EDUCATION THROUGH MUSIC!!

ETMLA

Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETMLA) is a non-profit that partners with inner-city schools, both public and private, including Catholic. Their mission is to provide and promote music in disadvantaged schools as part of the core curriculum for every child in order to enhance students’ academic achievement and creative and overall development. Recently I sat down […]

DOCUMENTARIAN FREDERICK WISEMAN: CHRONICLER OF THE WESTERN WORLD

FREDERICK WISEMAN

Visions & Voices is a terrific USC-sponsored arts and humanities initiative. The series features theatrical productions, music and dance performances, film screenings, lectures, and workshops by critically acclaimed artists and distinguished speakers. Most of the events are open to the public and free, though seats must be reserved. On August 26, the series will feature […]

THINGS UNSEEN: ILLUMINATED MANUSCRIPTS AT THE GETTY

Jacob's Dream, from World Chronicle, about 1400 - 1410, Regensburg, unknown. The J. Paul Getty Museum

The award-winning film-maker Ingmar Bergman was the son of a Lutheran minister in Sweden. In his autobiography The Magic Lantern, he wrote of his childhood, “I devoted my interest to the church’s mysterious world of low arches, thick walls, the smell of eternity, the coloured sunlight quivering above the strangest vegetation of medieval paintings and […]