Category Archives: 11.30.17

Classical Music World Worries Over Clampdown On Trade In Rosewood

“New regulations on the international movement of rosewood have hit hard in parts of the music industry, which has long relied on rosewood as a ‘tonewood’ used in many kinds of instruments, including guitars, cellos and clarinets. The reason for the [customs] crackdown, and for Katz’s anxiety? China. Specifically, Chinese consumers’ growing demand for rosewood […]

Inside Brazil’s Culture Wars

Despite its libidinous carnival, sexy music and skimpy clothes, Brazil is also a deeply conservative and religious country – and it is currently witnessing a culture war between those two sides of its national character. The battlefield for those skirmishes has been the country’s museums and cultural institutions.

Inside Brazil’s Culture Wars

Despite its libidinous carnival, sexy music and skimpy clothes, Brazil is also a deeply conservative and religious country – and it is currently witnessing a culture war between those two sides of its national character. The battlefield for those skirmishes has been the country’s museums and cultural institutions.

A Los Angeles Bureau Moves A Famous Piece Without Consulting The Artist – Who Says It’s No Longer A Work Of Art

On the other hand, if they hadn’t moved “Vermonica,” who knows what might have happened? “We were recently contacted by the property management at that strip mall and we were told that [the lamps] needed to be removed — I think, because they are redesigning the parking lot or there will be construction going on […]