Scene4 - International Magazine of Arts and Culture

Scene4 Magazine March 2016

Scene4 - International Magazine of Arts and Media - March 2016

Scene4 Magazine inFocus -

The Revenant l reviewed by Miles David Moore Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

Film — The Cold, Hard West
The Hateful Eight, The Revenant
The Revenant
is the better film of the two

Miles David Moore

Through A Glass Darkly | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

Through A Lens Darkly
Two photographers
of the sixties
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold

Cold Mountain | reviewed by Karren Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

Opera Cold Mountain
An outstanding collaboration of artists who excel at what they do and a memorable example of new American opera

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inView -


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It’s Off To Work I Go
Ignore Hillary, ignore the limited
-vision politicking of the campaign
and instead...

Michael Bettencourt

2016 Dé Jà Vu All Over Again
The master filmmakers of the 20th Century all had a vision of what cinema and their films should be
Arthur Meiselman

Where Is Fancy Bred?
As this issue goes “to press,”
(“to bytes”?), the U.S.A. seems
to have gone a little unhinged
Nathan Thomas

Whatever Happened To Herbie?
Nashville in 1969 was a hip,
happening place. It was no longer just
a showcase for hillbilly musicians
Les Marcott

This Way To The Machine
How did I end up with a waaay long
q-tip stuck down my nostril & the
old guy in the white coat saying...
Claudine Jones

Listening to Joe Jackson’s
Night and Day

It promotes a philosophy, as well as
the vigorous tapping of feet: get out
there and live, firsthand, exuberantly

Patrick Walsh

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

Scene4 Magazine | The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren Lalonde Alenier

Literary Marathons
The marathon reading of Moby Dick
happened in New Bedford

 Karren LaLonde Alenier

The 29th Saiburi Fishing Tournament - Arts of Thailand | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

Arts of Thailand
The 29th Saiburi Fishing
Game Tournament 2016

 Janine Yasovant

Zoran Bognar | Selected Poems | Scene4 Magazine - March 2016

Zoran Bognar
A distinguished Serbian poet, essayist, critic, editor of a leading Serbian publisher, Dereta, his works are translated into 18 languages

Sarah Palin's House | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

Sarah Palin’s House
Same house
different view

Elliot Feldman

San Francisco Ballet Premieres Forsythe and Scarlatt | reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - March 2016

San Francisco Ballet Premieres Forsythe and Scarlett
Passion, sex, humor bounce off the stage

Renate Stendhal

Amaterasu | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

The radiance of the Sun Goddess filled the universe and all deities rejoiced

Griselda Steiner

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

San Francisco From A Helicopter  | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016
painting and poetry
The Art of David Wiley | Hieroglyph V | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

San Francisco From A Helicopter
The Photography of Jon Rendell

Painting - Hieroglyph V
Poetry - Homeric Outing
The Art of David Wiley

Carousel and Other Stories | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | March 2016 |

The Promise of Mont Saint Michel
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
From her new collection of short stories, CAROUSEL and Other Stories

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | September 2015 |

Undress Me  Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undress her by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | The Greed Gene | Michael Bettencourt | September 2015 |

The Greed Gene  Michael Bettencourt
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor — the "genie of genes" — that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt September 2015 |


An astute and entertaining array of audio essays on an array of topics by an astute and
entertaining essayist.


Scene4 Magazine Blogs -

Letters to the Editor
Recent Letters

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Karren LaLonde Alenier
The Dresser addresses what’s underneath the art

Miles David Moore Thoughts and observations from, to, for or against

Les Marcott
Dr. Barnabus T. Bynum's
Travelling Minstrel Show


Arthur Meiselman


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Scene4 Magazine inPrint -

SCENE4 publishes Plays, Screenplays, Scripts, Poetry and Production Notebooks in its online issues. Visit the Archives for works
inPrint in Scene4

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Everything Old Is New Again
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What Is Obscenity and What’s Not?
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A Brief But Quirky History of the Arts
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The Rising Fall of the Arts
January 2010 | Click Here

The One
January 2009 | Click Here

What Is Art?
January 2008 | Click Here

View of the Arts
January 2007 | Click Here

The Art of Sex in the Arts
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Special Indexes
Scene4 Magazine - Karren Alenier - The Steiny Road To Operadom |

The Steiny Road to Operadom
A complete index of
Karren Alenier’s columns
in Scene4 with links.
Click Here for Access

Scene4 Magazine  Comics with Elliot Feldman

A complete index of Elliot Feldman’s comics and cartoons in Scene4 with links.
Click Here for Access

Scene4 Magazine: Film Reviews | Miles David Moore |

Film Reviews
A complete index of all
reviews by Scene4’s Film
Critic, Miles David Moore

Click Here for Access

Scene4 Magazine: Writings | Renate Stendhal |

A complete index of
Renate Stendhal’s articles and reviews in Scene4 with links.

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Scene4 Books at Aviarpress -

The authorized version of Lester Cole's HOLLYWOOD RED

Hollywood Red: The Autobiography of Lester Cole  ©2013 Scene4 Books

One of the founders of the Writers Guild of America and the most unrelenting and outspoken member of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, Lester Cole was a protégé of the legendary Cecil B. De Mille, a roommate of Cary Grant, a pal of Humphrey Bogart, a gadfly to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and then there were... the women in his life.

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Scene4 Books is proud to offer the authorized reprint of this controversial autobiography. Timely! Provocative! Startling! Now, after 32 years, a witness to the nightmare of what we did and what we may be doing again.

Few Americans remember the dark days of the House Un -American Activities Committee. From 1938 to 1975 it traveled like a carnival throughout the country, breaking up families, turning friends into enemies, destroying reputations and lives. This is the intimate, inside story of one of the Hollywood Ten, screenwriters and directors jailed for defying HUAC's nightmare of enforced orthodoxy.

"...the best 'inside' book yet about Hollywood under HUAC, a book that brings the whole period, and what came before and after, into frightening clarity, but also a book that is moving, exciting, funny and blessed with humanity."

— Carl Foreman, Director and Screenwriter whose films include High Noon, The Bridge On The River Kwai, Guns of Navarone, Young Man With A Horn and others.

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The authorized edition of Julius Krinski’s NUDITY

Julius Krinski NUDITY - authorized edition -  Scene4 Books/Aviarpress

in all of its raw, unedited idiosyncrasy, Nudity is explicitly about sex and love. A mind's journey through life.

Enticing, surreal, provocative!

Special: First-Release Discount for Readers/Subscribers of Scene4.
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