Aesthetic Realism taught me to ask this great question: How is aesthetics present in the ordinary moments of our lives—not only when we're at a museum or gallery, but also when we're on the subway, cooking a meal, choosing what to wear, thinking about the galaxies or about love? That's what the present blog is about.
Tuesday, July 15, 2008
Rock 'n Roll, the Opposites, & Our Greatest Hopes!--A Celebration, on Sunday, Aug. 24
I'm so glad that this exciting presentation will be taking place! It's an event not to be missed!
Aesthetic Realism Foundation 141 Greene Street, Manhattan
SUNDAY • AUGUST 24 • 2:30 PM
The Aesthetic Realism Theatre Company presents:Rock ‘n’ Roll, The Opposites, & Our Greatest Hopes—A Celebration! Why has rock 'n roll affected people so much? Singing & commenting on songs from the '50s and '60s to the present, the performers illustrate these sentences from an Aesthetic Realism lesson Eli Siegel gave to a rock musician: “Rock ‘n’ roll has the answer to people’s problem of, on the one hand, wanting to be very private and sad, and on the other, wanting to have something like sunlight and public force. Every person has to make a one of the most secret thing in him and the most public thing. Rock ‘n’ roll shows it can be done.”