Springup

by Kevin T McEneaney When scent of lilacs lilt in Spring air, it’s time to retrieve pick-ax, spade, and hoe to plant various seeds, tubers, and bushes. Working in mellow…

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Celebrating Beethoven at Bard

Ludwig Von Beethoven by Kevin T McEneaney This year is the 250th anniversary of the birth of Ludwig von Beethoven. Many orchestras around the world have been performing Beethoven concerts.…

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At the Center: History as Question Mark

by Kevin T. McEneaney Lou Trapani’s new play Oedipus Rx at the Center for Performing Arts in Rhinebeck raises more questions than one can comfortably answer. A modern version of…

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Household Rules

by Kevin T. McEneaney Thou shalt not permit dust bunnies larger than a basketball to accumulate in any room. Thou shalt not stuff the refrigerator with moldy mushrooms or rotten,…

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Geoengineering Revisited

by Bill Schlesinger Late last month the National Academy of Sciences released a report recommending that the U.S. initiate a $200 million research program to understand the potential for and…

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Pippin: When Men Grow Up

Amy Gustin Millin, as mother of Pippin by Kevin T. McEneaney The attempt to bring aspects of Berthold Brecht’s biting revolutionary drama to the commercial Broadway musical stage was, in…

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The Great Cloak

by Kevin T McEneaney Just as physicists play with duration, light, and the vast concept of space itself, so do poets when they are most sober gazing into the heart…

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Ocean Acidification

by Bill Schlessinger When certain oxidized gases, such as sulfur dioxide (SO2) and nitrogen dioxide (NO2), dissolve in water, they make it acid.  When these gases are emitted as air…

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Bard TŌN: Stravinsky, Mendelssohn & More

Zongheng Zhang by Kevin T. McEneaney On April 10 under Leon Botstein’s baton, The Orchestra Now opened with Ácana by Tania León, a rather prolific Cuban composer (b. 1943). The…

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Transformational Tilt

by Kevin T. McEneaney “You can think of the entire environment jiggling, vibrating,”—Quantum physicist Louis Slocombe   That gradual tilt toward warmer weather with sunny daffodil days and birdsong symphony…

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