Top Posts From Today’s AJBlogs 08.05.16

Metropolitan Museum Boasts Record Attendance; Attributes Deficit, in Part, to Younger Demographics Is an increase in young visitors too much of a good thing? The Metropolitan Museum late yesterday issued an upbeat press release that painted a much rosier picture of attendance figures than my doom-and-gloom postread more
AJBlog: CultureGrrl Published 2016-08-05

When We Allow Technology To Police Our Culture… Last year I was producing the live streaming of the Ojai Music Festivaland we decided to use YouTube to carry the streams. In a small outdoor venue, the number of seats is limited to … read more
AJBlog: diacritical/Douglas McLennan Published 2016-08-05

Propwatch: Richard III’s spine When archaeologists excavating a Leicestershire car park in 2013 uncovered a battle-scarred skeleton, the emergence of its severely curved spine was the first strong indication that these were the remains of Richard III: England’s … read more
AJBlog: Performance Monkey Published 2016-08-05

Trump Wrestles for President A friend tipped me to this video. It’s no secret. Hundreds of thousands of viewers have seen it, but I hadn’t. My friend also sent along his comment: How could the man in … read more
AJBlog: Straight|Up Published 2016-08-05

One song, no plot In today’s Wall Street Journal I review the new Broadway revival of Cats. Here’s an excerpt. * * * Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats” opened in New York in 1982 and closed 18 years later, the …read more
AJBlog: About Last Night Published 2016-08-05