Curator Melissa Wolfe talks about the inspiration we can all take away from the Columbus Museum of Arts newest exhibition showcasing the work of home town hero George Bellows. George Bellows and the American Experience through January 4, 2014. This exhibition follows on the heels of a major retrospective of the artist organized by the [...]
Music and courage always seem to go hand in hand. Nowhere is that phenomenon more true today than in Kabul, Afghanistan, where a courageous man has opened the struggling nation’s first post-Taliban music school, according to a post on Norman Lebrecht’s Slipped Disc blog. Dr. Ahmad Sarmast founded the Afghan National Institute of Music in [...]
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Jennifer Hambrick tries to balance the scales after Norman Lebrecht’s ArtsJournal blog post.
In this interview, Norman Lebrecht, a widely-read commentator on music, culture and politics, describes the greatness of classical music along with its problems, and passionately describes how the defenders of the art must separate the good from the great.