Power of Ailey

Originally published in Cultural Weekly on April 15, 2015. The opening night program of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion showcased four pieces from the repertory, […]

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InfoGraphic: Cannes Film Festival by the Numbers

By Adam Leipzig, Entertainment Media Partners, and Jeremy Kay, Screen International The red carpet and rosé, movies and movie stars, buying and selling, prix and paparazzi. The world is watching. How does the Cannes Film Festival showcase […]

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Creativity and Capital in the 21st Century

A funny thing happened on the way to traditional media’s complete dumbing-down of the American mind: Thomas Piketty’s gigantic, massively researched treatise Capital in the Twenty-First Century has climbed to the top […]

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Why Does Some Creative Culture Spread?

Why does some creative culture spread, while other creative culture arrives dead? Why, for example, are people prowling the streets of Bristol, England, right now hoping to discover Banksy’s next […]

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