Top Posts From AJBlogs For 08.21.16

Who’s Telling Your Story (Storytellers Are Now Our Leaders)
He who tells the story sets the agenda. Looking for artistic leadership? Look for who is telling the most compelling stories… read more
JBlog: diacritical | Douglas McLennan

This Week In Audience: Understanding Troll Culture
This Week: A look at online troll culture – were these awful people always among us?… Here’s who goes to choral concerts… A look inside the brain as it watches movies… Lin Manuel Miranda’s crusade … read more
AJBlog: AJ Arts AudiencePublished 2016-08-21

Almanac: P.G. Wodehouse on drama critics
“Nobody loves them, and rightly, for they are creatures of the night. Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? I doubt it. They come out after dark, and we know how we … read more
AJBlog: About Last NightPublished 2016-08-19

Queering the canon – the new normal?
In John Tiffany’s absorbing production of The Glass Menagerie (seen in New York in 2013, now playing at the Edinburgh International Festival), isolation is a defining note. The Wingfield family’s St Louis apartment … read more
AJBlog: Performance MonkeyPublished 2016-08-19

Ystad Followup: Kathrine Windfeld
The Rifftides wrapup report on the Ystad Sweden Jazz Festival included a brief, enthusiastic comment about a performance by the Kathrine Windfeld Big Band of her piece “Aircraft.” This young Danish composer, arranger and pianist … read more
AJBlog: RiffTidesPublished 2016-08-18