Imagine this scene: as the sun sets over the bustling streets of Los Angeles, at 1923 South Santa Fe Avenue, a warm glow envelops a gathering of art enthusiasts, collectors, and creatives. They’ve come from near and far, converging at the eagerly anticipated opening of Abigail Ogilvy Gallery’s latest venue. The occasion? The electrifying debut of the “Big Time Sensuality” exhibition, meticulously curated by the spirited Alexandra Terry.
“Fireflies” is dedicated to his beloved parents, Iolanda and Stefano. “Atma Mater” celebrates the genius of his mentor, Misha Alperin. “Third Ward” commemorates the legacy of George Floyd.
Every July and August, Austria’s Bregenz Festival delivers incredible operatic performances and raises the curtain on a stunning new floating stage.
“June” is a delicate solo piano piece. It explores the concept of being fully present in one’s life — and the importance of letting go and surrendering so this can happen.
Post-World War II, a new form of record smuggling emerged in Russia. Known as “Bone Music”, “Bones ‘n’ Ribs”, or “Ribs,” this music revolutionized the way Russians listened to tunes from the western world.
The Boston Typewriter Orchestra began with a revelation that any inanimate object makes a suitable musical instrument. Taking the world (and YouTube) by storm, this charmingly funny, yet sarcastically serious group of musical typists is ready for anything. Ditching traditional instruments in favor of typewriters from yesteryear, The Boston Typewriter Orchestra is finding well-deserved success as fans everywhere marvel at their talent.
There are only a handful of private residences that have the name recognition and cultural significance of Graceland. It’s not the White House or Buckingham Palace, but as an architectural wonder and symbol of one of the planet’s most popular and innovative musicians, this Memphis mansion has certainly earned its standing amongst royalty.
Recently, legendary musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sting joined up with twice Grammy-nominated DJ/Producer Steve Aoki and platinum-selling trio SHAED to collaborate on the energetic dance track “2 in a Million.” The song, a harmonious blend of vocals from the former and the latter, accented by Aoki’s cacophonous beat, is an amalgam of everything that makes all of these artists so popular. However, J.A. Moreno has now released a supplementary director’s cut that takes a deeper look at the meaning behind the music.
In this new age of social distancing and contact-free interaction, music and performance are engaged in a delicate dance—literally and figuratively. One Amsterdam-based filmmaker has managed to capture the essence of solitude, and he’s chronicled it in his latest short film.
We could all use a little bit of beauty right about now, couldn’t we? Take some time out of your day to bask in the sheer cinematic sumptuousness of the latest music video by Polish composer and pianist Hania Rani, who creates enthralling worlds with her singular sound.