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What Makes Something Art?

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Or is the better question: What makes someone an artist? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Telling the Story of Absence

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

How do you put together the pieces of something that was never there? ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

A Dentist, a Lawyer, and a Pilot Walk into a Bar

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

I wish this was a joke. But it's actually a story about how little we value art and artists. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Against a Sharp White Background

Tuesday, May 17, 2022

In order for white artists to be able to address white supremacy in our work, we must address it in our lives. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

The Push and Pull of Art and Life

Tuesday, May 10, 2022

The difference between a Western hand saw and a Japanese hand saw is a lesson that still serves me in life as much as it did in class. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Mansur Brown

Thursday, August 18, 2022

Good morning. Today we're listening to Mansur Brown, a multi-instrumentalist and composer from London. Brown's primary instrument is the guitar, which he can shred. On his original works, he

Why is R&B Suddenly So 'Toxic'?

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 17, 2022 Music Features Have R&B's 'Toxic Kings' Taken it Too Far? The current generation of male R&B singers is increasingly open about so-

Robin S.'s 'Show Me Love' Is Back in the Spotlight - As Are Old Disputes Over Its Credits

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web Subscribe The Daily Wednesday, August 17 Features,Music Robin S.'s 'Show Me Love' Is Back in the Spotlight - As Are Old Disputes Over Its Credits Pop's current sample- and

'She-Hulk' Wants to Be More 'Fleabag' Than 'Falcon.' Sometimes, It Works

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 17, 2022 TV & Movies,TV & Movies Reviews 'She-Hulk: Attorney at Law': The MCU Takes on the Sitcom This half-hour comedy starring Tatiana Maslany

You Can't Eat Prestige

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Arts workers demand more and better ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Winamp Revival Includes Platforms for Musicians, Fans; Streaming Boost for Olivia Newton-John’s Songs; DAX Expands Deal with SoundCloud

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

View online Winamp's revival includes platforms for musicians and fans Winamp's revival includes platforms for musicians and fans Winamp isn't content to just offer an MP3 player — it's

Yumiko Morioka

Wednesday, August 17, 2022

Good morning. Today we're listening to Yumiko Morioka, a Japanese pianist and composer. Morioka studied piano at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in the '70s, finding special inspiration

In Songwriting, Quality & Quantity Are Intertwined

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Music Moves Our World ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

Polio Is Making a Comeback. Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers!

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

View on web New reader? Subscribe August 16, 2022 Cultural Commentary,Culture Polio Is Making a Comeback. Thanks, Anti-Vaxxers! If it seems like infectious diseases are coming at us faster, spreading

America's divorce settlement: Who gets what?

Tuesday, August 16, 2022

Civil war? Nah. Let's just be like Gwyneth and do the "conscious uncoupling" thing. Here's my proposal for how America should split everything up. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌