The Amici della Scala have added another 4 volumes to their collection of illustrated mini-books on the Teatro alla Scala and its collaborators. The complete collection now numbers 36 … [Read more...] about Cecil Beaton celebrated in a new volume from the Amici della Scala
There's Bieber and Gaga, but there's also Atwood. A sample tweet: True, if someone nicks my socks they are still 'mine.' I just can't wear them. Thus unenforceable copyrights." It's a shame that … [Read more...] about Time magazine chooses 140 Best Twitter Feeds – Margaret Atwood is a surprising twitterer
The BBC's new version of Wuthering Heights for the radio has got everyone talking. Something of a first for a radio transmission. Apart from notable exception such as the havoc caused by Orson Welles' … [Read more...] about So Emily Bronte didn’t have **** in mind after all? Andrew McCarthy, director of the Bronte Parsonage Museum replies…
The Wall Street Journal finishes its rave review of d'Amboise's recollections with these words: One of Mr. d'Amboise's nicknames in the company was "Daisy," because he was "always optimistic and … [Read more...] about “I Was a Dancer” – Jacques d’Amboise’s new autobiography – is exuberantly dishy, yet unkind to no one.
Jennifer Homans is a historian and critic who was also a professional dancer: She brings to Apollo’s Angels a knowledge of dance born of dedicated practice. She traces the evolution of technique, … [Read more...] about Apollo’s Angels, the new book on ballet has got everyone talking