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"Postcards from New York" | Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | June 2017 |

Postcards from
New York

The photography of
Jon Rendell

City of Spires
and Masts

An exceptional exhibit of New York City in Prints 1900-1940

Carla Maria

City of Spires and Masts | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | June 2017 |
"Paterson" | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | June 2017 |

No Ideas But
in Things


The best movie about
the creative process of a
writer—in this case, a
poet—I have ever seen.

Miles David Moore

Scene4 Magazine inView -

The Grey Cashmere Dress Overcoat
Michael Bettencourt-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comWhat to call this feeling, this “fitness”? Perhaps just that: fitness. Rightness. Something that keeps us inside our own heads.
Michael Bettencourt

2 Pickles and 20 Pieces of Garlic
Arthur Meiselman-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comSomeone once said, "everything is 90% about sex and 10% about nothing else." Fair enough... better than if that were reversed.
Arthur Meiselman

 Cats on Prozac
Claudine Jones-Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comThis afternoon, we've stumbled into this conversation & then the question is posed: what the heck is karma anyway?
Claudine Jones

Nathan Thomas-Scene4 Magazine |
We live in a world where the improbable is as likely as not. Take courage from that fact and make the improbable exist.
Nathan Thomas

Perfect Album: Sweetheart of the Rodeo
Patrick Walsh-Scene4 Magazine |
It comes to us time-tested and patinated, curiously familiar like a
sepia-toned photo of a bygone family gathering.
Patrick Walsh

Man Sings at His Own Funeral
Les Marcottt-Scene4 Magazine |
Many of us spend a lot of time contemplating our own demise.  How would we like to go out? 
Les Marcott

Haji as Puppet:
An Orientalist Burlesque

Roger Sedarat spends a lot of time bashing poets—he’s quite equal opportunity in that respect.

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine |
"Rosenkavalier" at The Met |reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine -June 2017

A Modernist Rosenkavalier
at the Met:

Octavian as a trannie.

Renate Stendhal

Arts of Thailand
The Vihara Wannee Mural

Interview with
Kriengkrai Muangmool
“It is the thing I love and am eager to do most.”

Janine Yasovant
คลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย

The Vihara Wannee Mural | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | June 2017 |
Colors of the Roundtable: Episode 7-Part VI | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | June 2017 |

Episode 7:
Visions Of Paradise - Part VI

The Earth could in fact be a
Paradise for all, if the human
race could muster the will and
understanding to make it so.

David Wiley

Old Fart Village

and the
Secret Snipper

Elliot Feldman

Cartoon: Old Fart Village | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine-June 2017 |
Wuzhen-China's Cutting Edge Theatre Festival | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine

Giddy in Wuzhen:

China’s Cutting Edge
Theatre Festival

Lissa Tyler Renaud

Step by Step

Darrell Grant’s
Step by Step: The Ruby Bridges Suite, an extraordinary combination of syncopated musical energy and historical documentary

Karren LaLonde Alenier

STEP BY STEP | reviewed by Karren LaLonde Alenier | Scene4 Magazine-June 2017

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Mario's Stare |  Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine  June 2017

Mario’s Stare 
Griselda Steiner

Thomas Hardy's Poetry in Song | Lewis Alpaugh | Scene4 Magazine  June 2017

Thomas Hardy’s Poetry in Song
Lewis Alpaugh

painting and poetry
Drunken Boat | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine - June 2017 |

Drunken Boat
Rimbaud’s House

The Art of
David Wiley

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.


reader columns 
& writers 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

Arthur Meiselman

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



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