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Songs for the Tibetan dead: A Performance Unlike Any Other

Composer and musician Tenzin Choegyal is well known for his haunting melodies, soaring vocals and an addiction to experimentation. So when I took a seat last night in the Rubin Museum’s acoustic theater for a sold-out show by Choegyal alongside Laurie Anderson and Jesse Paris Smith, I expected to be surprised. 414 more words

Tibetan Contemporary Art

William S. Burroughs, Laurie Anderson & John Giorno on tour – 1981.

Weekly Vinyl – United States Live

United States Live
Laurie Anderson

This is not a trivial album. This album makes you listen. Forget about doing anything while it is playing on the turntable – your consciousness will be focused on what is coming out of the speakers. 259 more words


Initial Big Ears Schedule Announced

The initial schedule for the 2015 Big Ears Festival was announced yesterday by A.C. Entertainment–if you weren’t already excited and have purchased tickets, you’ll want to now. 268 more words


The Power of the Heart

You know me I like to dream a lot
Of this and that and what is not
And finally I figured out what was what… 114 more words


The Problem With Experts

My friend Trey recently gave me a book to read in the back of the van.  The following passage seemed correct to me in its diagnosis of a modern problem: 469 more words

Davos: More holes than Swiss cheese

‘You cannot pin THIS one on me!’

It’s that time again, the annual gathering of the selected and unchosen, discussing how best to proceed as a united globe at the World Economic Forum (WEF). 299 more words