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7.3.10

In Brief: Wash Me Throughly Edition

Here is your regular Sunday selection of links to good things in Blogville and Beyond.
  • Among the many joys of having Master Ionarts singing Evensong every Sunday with his boys' choir is that in Lent we hear him around the house singing the treble line of Wesley's Wash Me Throughly from My Wickedness. [YouTube]

  • Funny Tweet of the Week: "Ok...so Starbucks has the Venti, now the Trenta...can the next one be the Trentasei? And, after that, the Cuarantatre?" [Olivia Giovetti]

  • An exhibit called Chopin à Paris opens this week at the Cité de la musique in Paris. Meanwhile, in Warsaw, a new Chopin Museum opened on the composer's 200th birthday, in the former Ostrogski Castle, and Chopin's childhood home, in Żelazowa Wola, has been restored and reopened to the public. [Le Monde]

  • There is a new book about Martha Argerich by Olivier Bellamy, Martha Argerich, l'enfant et les sortilèges (Buchet-Chastel). [Le Figaro]

  • Another funny Tweet: "Going from the Armory Show to the @NewMuseum is like going from Macy's to Saks." [Tyler Green]

  • There is a new museum of the neanderthal, in Krapina, Croatia. The main exhibit is a life-like recreation of the living situation of a family group of seventeen, with the mannequins made in France by sculptor Elisabeth Daynes. Krapina is the location of one of the most important archeological finds of Homo neanderthalensis, discovered a century ago. [Le Monde]

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