The Gift That Art Gives Us

Photo cred: Cleveland.com/ABC At the Oscars, Viola Davis in her acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress in Fences paid tribute to her craft by eloquently saying that the artist community “[is] the only profession that celebrates what it means to live a life.” While the internet perhaps took too much from these words in the…

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White Noise: Some Thoughts on the Grammys

Similar to the Golden Globes, I found myself wondering during the Grammys why I bother with awards season. The winners are predictable, the performances boring, the show generally forgettable. While there were a few notable standouts, I was overall disappointed with the awards show. Here’s what I liked: 1) Little Big Town’s performance of “Girl…

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