Articles tagged smithsonian

26 Apr 2011 // 11:30 AM

Smithsonian box set documents jazz from 1917 to 2003

Jazz can be as intimidating to the newcomer as it is fascinating to the aficionado. The sheer vastness of the music provokes the question: Where

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Jot In ‘Lists’ At the Top of Your ‘To Read’ List

Ranging from suggestive scraps to wildly illustrated sketchbooks, this unusual collection demonstrates that "in the hands of artists, lists can be works of art in and of themselves".

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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