Title: A Performance by Robert AshleyWhen: Thursday, April 14, 2011 7:30 PM - 8:30 PMWhere: Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Martinos Auditorium 154 Angell StreetDescription: Distinguished composer/librettist/singer David Ashley will perform scenes from two of his operas, "Concrete" and "Atalanta (Acts of God)." Robert Ashley has an international reputation for his work in new forms of opera; his recorded works are acknowledged classics of language in a musical setting, known for their original style and their distinctly American subject matter and use of language. His music has been described as "nothing less than the first American opera."Cost: Free
― sorry ozzy but your dope is in another castle (Edward III), Thursday, 24 March 2011 15:49 (3 years ago) Permalink
^ @ brown university providence rhode island usa earth
and here's a 14 hour PBS series ashley did on modern decomposers in the 70s
― sorry ozzy but your dope is in another castle (Edward III), Thursday, 24 March 2011 15:54 (3 years ago) Permalink
^^ every second of that worth watching, that 14 hour work is one of my favorite films / videos of the 70's
“Selected Lectures Written to be Sung”, Wednesday, March 29 10:30 AM“Answers”, Thursday, March 31 7:00 PM.
― Milton Parker, Thursday, 24 March 2011 17:58 (3 years ago) Permalink
are you gonna play hooky from work to go to the Weds. thing?
― sarahel, Thursday, 24 March 2011 20:02 (3 years ago) Permalink
I'm guest lecturing Zeena's class on tuesday, so two days of hooky (& three consecutive days of Mills) is probably pushing it. Maybe, though.
― Milton Parker, Thursday, 24 March 2011 21:11 (3 years ago) Permalink
that simple notiona coincidence among coincidencesis all one needs to know
― it's time for the fish in the perculator (Steve Shasta), Wednesday, 11 May 2011 03:50 (3 years ago) Permalink
enough light on clear days for ordinary occupations
― obliquity of the ecliptic (rrrobyn), Wednesday, 11 May 2011 04:19 (3 years ago) Permalink
In the beginning, there were rocksand on those rocks with harder rocks we learned to make a million bruisesto spell out things like "we were here" and "watch your water"
― Trip Maker, Thursday, 2 June 2011 20:52 (3 years ago) Permalink
he sat and thought about obediencehe had resolved that, of the two kinds, the kind that takes every message of order, rule, law as errorthat everybody who passes along these messagesthat loathes the buildingsthat contradicts the inner voicethat resists, in short, was hisand the other kind...how could it be?
― from shmear to eternity (donna rouge), Thursday, 2 June 2011 21:31 (3 years ago) Permalink
Introducing Susie. Susie works at the bank. That’s her job. Mostly she helps people count their money. SHE LIKES IT
― Milton Parker, Thursday, 2 June 2011 23:55 (3 years ago) Permalink
my facebook "text box" when that was still a thing had that line it, but with my actual name
― from shmear to eternity (donna rouge), Friday, 3 June 2011 21:36 (3 years ago) Permalink
it takes one to peddle and one to steer
― plax (ico), Monday, 5 September 2011 20:27 (3 years ago) Permalink
― your girlfriend on facebook (admrl), Thursday, 22 September 2011 19:55 (3 years ago) Permalink
if i was from the big town i would be calm and debonair
― plax (ico), Monday, 13 May 2013 22:52 (1 year ago) Permalink
- marion finucane
― i gave ten pounds and all i got was a lousy * (darraghmac), Monday, 13 May 2013 22:58 (1 year ago) Permalink
he worked with the forwardness and the backwardness
― Clay, Monday, 13 May 2013 23:08 (1 year ago) Permalink
was talking to a musician at a show tonight and she told me she is going to perform with robert ashley here in mtl in early june and i am like aaaaaah
― obliquity of the ecliptic (rrrobyn), Tuesday, 14 May 2013 05:37 (1 year ago) Permalink
"try to keep in touch with forms of disorder that have been successful in other places so that you can adopt them to local conditions. you can't think of everything."
― Milton Parker, Friday, 17 May 2013 21:26 (1 year ago) Permalink