<![CDATA[State of the Art Blog | CharlotteObserver.com &]]> http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/ en-us Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:54:36 EDT http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Thu, 25 Jun 2015 14:54:36 EDT State of the Art 60 ccarpenter@charlotteobserver.com(Cheryl Carpenter) Nikki Haley for president? Some take it seriously http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article168646912.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Tue, 22 Aug 2017 14:00:15 EDT

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Phillip Larrimore creates holograms http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article82283077.html#storylink=rss Click to Continue »]]> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:10:28 EDT http://www.charlotteobserver.com/news/local/article82283077.html Man meets machine in orchestra-free concerto http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article74473322.html#storylink=rss Human pianist and programmer give us Rachmaninov in nonhuman recording

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Live jazz at Charlotte Ballet? Count me in. http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article73979922.html#storylink=rss Singer Gloria Reuben and MCG Jazz will sing and play with a Dwight Rhoden premiere.

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When I look at UMAR artists, I see.... http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article72873807.html#storylink=rss Some of the county’s most fearless craftspeople showed their work Tuesday. As usual, I bit.

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10 things you need to know about Shakespeare http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article72504562.html#storylink=rss With the 400th anniversary of his death this weekend, everybody’s making a Will

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UNC Charlotte tears ‘Hamlet’ to bits and gets... http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article65523872.html#storylink=rss Heiner Muller’s ‘Hamletmachine’ receives local premiere next week

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A hearing-impaired video star made my day http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article65038552.html#storylink=rss Watching a girl fully enjoy a show at Children’s Theatre of Charlotte brightened my afternoon

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Everything’s fake about ‘Realish Housewives of Charlotte’ except the laughter http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/lawrence-toppman/article63492767.html#storylink=rss Mock TV reality show “shooting” in the Queen City reaches Booth Playhouse

Comedy has been cleverly tailored to suit the region and snappily presented

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Shaw, Steinbeck and other unlikely Oscar nominees http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article62043692.html#storylink=rss Thirteen folks you wouldn’t expect to see when the Academy Awards came knocking

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The American musical gets dissected wisely by Jack Viertel http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article61169697.html#storylink=rss His book ‘The Secret Life of the American Musical’ comes out March 1

Even if you’ve been going to plays for half a century (and I have), you’ll learn from this guy

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If you’ve wished Charlotte Symphony would dare more, line up for ’16-’17 tickets now http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article58418723.html#storylink=rss A commissioned concerto, local premieres and more-than-usual modernity spice up 2016-17 rosterSeason begins with an all-Tchaikovsky program

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Clarence Carter: A soul singer turns 80, and who remembers? http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article58733618.html#storylink=rss His versatility has been forgotten, but he recorded some classics in the 1960s and 1970s

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Two Tony nominees pay a quiet visit to Charlotte http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article57972163.html#storylink=rss Terrence Mann and Charlotte d’Amboise stop by Children’s Theatre of Charlotte to teach and recruit

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Long-lost cult movies ‘Axe,’ ‘Kidnapped Coed’ revive dead Charlotte musicians’ reputations http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article56714193.html#storylink=rss Severin Films offers double bill on DVD and Blu-ray

George Shaw and John Willhelm, whose sudden deaths made them almost legendary, wrote the scores

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If ‘Revenant’ wins a best-picture Oscar, it’ll have lots of lame company http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article55472560.html#storylink=rss A clunker has slipped into the top Academy Awards at least once per decade

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Alan Rickman’s death stills a distinctive voice http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article54710895.html#storylink=rss He could make evil dangerously seductive or represent a kind of victimized, suffering goodness

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David Bowie – the man who could have been a movie star http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article54172320.html#storylink=rss Hollywood never knew what to do with him ... but if it had tried harder ....

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Sanjay Leela Bhansali: The greatest movie director you’ve never heard of http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article53340085.html#storylink=rss His ‘Bajirao Mastani,’ now playing in Charlotte, was one of the best films to come out in 2015

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Toppman’s top 10 movies for 2015 http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article50503875.html#storylink=rss I don’t know if Oscar will agree, but these are the ones that made the strongest impact on me

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‘Man of La Mancha:’ The greatest musical nobody does these days http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article49926670.html#storylink=rss This episode from the life of Miguel Cervantes opened on Broadway 50 years ago this fall

One of my desert-island musicals proved to be a one-hit wonder for its creative talent – but what a hit!

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‘But Enough About Me’: Burt Reynolds cuts loose http://www.charlotteobserver.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/state-of-the-art/article48504935.html#storylink=rss Frank, freewheeling memoir makes for entertaining reading – and stirs up memories

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