NEW YORK, NY - MAY 07: Composer Philip Glass and singer Angelique Kidjo attend The Kitchen Spring Gala Benefit 2013 at Capitale on May 7, 2013 in New York City.
I used to play music when he would give talks in the 70s and 80s, before he had the Nobel Prize, and people weren’t really sure who he was. He would give public talks, and they weren’t sure when he would come, exactly, and they asked me to play music until he cameMore quotes »
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Pat Metheny/Tap: John Zorn's Book of Angels Vol 20 – review
fusion music, but he has risked tough challenges, too – withOrnette Coleman, or the late improv guitarist Derek Bailey, or Philip Glass, for instance. This reworking of six pieces from John Zorn's colossal songbooks is performed and overdubbed by Metheny on from Guardian Unlimited Read more »
Cinedigm nabs Toronto-bound, Wordless 'Visitors'
distribution rights to Visitors, a black and white movie with no spoken dialogue from director Godfrey Reggio, composer Philip Glass and filmmaker Jon Kane that is being “presented” by Steven Soderbergh. The movie will be presented in theaters using 4k projection from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Toronto Giving World Bow to Godfrey Reggio’s 'Visitors' in September
TIFF director and CEO Piers Handling on Wednesday. “Thirty years after Koyaanisqatsi, Godfrey Reggio — with the support of Philip Glass and Jon Kane — once again leapfrogs over us earth-bound filmmakers and creates another stunning, wordless portrait of modern from Hollywood Reporter Read more »
Center for the Arts 2013-14 season: Philip Glass to Ira Glass
Philip Glass and his orchestra, the Philip Glass Ensemble, will kick off the Center for the Arts’ first season held in its newly-built home. The Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech will open its first full season in its new home with a performance by a legendary from Roanoke.com Read more »
Food Matters | When Eating and Art Became One
work by Matta-Clark, Carl Andre, Sol Le Witt and Keith Sonnier in a raw, junk-filled space. On nearby Pier 14, Philip Glass performed and the year-old avant-garde theater company Mabou Mines staged a Samuel Beckett play. The artist Tina Girouard, who would from The New York Times Read more »