Art and About (March 2012)
A member of WBEZ forwarded me a copy of Ira Glass’ letter about the station's retraction relating to its program that aired Mike Daisey’s one-man show. "The Agony and the Ecstasy of Steve Jobs," in which Daisey tells of visiting a factory in China owned by Foxconn that manufactures iPhones and iPads.
As I watched the first two pieces in the Mark Morris Dance Group concert on Thursday evening at Krannert Center, I assumed, incorrectly, that they were older because of the influence of folk dance in the choreography.
Here’s something that many of us movie lovers have been waiting for: Roger Ebert will announce on his blog next Wednesday (March 21) the lineup and guests for the 2012 Ebertfest.
"People are getting impatient," he tweeted Tuesday.
Ever since the 2011 Champaign-Urbana Folk & Roots Festival in late November I’ve been hearing about fiddler Kate Fritz.
I finally did it.
One of the biggest events this weekend hasn’t received much advance publicity: Poet Nikki Giovanni will speak at 6 tonight (Friday, March 9) at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Thinking about becoming a member of the Art Theater Co-op? You can do so at any time but if you sign up by March 25 you can vote for the candidates wanting to be on the inaugural nine-member co-op board of directors.