For the chamber opera, Kentridge (who wrote the libretto) joins forces with composer Philip Miller, choreographer Dada Masilo, and Harvard physicist Peter Galison to deliver a blend of art and performance. Sharing the stage with a menagerie of strange machines of his own invention, along with singers, dancers, and musicians, Kentridge conjures a profound exploration of the nature of time.
(CHICAGO)-Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Zell Music Director Riccardo Muti and Chicago Symphony Orchestra Association (CSOA) President Jeff Alexander announce a two-year contract extension for world-renowned cellist and educator, Yo-Yo Ma, who has served as the organization's Judson and Joyce Green Creative Consultant since the position was established in 2010.
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Visiting Tel Aviv to get prize for role in ‘information revolution,’ Jimmy Wales says he aims for facts about Israeli-Palestinian conflict to overwhelm bias
TEL AVIV (JTA) — In 2003, two years after the website was founded, the editors of Wikipedia faced a dilemma: How should they refer to the part-fence, part-wall Israel was building along the West Bank border?
The article’s first iteration — published amid the bloody Second Intifada, or Palestinian uprising — called it a “security fence” and focused on Israeli support. Within a half-hour, another editor added a sentence about a United Nations condemnation. Later that day, the phrase “apartheid wall” appeared, using the Palestinians’ preferred term.