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displacement and exile - the songs of rufus wainwright

Rufus Wainwright was, a few years ago, hailed by Elton John as the best songwriter on the planet. His songs grasp tightly to some rather heavy themes at the same time as bursting with a sort of operatic camp. 1,747 more words


Weekly Publishing Credits (10/26 - 11/2)

A little late with this one since I’ve been busy (kind of) and lazy (kind of). But it’s alright, there is only one.


Brian Davis

Bruno Mars, Rufus Wainwright Perform for Silverlake Conservatory of Music Benefit

Guests and benefactors of the Silverlake Conservatory of Music packed the backyard of Ron Burkle’s palatial BevHills estate Nov. 1 for a private dinner and art auction hosted by Red Hot Chili Peppers bandmates Flea and Anthony Kiedis. 522 more words


Thoughts on Rufus Wainwright's "The Art Teacher"

*Above photo is a screenshot from a TV performance on Youtube

A friend, songwriter Jude Gitamondoc, is starting a “book club for songwriters” — at least that’s how he described it. 639 more words

Chai Fonacier

Wanna date a professor? Think twice. Some fantasies are best left in the classroom.

Now I have definitely had my share of crushes on teachers and professors. In high school, it was my handsome science teacher. I hated science and he knew it. 1,153 more words


#TBT: Rufus Wainwright's 'Poses'

My first exposure to Rufus Wainwright came in 2001 when the singer-songwriter covered Leonard Cohen’s ‘Hallelujah’ for Dreamworks’ Shrek. Strangely enough, Wainwright’s version wasn’t even in the film; it was John Cale’s. 241 more words


The X-Chromosome Factor: Haden-Guest on an Art Season of (Too Few) Powerful Women

“Innocents,” Moby’s show of big photographs at Emmanuel Fremin at 547 West 27th looked at once placid and uncanny, a good combo. I needed a quote from the artist, and said so. 1,407 more words

Marina Abramovic