Are Returned To Iraq, by Artsjournal

The event marked the end of to the international investigation of black-market antiquities and the evangelical Green family, the owners of Hobby Lobby and collectors of biblical material who…

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The Dangers Of Absolutist Thinking by Artsjournal

In our research – and in clinical psychology more broadly – absolutist thinking is viewed as an unhealthy thinking style that disrupts emotion-regulation and hinders people from achiev…

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Appreciating Poetry Requires Acts Of Archaeology by Artsjournal

The critic must reconcile history and poetry. A poem is a product of its time just as much—if the poem’s any good—as a triumph over its time. Many poems are so familiar we have forgott…

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Would You Ever Want To Be Able To Tap Into Someone Else's Memories? by Artsjournal

At some point in the future, could an A.I. company manufacture something akin to a neural bridge, allowing ordinary people to occasionally share their experiences? Maybe. Elon Musk recently …

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Enough With The Standing Ovations! by Artsjournal

Call me old-fashioned, but I believe a standing ovation should be a precious thing saved only for that rare occasion where something is so extraordinary and superlative that you can’t help…

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