A member of the legendary Cahiers quintet, Jacques Rivette was a critic before a filmmaker. Reading his early criticism, though, it’s clear he thought in images from the start, even in words, emphasizing closed complex circuits of mise-en-scene, the better to form meaning. However, he trains one ey
Young's work is characterized by deeply personal lyrics, distinctive guitar work, and signature nasal tenor (and frequently alto) singing voice. Although he accompanies himself on several different instruments'”including piano and harmonica'”his style of hammer-on acoustic guitar and often idiosy
Oh, plagued no more with Human or Divine,
To-morrow's tangle to itself resign,
And lose your fingers in the tresses of
The Cypress-slender Minister of Wine.
The work of Omar al-Khayyam makes it pretty clear that Middle Eastern scholars were light-years ahead of their European counterparts durin
Siobhan Davies' "Wanting to Tell Stories" is really a mission statement. To title the work "Telling Stories" would have been too plain: the "wanting" is key, because it indicates both the limits and abilities of dance language. Siobhan Davies never sets about too confidently to tell stories in an idi