Was Beethoven Black? The contention seems to come up in social media every few years, sparking debate and deeper questions about culture and race.
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In the filmmaker’s intimate film about colonialism and issues of identity, the silence often says more than the dialogue.
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Haru is the fluffy roommate of the protagonist writer, Subaru. Here’s what you need to know about the adorable cat.
There are other anime or manga that feature cats, like Inkblot #1, or the pet-related antics of With a Dog AND a Cat, Every Day is Fun, and even video games where players can pet stray cats, but My Roommate Is A Cat takes fans into the life of cat and owner in a new way.
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Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos (Orchid Classics)
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Stewart Goodyear has always worn his heart on his sleeve when it comes to Beethoven, and his love of the material emerges as a technically polished and musically graceful interpretation of all five piano concertos on Beethoven: The Complete Piano Concertos, an Orchid Classics release.
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The Congolese director talks about bearing witness to a community’s fight for justice.
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2020 should prove to be an interesting year for love all around, with good aspects for every sign. During the late spring into summer, Venus and Mars make things interesting for Air and Fire signs. From February to September, Jupiter brings good luck in romantic affairs to Earth and Water signs.
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What better sound to break the silence of a city under siege than the glorious voice of a lyric soprano? That’s what happened in Santiago, Chile, on the evening of October 22, as soprano Ayleen Jovita Romero‘s voice echoed through empty streets, ending to a swell of applause.
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The MCU is famous for its Easter eggs – those hidden clues that the filmmakers put into the scenes that reference Marvel comics, other movies, and, in some cases, some very creative elements. Deciphering all the Easter eggs of each MCU movie has become one of the great pleasures of following the franchise, and the subject of endless scrutiny.
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We caught up with ‘Uganda’s Tarantino,’ I.G.G Nabwana to talk the making of his new kung-fu kids flick
“The best kidz movie eva!” As the opening credits roll, the voice of V.J. Emmie, the Video Joker, cuts in with flawless comedic timing. “He’s the best director in the world…and father.”
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Scottish cellist and Deutsche Grammophon artist Peter Gregson talks about his rising career as performer and composer, and how both led him to write the score for the new movie ‘Blackbird’.
Classical musician or composer — both are demanding careers that are difficult to launch. Scottish cellist and Deutsche Grammophon artist Peter Gregson has managed to juggle both, with a rising profile in the field of movie music. He came to Toronto recently to attend the world premiere of ‘Blackbird’ at the Toronto International Film Festival, for which he wrote the original music.
Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2019/09/17/feature-deutsche-grammophon-artist-peter-gregson-recomposing-bach-writing-movies/