Sunday, May 3rd
more sounds of Charlotte
The United House of Prayer Band, live, Charlotte, N.C., 2012
yesterday, Oak Park, Ill.
Goodbye to forever now.
Hello to the empty present and.
—Mary Jo Bang (1946-), from “No More” (Elegy, 2007)
Bang on a Can Marathon: today, six hours, beginning at 3 p.m. (ET). Meredith Monk, Vijay Iyer, George Lewis, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, John Adams, Mary Halvorson, et al. If this turns out to be even half as good as it might be, it’ll be monumental. (In the department of delicious serendipity, I just learned about this, waiting for tea water to boil, here.)