Every writer fantasizes about passionate readers. These were as passionate as they come.
The writing is on the wall, and it’s not just a warning to the composer who trifles with the idea of writing a JIPC. It’s a warning to everyone who takes music seriously.
Last Saturday, poet Philip Levine died at the age of 87 in Fresco, California. Here is a reprint of an Arts Fuse appreciation of the writer, originally posted in May of last year.
The media tools now available have brought us closer than ever to getting the amusements we want as soon as we want them, which puts all forms of art music at a serious disadvantage.
This post is the first of 17 in an ambitious series examining the traditions and realities of classical piano concertos influenced by jazz.
Truth is, the fraying of the middle class is not just something that has happened to creatives.
Highlighting the identity of artists is essential in art world journalism, but it appears to be unimportant when reporting on the artistic contributions to political street demonstrations.
It is unlikely that those who turned automatic fire on the staff of Charlie Hebdon ever read Michel Houellebecq.
The Theater J debacle points to the difficulties Jewish theater faces within the Jewish community.
The exploitation of the free labor of artists may finally have hit a critical mass in 2014, generating enough publicity to make observers righteously angry.