Yes, the New Yorker writer has been given a MacArthur Genius Award and it’s well-deserved. Not only is he one of the finest writers about classical music, he is one of the best music journalists around, period. Check out his blog and his book if you haven’t already and you’ll be glad that you did.
// Notes from the Road
"Philip Glass, the artistic director of the Tibet House benefits, celebrated his 80th birthday at this year's annual benefit with performances from Patti Smith, Iggy Pop, Brittany Howard, Sufjan Stevens and more.READ the article