Category Archives: AJBlogs

Everywoman in Ohio

Tracy Letts is one of this country’s foremost writers, a playwright who is unafraid to explore the private lives of Americans of all kinds, from the sleazy trailer trash of “Killer Joe” to the freshly divorced misanthrope at the heart of “Linda Vista.”

Everywoman in Ohio

Tracy Letts is one of this country’s foremost writers, a playwright who is unafraid to explore the private lives of Americans of all kinds, from the sleazy trailer trash of “Killer Joe” to the freshly divorced misanthrope at the heart of “Linda Vista.”

Today’s AJBlogs 07.19.18

Followup: Bechet By Liebman And Stowell Following the June 28 Rifftides review of the Scenes trio’s Destinations album, its guitarist, John Stowell, sent this comment: “Your readers might also enjoy the recent duo CD I recorded with Dave Liebman. It was … read more AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2018-07-19 So you want to see a show? Here’s my list […]

Highlights From Today’s AJBlogs 07.18.18

On Community Kate Balug, another Creative Community Fellows alum, writes powerfully about narrow definitions of “community” and how her work seeks to do the opposite by breaching walls to promote inclusiveness. After several years of working as … read more AJBlog: Field Notes Published 2018-07-18 How To Be a Great Museum Trustee What kind of museum donor hosts […]

Today’s highlights from AJBlogs 07.16.18

Communities Are Creative Our next entry comes from Micah Goldstein via new Creative Community Fellow Jane Wegscheider and is a great video about an annual event in their Western Massachusetts community. Jane writes: Micah Goldstein is an emerging videographer … read more AJBlog: Field Notes Published 2018-07-16 Random facts about me that may surprise you I recently ran across a […]

Highlights From This Weekend’s AJBlogs 07.15.18

Recent Listening In Brief: Black Art Jazz Collective, Lynn Arriale Black Art Jazz Collective, Armor of Pride (High Note Records) Half of the Collective’s members are leading lights among jazz artists in their forties and early fifties. They include trumpeter Jeremy Pelt, … read more AJBlog: RiffTides Published 2018-07-14 Communities Can Start Quietly Jean Mineo recalls a memory […]

Today’s AJBlog Highlights 07.12.18

Music from the attic: The Revelers return with a mellifluous secret garden The Neo-Revelers: Joseph Gaines,Bryon Grohman,tenors; Craig Phillips, bass;Anthony Patterson, piano; Jesse Blumberg, baritone. Attic music speaks quietly – and with wide-open possibilities. A secret garden, perhaps? Stacks of printed music found in closets and … read more AJBlog: Condemned to Music Published 2018-07-12 A Community’s Traits […]