Archive | October, 2016

Hamilton: An American Tragedy

In which I sketch out a few thoughts on Hamilton: An American Musical, the Broadway hit that reinvents the American revolution as a musical tragedy that some have said is Shakespearian in its vision and scope. The play is radically innovative, mingling rap and hip hop music with traditional Broadway show tunes and sounds from […]

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Beyond Words: Illuminated Manuscripts at Boston College

Boston College, Harvard, and the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum have a fantastic three venue cooperative show of an amazing collection of illuminated manuscripts. Everyone in the Boston area should check them out. On Saturday the McMullen Museum at Boston College hosted a wonderful educational program for kids and I took, Benedict, Isabella, and Sophia and […]

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Immediate Book Meme: flashback

I found this draft for a previous iteration of the immediate book meme in the archive of unpublished blog posts. I guess I forgot to publish it back in May. Interesting to see where the overlap of books is between this and the one I just did. Mrs Darwin is playing the Immediate Book Meme […]

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