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taion

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Topics I've Started

History of Restaurants

22 June 2017 - 11:23 PM

Couldn't find an existing similar topic, but I found this capsule history of restaurants in France a charming read:

 

https://www.newcrite...-time-in-france


The Angry Chef

19 June 2017 - 02:52 PM

https://www.theguard...ternative-facts

Apparently he's made it his mission to dispel wellness-related bullshit. Good.

Bob Taylor

15 April 2017 - 05:00 AM

https://www.nytimes....dies-at-85.html


Kenneth Arrow

22 February 2017 - 07:02 AM

In the most respectful way possible – his contributions were so fundamental that I'd thought he'd died before I was born or something.


Lincoln Center Snapshot: Bing, Bernstein, and Balanchine Fifty Years Later

21 February 2017 - 07:19 PM

I quite enjoyed reading this Joseph Horowitz piece in ArtsJournal: http://www.artsjourn...ty-years-later/
 

... We can newly observe that in September 1966 all three institutions were already fundamentally shaped by their pasts; that the pertinent histories of the Met and Philharmonic, and of New World opera companies and orchestras generally, were more confining than empowering; that Balanchine was the odd man out because he alone would sustain a creative aspiration in his new home, pursuing a kind of Americanization project that Bernstein could not successfully implement, and that Bing disdained attempting.