Category Archives: 08.27.17

The Oregon Bach Festival Suddenly Fires Its Popular Artistic Director After A Season Lackluster In Earnings

Matthew Halls, halfway through a four-year contract that saw him take the Oregon Bach Festival in the direction of historically informed performance, says he doesn’t know why he was fired, and the University of Oregon’s press release is not useful (“We look forward to a wider range of programmatic choices, community events, and cross-departmental relationships […]

Top AJBlogs For The Weekend Of 08.27.17

Yaël break You’d know a Yaël Farber production at 100 paces. The air sweetly smoked and full of noises. The lighting crepuscular but sharded with moonlight. The movement deliberate, registering the actors’ full body weight. And … read more AJBlog: Performance MonkeyPublished 2017-08-27 Weekend Extra: Art Farmer And Sweden The most recent visit to Sweden stays with […]

How Did This Berlin Underpass Become One Of The Biggest Action Stars Of The Past Decade?

This place has a great IMDb page: “Since doubling as the exterior of a Moscow airport in 2004’s The Bourne Supremacy, the distinctive orange-tiled walls and pillars of the Messedamm underpass have been seen in Joe Wright’s Hanna in 2011, 2015’s The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2, last year’s Captain America: Civil War and […]