From Notes From Tanglewood: Leslie Kandell contemplates the music of John Cage in the wake of the Bang On a Can Music Festival at MASS MoCA.
From The Times Union’s Arts Talk: Tracy Ormsbee reports on the serious financial problems of the Cohoes Music Hall.
From Rural Intelligence: 20 Questions for Yo-Yo Ma, the cello virtuoso with upcoming performances at both the Saratoga Performing Arts Center and Tanglewood.
From Foss Forward: Sara Foss reviews the recent Wilco concert at Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown show.
From The Rogovoy Report: Seth Rogovoy previews the photography exhibition, “Kaitlyn 5X5: The Girl with the Crescent Moons Tattoo,” which opens with a reception from 6-10pm on Saturday (August 4) at North Adams’ Brill Gallery in the Eclipse Mill.
From the CRUMBS Blog: Singer-songwriter Mike Grosshandler debuts the music video for “Blue Skies Black,” the title track of his new album.
From Berkshire On Stage: Larry Murray previews the upcoming week at Tanglewood, including Tuesday’s ever-popular “Tanglewood On Parade.”
From Indie Albany: J. Eric Smith discusses the art – and the “why” – of blogging.
From The Free George: Ethan Putnam reviews “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” calling it “one of the best films you will see all year.”