If the eye were a living creature, sight would be its soul.– Aristotle.
Here is the second of two Dickens Festival videos, this time with the Unicorn Singers of the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship at Stony Brook performing “The Holly and the Ivy” and “It Came Upon the Midnight Clear” (Saturday 3 December). Have a peaceful and joyous holiday season. Videogram ©2011 Rosegarden Media and Entertainment.
From the Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson (Long Island), New York, we share with you a quartet of Yuletide carols. First up are two German evergreens — “O Tannenbaum” and “Stille Nacht” — as performed by Cecilia Kirtland and Robin Greenstein at the Island Christian Church (Friday 2 December). Special bonus at the start: A little bit of trivia about what sold...
Living and learning
Apologies for the sudden disappearance of the photo taken in New York City’s Chinatown. I’ve changed my mind about watermarking Rosegarden programming. It just doesn’t look as good as it should (and it’s too “in your face” as well). As for what was up until now… it was only a test.
Today is your "Stop SOPA" day →
Tomorrow is the day when the U.S. House Judiciary will vote to finalize the Stop Online Piracy Act. It is one of two well–meaning but badly–worded bills that would 1) make the Internet less secure, impose an online censorship system not unlike that enforced by the Chinese Communist Party, and bury Internet–driven job growth six feet under. All this so that Hollywood’s “players”...
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This week we said farewell to our former identity as Promenade Digital [Mediaworks]; this short piece (also on YouTube) makes it official. Done. Stay tuned for the first new shows under our new name and mark.
Rosegarden in December
Our footage from two performances during the 2011 Charles Dickens Festival in Port Jefferson (Long Island), New York, is now in post–production and will be gradually uploaded to both our YouTube and Vimeo channels during the week of 11–17 December. We will also be recording the lovely Atsumi Ishibashi and her band Robin’s Egg Blue this weekend when they visit the Conklin Barn in Huntington...
When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.– Wayne Dyer.
This world is in deep trouble, from top to bottom. But it can be swiftly healed...– Rumi.