Why on earth did I ever let him go?

Mary Magdalene in the Grotto, by Jules-Joseph Lefebvre The Ballad of Mary Magdalene This one is perhaps the biggest stretch, but as you may have noticed before, I’m interested in how artists tell stories around a central, more well-known story.  Richard Shindell’s brilliant “Ballad of Mary Magdalen” is just such … → read more

A BENEFIT FOR UTAH PHILLIPS TO BE HELD IN WHITE PLAINS ON SUNDAY APRIL 20

I’d like to share a note that I received from John Pietaro, a member of the alternative protest ensemble Flames of Discount, about this coming Sunday’s benefit for Utah Phillips:A BENEFIT FOR UTAH PHILLIPSSunday April 20, 2PM – 4PMRosendale Community Center (site switched from Rosendale Cafe, when audience response was … → read more