Tagged: art

Danny Cooke’s Films 0

Danny Cooke’s Films

We were watching some of Danny Cooke’s films last night. We really enjoyed these two. They’re both about things which used to be industrial production technology, but only exist today for doing art. You...

Salon Review of Sleep No More 0

Salon Review of Sleep No More

Salon magazine has a nice review up of the New York production of Sleep No More, the Punchdrunk piece we talked about back when we saw the Boston production. They’ve got some interesting thoughts...

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More Glass

Pete finished his glassblowing class. Today he  brought home the rest of the things he made in class. Here are pictures of some of them: I like the variety of different techniques they taught...

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That’s some hot glass (about 2100°F)

This week, I’m taking a class at Diablo Glass School. The class is very fun and I’ve made a few things so far. The one pictured below is the paperweight I made. The process...

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Chihuly at the MFA

We visited the MFA today to see the Chihuly ‘Through the Looking Glass’ exhibit with Peter. I’ve been fascinated by Dale Chihuly’s glass installations ever since seeing a program about his installation of enormous...

The Tempest Meets Tron 0

The Tempest Meets Tron

We went to see Tod Machover’s opera Death and the Powers today. It’s billed as a a robot opera, but the robots (a gang of iMacs who escaped from a Dr. Who episode) weren’t...

On the Other Hand, Mary Poppins has much Better Songs 0

On the Other Hand, Mary Poppins has much Better Songs

One of the most interesting features of art is the way it can show you connections between things which seem unrelated. Ken Perlin recently went to see Sleep No More (which we really enjoyed...

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Trimtab

Last night we went to see Tommy Derrah’s new play about Buckminster Fuller. I would be pretty flummoxed by the thought of trying to capture an eclectic, wide-ranging personality like Fuller in a two...

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Mark Morris

We went to see the Mark Morris Dance Group last night. They were performing a set of dances based on Mozart piano pieces. Morris always seems to listen to the music more than most...

Organism 0

Organism

We just found out that UbuWeb has several of Hilary Harris’ films on line. I hadn’t seen Organism in years, and the kids had never seen it. If you haven’t seen it, or have...