Scene4 Magazine inFocus -
Finding Resolution Through the Image | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine - January 2017

Finding Resolution
Through the Image

Images which revel in the
moment, and in doing so,
make time disarmingly
stand still.

Carla Maria

The Right To Love

 Two new films make
 impassioned pleas for
 people to be allowed
 to love whomever
 they please.


Miles David Moore

"Loving" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | January 2017 |
L’Amour de Loin at The Met | reviewed by Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | January 2017 |

Love At A Distance

L’Amour de Loin
at The Met.

A lyrically shimmering
collage of sound.

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inView -

Is There A Perfect Hate?
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comAnd who is the perfect hater in the age of Trump? That would have to be,
hands-down, Tomi Lahren of The Blaze, dubbed the “alt-right princess.”

Michael Bettencourt

Awake with Anthony Hopkins
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comIn the new tv series, Westworld, his portrayal of a lead character offers a
perception of a Master Actor at work regardless of the circumstances.
Arthur Meiselman

Woe Down
Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comDeath has popped up his ugly head twice in the last month, only to
watch from his little corner of the room, us on the telephone.

Claudine Jones

The Spirit Is Willing
Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
We were scheduled to produce Behan’s The Hostage. I hadn’t read
the play yet – that was my first mistake. 

Nathan Thomas

Master in Two Modes: Thomas Hardy
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
Its haunting echo-like lines and repeated syllables
evocative of a dreary wind, is a marvel of musical effect.
Patrick Walsh

Bird Is The Word
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
I’ve never really considered myself a bird person. In my younger
days, “bird watchers” came across to me as old busybodies.
Les Marcott


Given Donald Trump’s packing a
 criticizing wallop in every tweet,
the Steiny Road Poet reopens
her essay on critics and
what critics meant to Gertrude Stein

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiney Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine | December 2016 |
Oklop Transcendent | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine - January 2017

Oklop Transcendent

Beyond national
boundaries and history’s
relentless traumas, he can
see that what’s at work is
essentially benevolent.

Lissa Tyler Renaud

Arts of Thailand
Suwit Jaipom

A Bridge to the North featuring the largest
 and longest crayon painting in the world

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

Suwit Jaipom | interview by Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | January 2017 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Episode 7 | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | January 2017 |

Episode 7:
Visions Of Paradise

“If we exclude all the things we don’t want,” said Lady Vermilion, “it’ll just be another fantasy. Humans are not entirely stupid.”

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

 Mr. Murgatroyd’s Obsession

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-January 2017 |
King's Legacy Lives | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | January 2017 |

King’s Legacy Lives

Dr. Martin Luther King,
Jr.'s legacy as America's
foremost Civil Rights
leader began in the 60's.

Griselda Steiner

Word Dances

You come into a
 theatre and sit down
 in a comfortable seat.
 The lighting around
 you is low, soft,
 warm and flickers
 like candlelight. No
 one talks. It is quiet.

Iri Kopal

Word Dances | Iri Kopal | Scene4 Magazine-January 2017

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Inspiration | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine - January 2017
painting and poetry
View of Village with Clock Tower | The Art of David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine-January 2017 |


Monet had the garden at
Giverny; Cézanne, Mont
Sainte-Victoire; and
Ansel, Yosemite;
however my muse just
happens to be a parking
garage in San Francisco.

The Photography of
Jon Rendell

View of Village with
Clock Tower
An Artist’s
Instruction to

The Art
of David Wiley

The Wounded Artist 
A foundation of healthy narcissism is needed in order to develop the capacity for
valuing one’s unique creative gifts and to withstand the onslaught of public
scrutiny, duplicity and rejection.
Rev. Sheri Heller

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

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 | April 2016 |

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 April 2016 |


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


Scene4 Magazine Blogs -

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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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