Proust Eats a Sandwich collects my latest words, thoughts and contributions about music, mostly, but also dance, cartoons, arts journalism, criticism, and poetry, in Kansas City and abroad. "Read Me" selects some personal favorite posts and links to other publications. Everything else is just for fun.
Maybe next year will be the year of work/life balance. 😉 People with more time and ambition are writing year end lists and best of decade lists and various other lists, but geez, I'm too exhausted to consider sifting through everything that has happened in the last few years. But then again, my 10 year... Continue Reading →
I wrote a "Guide to Choral Christmastide" for the many, many choir concerts during December: over 30 performances in less than 30 days!
I say this every time, but this is definitely my favorite collection display we've ever done. One of the student assistants brought in a marimo (moss ball, lake goblin, or Aegagropila linnaei, to be precise) and we developed our Oct/Nov display from music about the environment and the supernatural, featuring work from Japan and Iceland,... Continue Reading →