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Blog do escritor Luís Soares

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Director Bart Hess’s sleek depiction of ageing for Define Beauty sees the unblemished surface of two marble sculptures sag and shrivel (not unlike human skin). Demonstrating time’s unforgiving impacts on the body - in front of your very eyes - the film is a reminder that the fight against dermatological degradation is a battle that's impossible to win.

Jason Moran Plays Thelonious Monk

For the radio show and more info: http://n.pr/1hsGhW6

"Thelonious Monk is the most important musician. Period!" That's pianist Jason Moran on "the first pianist who made me want to be a pianist." So Moran decided to present a personal reflection on Monk's music, reconfiguring the 1959 large ensemble concert that Monk presented at Town Hall in New York City. Ever the interdisciplinary thinker, Moran also gathered photographs and archival audio recordings to present a visual companion piece to his new arrangements. In time for Monk's birthday anniversary, Jazz Night takes in the full multimedia presentation that is 'In My Mind' from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.