Takehiko Nakamura

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Cabaret Voltaire: A night out at history's wildest nightclub

Dada was born 100 years ago in the “total pandemonium” of Zurich’s wild Cabaret Voltaire – and art and culture have never been the same since, writes Alastair Sooke.<p>In 1916, a young Romanian artist called Marcel Janco produced a painting depicting an evening in a Zurich nightclub. Now lost, but …

Sex with Shakespeare: Kink and Secrecy in Singapore

A memoir excerpt<p>Most nights, after work, I went out for drinks with Nikolai, the director of <i>Macbeth</i>. “You look distracted,” he said one evening. …

Simon Armitage: making poetry pay | Aida Edemariam

In a culture that has consigned poetry to the margins, Armitage has become something very rare: a genuinely popular British poet. <b>Aida Edemariam</b> hits the road with the busiest man in verse<p>One Indian summer evening last September, off a busy slip road not far from the Tower of London, Simon Armitage …

An evening of music inspired by the life and work of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

<b>In October 2015, at 14 intimate concert venues along the route of The Coleridge Way, award winning folk musicians Ange Hardy and Lukas Drinkwater</b> …

Samuel Taylor Coleridge gets folk music tribute

Singer Ange Hardy honours the romantic poet who wrote The Ancient Mariner and was born on October 21 1772<p>Samuel Taylor Coleridge is considered one of England's finest poets and most of us will recognise the lines: "<i>In Xanadu did Kubla Khan . . .</i>"<p>Now the poet has a musical tribute from one of …

追悼・岡本おさみ① 詩集『ビートルズが教えてくれた』から生まれた森進一の「襟裳岬」

ビクターレコードの創立50周年を記念する企画で、フォークソング・ブームを巻き起こしていたシンガー・ソングライターの吉田拓郎と、作詞家の岡本おさみのコンビに若き演歌スターの森進一に書き下ろしの歌を作るという案が通った。<p>アイデアを提出したディレクターの高橋隆は入社してからまもない新人で、キャリアはなかっ …

John Manning - 'White Bear' (1971): Forgotten Series

Share this:<p>An album called <i>White Bear</i> has my undivided attention by virtue of its name alone. But when its cover also shows a lanky long-haired fellow …

WB Yeats: How to read a poem

The Nobel Prize laureate WB Yeats was born 150 years ago this June. Poet Nick Laird analyses his unique reading style and describes the challenges of performing verse.<p>I once read in Dublin with a poet who turned up with what looked like a small wooden suitcase. It turned out to be a sort of …

Ten unforgettable Shakespeare lines

The Birth of a Nation: The most racist movie ever made?

DW Griffith’s film was released on 8 February 1915. A century later it’s regarded as a landmark in cinema history – and terribly bigoted. Tom Brook reports.<p>One hundred years after it was made The Birth of a Nation still has the power to both enthrall and appall. The film is as confounding as ever, …

Fumio Hayasaka, Piano Concerto ― the 1st movement (1/3)

'Ancient Music of Babylon' Recorded for 1st Time

(Newser) – A singer with folk roots and a guy who "plays a mean lyre" have recorded haunting songs that sound something like ancient Babylonian …

When Christmas carols were banned

During the Puritans’ rule of England, celebrating on 25 December was forbidden. Singing yuletide songs then was a political act, writes Clemency Burton-Hill.<p>When it comes to revolutionary protest songs, what springs to mind? Billie Holliday’s Strange Fruit? Bob Dylan’s Blowin’ In The Wind? Sam …

PJ Harvey Announces Poetry Book The Hollow of the Hand

<i>Photo by Tom Spray</i><p><b>Update:</b> Listen to Harvey read her poem "The Guest Room" (and read the text of the poem) over at <i>The New Yorker</i>.<p>PJ Harvey has announced her first book: a 224-page collection of images and poetry created in collaboration with photographer/filmmaker Seamus Murphy, titled <i>The Hollow of</i> …

身も心も疲れ果てて〜トム・ウェイツ27歳

<b>♪Tom Traubert’s Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)/トム・ウェイツ</b><br>Wasted and wounded, it ain’t what the moon did<br>Got what I paid for now<br>See ya …

Hear an Unreleased Song From Folk Legend Bessie Jones

Bessie Jones was born in Georgia in 1902 to a family of story-telling singers and musicians. Her African-born grandfather had once been a slave and raised her with the blues and gospel spirituals that he sang on the plantations. Jones sang her whole life, but wider interest in her developed after a …

‘Voice of the Village’, Filmmaker Launches Indiegogo Project to Memorialize the Prolific Folk Singer Jack Hardy

<i>Voice of the Village – The Legend of Jack Hardy</i> is a forthcoming film to memorialize the prolific singer/songwriter Jack Hardy and his enormous …

November 2014: “You are in Ithaca, but you are not yet home”

Dylan Thomas: Rock ‘n’ roll poet

It is 100 years since the birth of Dylan Thomas, who set the template for future poets and spoken word. But what made him unique? Jane Ciabattari looks back.<p>Dylan Thomas, whose centenary is on 27 October, was a prodigy who became a living legend, the first poet to be magnified by celebrity culture …

Scope Vintage Photos of '60s and '70s-Era Celebs From a New Art Book - PAPER

<i>Jack Nicholson and Anjelica Huston</i><p>Jack and Anjelica in their skivvies. Babs in her iconic Scaasi suit. Iggy Pop sweaty and in a speedo. All these images and more appear in photographer Julian Wasser's recently-released art book, <i>The Way We Were: The Photography of Julian Wasser</i>, documenting the fun …

7/14 今日は何の日|庶民の思いを代弁した吟遊詩人、ウディ・ガスリーの誕生日 米フォークシンガーのウディ・ガスリーが1912年のこの日、米オクラホマ州オケマーで誕生した。大恐慌時代の30年代にカリフォルニアに移り、「I Ain’t Got No Home」や「Talking Dust Bowl」といった、オクラホマからの移民の苦労をもとにした楽曲を発表。40年代には、厳しい時代に生きる人々の心情を歌った「This Land Is Your Land」で人気を博したが、以降は健康問題に悩まされ、67年10月3日に難病のハンチントン病で死去。55歳だった。 #今日は何の日 #WoodyGuthrie Photo by GAB Archive/Redferns

July 4 Special: “We Shall Overcome”: Remembering Folk Icon, Activist Pete Seeger

<b>AMY GOODMAN:</b> We spend the rest of the hour remembering Pete Seeger.<p><b>PETE SEEGER:</b> [singing] <i>If I had a hammer,</i> <i><br>I’d hammer in the morning,</i> <i><br>I’d hammer in</i> …

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Art in Ukraine: Bullets and barricades

ヴェルヴェット・アンダーグラウンド67年ボストン公演をベースにしたアンディ・ウォーホールのフィルム33分がYouTubeに