Christopher Knight tells us why Republican’s ideas to cut the arts are stupid:
If you gave me a buck, and next year I returned $18.75 to you, would you think that was a good deal? I would. With savings accounts, money markets and even stocks yielding just a few percentage points on investments these days, [...]
I was thinking as I wrote a paper about Arvo Pärt about this comic below, but how it pertained to music. When people who aren’t really informed about early classical music listen, they probably can’t tell the difference between the Ars Nova and other renaissance music (maybe not even that and medieval or Baroque!). Even [...]
It’s only a joke, and it’s one I’ve made myself in the past. It usually begins with someone discussing composers and Philip Glass being brought up. At which point the wittier (not) among us go, “Philip Glass, Philip Glass, Philip Glass, Philip Glass, Philip Glass…etc…” The problem with this is that it would be far [...]
From the Baltimore Sun:
An unpopular music genre doesn’t make a city ‘world class’ … The phrase ‘world class’ is a propaganda technique used by those who want to shove things down our throats.
Get rid of them, the Ballet and any other useless tax funded ‘entertainment’ that isnt self supporting.
Face it, this isn’t [...]