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Gorillas Rock

In Berlin Zoological Garden. With gorilla rocks.

That’s why I always wear a football helmet whenever I go to talk to the animals there.

Berlin

Isn't commercialism part of the art of being an artist?

In one of the Birdman scenes I could easily watch many times, intimidating New York Times theater critic Tabitha Dickinson (played by Lindsay Duncan) argues that there is a difference between being an actor (what Keaton’s character Riggan Thomson wants to be) and being a celebrity (what Dickinson insists Riggan actually is). 1,015 more words

Literature

Rosetta Shirt drives the nail into High Art coffin

“Zero loves dividing big numbers ’cause it gets the same kinda error, no matter how big the number was”, said the professor. Then, he looked up, … 465 more words

Art

I Love A Parade

For decades, neo-Nazis have traveled to the southeastern German town of Wunsiedel, where Rudolf Hess, Adolf Hitler’s deputy, was buried until 2011. The right-wing extremists march through the town in commemoration of Hess year after year, glorifying the horrors of the Third Reich. 114 more words

Germany

Atiba Halisi "The Understudy"

“Renaissance”

Most people know it as the explosion of new interests in Europe from the 14th to the 17 century.

Webster defines it as “a period of new growth and activity.” That’s what you’ll be getting here with “The Understudy”. 159 more words

Music Files

Scene 1 Take 3: Lisa Cholodenko - From High Art to Olive Kitteridge

In my last blog, I wrote about how Kimberly Peirce influenced my younger, aspiring filmmaker, self. Around the same time I saw Peirce’s Boys Don’t Cry, I had also seen another independent film called High Art – Lisa Cholodenko’s break out film starring Ally Sheedy, Radha Mitchell, and Patricia Clarkson. 533 more words

Social Change

Well There Was No More Wall To Take

So we’ll just steal the balloon stands from last night’s show!

They’re going like hotcakes, folks. Or they went like hotcakes, I should say, before the organizers had a chance to clear all of the 7000 away. 40 more words

Germany