Some Cultural Selections from the Internet by Foley Schuler…
Hopefully you had a chance to enjoy the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet at The Rose Theatre, Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp’s authentic Elizabethan theatre this past weekend—and our thanks again to the Pigeon Creek Shakespeare Company for another great performance and to all who attended this special benefit event for Blue Lake Public Radio. We are already looking forward to our next Shakespeare offering—and in the meantime, a bit futher afield, you can enjoy Colm Feore—Canadian national treasure, gifted actor and a veteran of stage and screen, who just celebrated a birthday this past week—in King Lear at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario. And, even closer—as close, in fact, as your computer, or smart tv—is his bravura performance as Glenn Gould in Francois Girad's brilliant 32 Short Films About Glenn Gould, which I was delighted to just find uploaded in its entirety on Youtube. Watch here!
The great Iranian poet Simin Behbahani died on August 19 at the age of 87. Read more about her life and work in this remembrance.
Beautiful beyond description—just check it out: The Art of Marbling.
Ever wonder what it might be like to live the life of J.D. Salinger--or at least in the legendarily reclusive author’s house (or how about Ray Bradbury’s of John Cheever’s)? Now’s your chance to find out: Dead Authors' Homes.
We here at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp and Blue Lake Public Radio have long believed deeply in the beneficial effects of studying and listening to music—it’s what we’re all about. A recent study provides further scientific evidence for How Playing Music Affects the Developing Brain.
From Ghandi to Chaplin and many more, he was a master cinematic chronicle of the epic stories and lives of our time. Sir Richard Attenborough has died at the age of 90. Read more from The Guardian on the life and passing of this celebrated actor and director.
“In art the best is good enough.” —Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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