Michael Krasny, Senior Editor, Mullane discussed on Forum

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Forum on Michael Krasny. Looking for the best shows and events to check out this summer. Well, the editors Idi arts have guide for that multiple guys actually covering the range of arts, openings, must see movies music festivals and more happening across the bay area this summer, and those aren't senators by right here with us today in studio share their top picks for what to see and do, and we're also discuss the state of the art scene in general, how Artis revive amid the high cost of living in with the trend toward corporate ownership of live music venues means for local musicians. Joining me now here in studio gave Mullane, senior editor. Thanks. Michael. Thank you. Have you? And also with us is amusing editor Nastya Voinov Scalia morning to you and pajamas harsh also columnists and host of right now there. That's an art segment that airs Sunday mornings on Cutie radio. Good morning, having me. Glad to have all of you, welcome to all of you. And I'm going to begin with you begin by talk. Talking about the fact that a lot of corporate ownership has taken over and many people's minds. But we've also got a lot of small homegrown festivals. I wanna talk about some of them with you one we'll start off with Vectis. Kronos. Criminal festival is going to be happening and. Let's talk about actually what they're doing. Premier new composition fact. Yeah. They're actually coming three new compositions. I'm so starts tonight. Asaf jazz. It goes through Saturday and what I really love about Kronos, quartet is they kind of have this philosophy of classical music, that's something for the people by the people. So they have this initiative, fifty for the future, where their commissioning fifty new works from different composers from all over the world, people who don't traditionally here in classic music spaces. So they're premiering a new piece by Hollick has say, Mattie, who's from the Malaya in group show DeKalb, and then they also have a new piece from Stanford professor Mark Applebaum, who's really whimsical composer, who uses a lot of found objects, non instruments, even has a piece for three conductors and no musicians. And then there's also a new piece by MRI Mazzola, who is this, a really exciting coming composer, the classical world? And she is actually the composer in residence at the at the Chicago symphony. And there's a lot of other stuff too. There's a tribute to Seger tribute to Howard's, the author of people's history of the United States connected origin to music. Yeah. So they have this part of the evening, where Curtis is going to be playing, and then people like Rebecca Solnit the cultural critic, and then also mcleay jazz musician. They're going to be reading from Howard's ends up people's history, and also text from our Luther King junior, and other revolution as basically kind of celebrating like the dissenters and activists and. People like that, who shaped American history lose. You said kicks off today through Saturday, SF jazz center, and here's a singer from trio Cali, which premieres, one of these new compositions that you talked about the song is called. I. Why? And. The. Okay. We're talking about a trend. That is local and homegrown with Ted. And there are other groups fell into that same category..

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