Hilary Hahn Improvs & Kids Blog — The violinist Hilary Hahn ditches the classical repertoire and goes full improv. She performs live in the studio with the pianist Hauschka. Kurt Andersen talks with the writer Adam Gopnik about how Hollywood-style violence might have played into the massacre in a Colorado movie theater. And Karen Thompson Walker imagines time slowing down in her debut novel The Age of Miracles.
The classical violinist blends Bach and Charles Ives with flair, then tops it off with a fedora.
The Strand Weekend Highlights: June 16, 2012 — Pick of the week’s arts: Commonwealth Writers Prize winners; Carlos Gamerro; review of Rock of Ages and more
Weekend Highlights, November 3, 2012 — Highlights of the week’s arts including opera singer Renee Fleming, film maker Oscar Corrall on following Tom Wolfe around Miami and male nudes in Vienna.