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Non-fiction Poetry

“And now methinks I could e’en chide myself …”

This is as much for my own reference, to return to and finish reading later, as it is for anyone interested in this small roll I’m on with classicism. T.S. Eliot’s “Tradition and the Individual Talent”

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Architecture

The Case for Classicism

Andres Duany @ U Miami Witnessing my own conversion from skepticism to understanding¬† (notice: not not balls-out adoration, only a greatly deepened understanding) has convinced me that any other architects on this earth with minds sufficiently open will find themselves titanically swayed by this lecture. Oftentimes, what great texts will do is simply paraphrase existing […]

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Architecture

CIVITAS East River Design Competition results

They’re in! Just as I told Noah yesterday at the Black Door, it is simultaneously frustrating and encouraging to see an entry like Joseph Wood’s win. While I am deeply disappointed that we elected not to pursue this competition a few months ago, it also empowers the part of me that steadfastly refuses to conform […]

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Music

Crazily Forgotten Wisdom Masters

In Legacy I brought up how the real token of history is usually given not to the pioneers but to those directly succeeding them– the “culmination artists.” On the subject of the former, the progenitor, it might be worth taking a statistical jab at the rate of turnaround– or, how long it takes for a […]

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Music

evan shinners. bach-upy america.

FatCat75CorneliaStreet MondayApril16th6pm