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Charmed Lives - A work (still) in progress

The scans shown here are of a working copy of a script I wrote for a spoken-word performance called “Charmed Lives” in 2008. It is a collection of true stories that happened to me and was made from fragments I had written over several years previously. 744 more words

Real Life Rock (12/81)

Laurie Anderson’s emergence from the ghetto of avant-garde performance art into the domain of the international pop star is one of the remarkable stories of the year. 2,440 more words

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LGM's 50 Favourite Début Albums Part Four: #20 to #11

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We could have done the tasteful route. The cute set of coffee table records, polished into shape by consensus . 2,128 more words


Whitechapel Gallery Brings on Lydia Yee as Chief Curator

Lydia Yee will join Whitechapel, the century-old London gallery, as its new chief curator, the gallery has announced. Since 2007, Ms. Yee has been a curator at Barbican Art Gallery, where she’s presented exhibitions such as “Bauhaus: Art as Life” and “Laurie Anderson, Trisha Brown, Gordon Matta-Clark: Pioneers of the Downtown Scene.” 88 more words

Laurie Anderson

Musique 365: Day 195: Metamorphoses - Jean-Michel Jarre

Late Jarre, but good Jarre. Appropriate for ‘le quatorze juillet’ too!

Something of a departure from his previous work as there are songs (gasp!) with lyrics (faints!!). 49 more words

Celebrities and the FDNY Had a Busy Week Together

A couple of celebrities had to be rescued in the past few days.

First, Cake Boss star Buddy Valastro and his family were out on their 36 foot boat at 9:30 Friday night when they got completely socked in by the fog and couldn’t find their way to shore. 220 more words