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In Praise of Leonard Bernstein: The Godfather of Broadway

In Praise of Leonard Bernstein: The Godfather of Broadway

Leonard Bernstein was one of the few who defined a city; and while he was quintessentially New York, his reach ventured far beyond the Hudson.

Terrible Political Change, What Is It Good For? Well, Art, Actually

As we watch Zimbabwe tear itself apart, our extended history indicates that the worse things get, the better the art we produce becomes.

Tomayto/Tomahto: The Artistic Synergy of the Gershwins

Never has the term “include your brother” been used to greater effect than the Gershwins. George and Ira were titans together, minnows alone. Sadly, it was not to last.

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