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Kingsley, Cruz deliver in 'Elegy'

In "Elegy," Ben Kingsley plays David Kepesh, an...not with him, he feels "deformed." "Elegy" was adapted from the Philip Roth novella...ones. As formidable as Kingsley is, "Elegy" wouldn't work if his object of obsession...
Coates, Yanagihara are among National Book Award finalists

...Drawn," Robin Coste Lewis' "Voyage of the Sable Venus," Ada Limon's "Bright Dead Things" and Patrick Phillips' "Elegy for a Broken Machine." Nominees for young people's literature are Ali Benjamin's "The Thing About Jellyfish," Laura...
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Symphony review: Warm tones on a frigid night

...of brass and woodwinds made such an arrangement inevitable.Contrasting to this fiery composition was John Corigliano's "Elegy," composed in 1965 as incidental music to Wallace Frey's "Helen," a play about the aging Helen of Troy. With its many...
My Turn: Begich hasn't lived up to Uncle Ted's legacy

...dedication of Mt. Boggs in Anchorage in October 1977, Sigmund articulated the loss of her father with the poem, "Mount Boggs: Elegy for an Unburied Father." It begins:"They made my fatherInto a mountain in Alaska.With appropriate law and ceremonyThey...
Fall Arts Preview

...Schulz, JDHSAmerican Brilliance: Schulz's program features Kevin Puts' fanfare, Millennium Canons; John Corigliano's Elegy, and Gershwin's Rhapsody in Blue featuring pianist Johan Botes; Dvorak's American Suite and Tchaikovsky's Capricco Italian...
Conductor candidate #2 to lead Juneau Symphony this weekend

...Puts, a young composer from New York who won the Pulitzer Prize for his first opera in 2012. Second is John Corigliano's "Elegy," a brief work composed in 1965, and third is Gershwin's "Rhapsody in Blue," written in 1924, featuring guest pianist...
Fairbanks poet releases collection

...poem about childhood set in Michigan in 1944 and continuing through "Mother Marries at Seventy-Three." "Solace," an elegy for a granddaughter, is perfection in its sparseness. "Cake: Selected Poems" By Doreen Fitzgerald. The Ester Republic...
Kuhlke's 'Winesburg' an idiosyncratic jewel

...historical elements of prohibition and women's suffrage. The other major modification is the tone. "Winesburg, Ohio" is an elegy in a minor key, while "Winesburg: Small Town Life" is a comedy, albeit a dark one. But enough about what this play is...
This WeeK
Bringing the bass into the spotlight

...gavotte by early 17th century Italian composer Lorenziti, an elegy by late 19th century composer Bottesini, also Italian,, originally for a dance of French peasant origins. An elegy is a short pensive composition. "I'm also doing a contemporary...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...old age and infirmity, intimacy and isolation. At a time when so many memoirs bear the mark of Narcissus, Bayley's ``Elegy For Iris'' is at once a graceful story of his marriage to the writer Iris Murdoch and an achingly honest portrait of caring...


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