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July 25, 2014 11:04 PM Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: On Robert Dick

I first met Robert Dick -- flutist, composer, improviser- when starting my graduate work at the Yale School of Music. He had finished up already but was very much in the mix of the musical scene. We became friends through similar musical interests, musical exploration, a desire to bridge the gap between high (new art music) and vernacular music (jazz 39

June 30, 2014 11:51 AM Where To Go On Holiday

Going travelling is one of the most exciting pastimes of all. It’s up there with love in terms of the happiness it can bring – though, unlike love, it is generally assumed to be a straightforward process entailing no big theoretical or philosophical issues. To follow the travel pages of magazines, the chief hurdles seem to centre around how to identify 33

June 26, 2014 11:30 AM Veteran Character Actor Eli Wallach Dead At 98

NEW YORK (AP) — As a masterful character actor and early product of postwar, Method-style theater, Eli Wallach wore countless faces, disappearing into them all. But he was always propelled — in acting and in life — by a mischievousness and an abiding playfulness that made him a tireless performer, an enduring family man and, of course, one immortal scoundrel 45

June 26, 2014 6:10 AM Screen and stage character actor Eli Wallach dies

NEW YORK – As a masterful character actor and early product of postwar, Method-style theater, Eli Wallach wore countless faces, disappearing into them all. But he was always propelled – in acting and in life – by a mischievousness and an abiding playfulness that made him a tireless performer, an enduring family man, and, of course, one immortal scoundrel 53

June 10, 2014 1:05 PM Artist Transforms Everyday Materials Into Gorgeous, Towering Alien Landscapes

Roaming a Tara Donovan installation feels like navigating an alien landscape, one where massive dandelions sprout amongst textured cubes and glittering, gloopy stalagmites. Yet look a little closer and you'll notice the materials used aren't the precious organic stuff of another planet, but the everyday stock of an office supply closet. This mixing ground 46

June 4, 2014 1:49 PM 'Edge of Tomorrow' the right kind of rerun

The time-shifting sci-fi thriller "Edge of Tomorrow" has perfectly encapsulated what it is to be a summertime moviegoer. We're dropped into a battlefield of digital effects with the fate of the world at stake. Torrents of gunfire and explosions surround. Some alien clonks us over the head. "Edge of Tomorrow," in which Tom Cruise plays an officer who continually 55

June 3, 2014 1:16 PM 10 Radical Woman Video Artists You Should Know

In the 1960s and '70s, artists began focusing their attention on the possibilities of the moving image through video art. Some captured and later distorted documentation of historic events, while others explored the limits of the newly employed medium -- the guidelines of the ever-evolving technique was anything but fixed. In a somewhat rare occurrence 95

May 20, 2014 11:00 PM OnePlus One Review: Smartphone Value Redefined By A Newcomer

OnePlus is a rare beast: A startup building smartphones. Their first device is the Android-based OnePlus One, which, despite its unnecessarily repetitive name, is impressive hardware in a market where legacy device makers rule the roost and charge top dollar for smartphones packing the same kind of internals as the One. The OnePlus One is actually a remarkable 63

January 2, 2014 10:19 AM Showstopper in What May Have Been Manziel’s Last College Game

His playfulness with that gesture has enraged purists and opponents who feel Manziel enriched himself improperly by taking money for autographs while still in college. The A&M fans, however, roared with delight at Manziel and his antics as the equipment cart rocked under his weight. It was probably the last they would see of the player known as Johnny 56

May 3, 2013 7:52 PM Lifetime special 'Dear Mom, Love Cher' turns back time

A 16-minute birthday video turned into a one-hour documentary on the hardscrabble and glamorous life of Cher's mom, singer Georgia Holt. You thought Cher's life was wild? Georgia Holt blazed a tumultuous trail of Hollywood romance, hardship and glamour before her daughter first stepped into a spotlight. Holt's life as a mother, singer and actress unfolds 96