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Sunday Sermon – High F

“..And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the merging of image and text defining a new form of communication should be killed…” Continue reading

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Save the Whales! Save the Opera?

Following the New York City Opera’s closure, Jeremy Polacek ponders the decline of a classic cultural pastime, our emotional relationship to the opera – and what the opera and the dodo might have in common. Continue reading

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Living at the Museum

Edward Ainsworth’s elegiac tone poem for Chicago, addiction, Nina Simone, and a banker’s daughter. Continue reading

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