Happy Thursday, creatives!
It’s another beautiful day to be alive.
It may be rainy outside here in the big city of Cape Girardeau, Mo., but the future’s bright. (or at least, that’s today’s affirmation).
Anyhoo, time to get into the weeds.
We have a rundown of the arts, featuring a new musical version of The Notebook.
We’ve got a look at how to turn a mall into a viable hub.
We’re talking a gander at the architectural vision of Myron Goldfinger, who passed away recently.
And, we’re reflecting on the King of Ragtime’s legacy.
The day-to-day items we use are getting smarter.
In the world of entertainment, the question is: can streaming service Max persist after losing the “HBO” from its branding?
The streaming wars continue, and the future of entertainment hangs in the balance.
Oh, and if you’d ever thought, “Hmmm… I’d like to write a slasher film about a sloth terrorizing a sorority,” I have bad news — they beat you to it.
Sometimes, it’s the hidden variables that make a dead industry viable.
What gives European malls the advantage over US malls?
The integration of commercial spaces into towns and cities is crucial for their resilience.
Integrated commercial spaces in Europe are faring better compared to isolated big box stores in the US.
“The Notebook” is becoming a musical. The opening is set for March 14 at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theater, with previews beginning Feb. 6.
Sthenjwa Luthuli brings African traditions into his new exhibition Inzalo Ye Langa: Birthplace of the Sun, which is on view at Unit London.
The New York Times dubs “Blaise Cendrars: Poetry is Everything” as one of the “most appealing and eye-opening shows of the summer — a concentrated pop of free-spirited trans-Atlantic modernity, alive with rich color and typographical pyrotechnics.” Poetry and painting meet in her work.
Christopher Nolan film dialogue, infamously, can be hard to understand. That’s because he doesn’t revoice pieces from the actor later, opting to use the performance as caught in the moment. He calls it an “artistic choice that some people disagree with.”
Myron Goldfinger’s vision was to start with the timeless basics of geometry: semicircles, blocks, and triangles.
Goldfinger was a prominent architect known for his modernist homes in the New York region.
He passed away at the age of 90 in Westchester County, NY.
“All architecture must eventually fade and return to dust,” Goldfinger wrote. “The fashion of the moment is so temporary. Only the timeless basic geometry repeats in time.”