Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Happy Halloween with Ko-Ko the Clown, Cab Calloway and Fatha’s Faustian Fingers

Here is something a little bit creepy for Halloween. In 1933, when Fleischer Studios decided to base one of their animated shorts on the Snow White story, they of course cast their most famous creation – Betty Boop – in

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When to clap at classical music concerts: the final word on the matter

There’s a great deal of talk going on about the accessibility of classical music and how this relates to the future of the art form. Music needs an audience, and balancing the need to keep those concert halls filled with

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