One reason it’s become so hard for new musicians to make an impact is because so many old ones — including deceased ones — are still being discovered (or rediscovered), thanks to the proselytizing efforts of those who somehow got turned on to their obscure work the first time around.
The answers aren't all that simple: Everyone wanted to design something in Montreal around the time of Expo '67, and it turns out Mies' colleagues did most of the work. But it's also a beautiful building.
Were the most recent nominees for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language really the best of the best? At last, the populace at-large can answer that question as said films trickle into the general marketplace. Recently released on DVD, the nominated film from Israel, "Beaufort," details the withdrawal of Israeli troops from the Beaufort Castle.
Across the country, proud misfits gather in wooded areas, football fields and other public places to create real-life costumed fantasies where elves, orcs, knights, wizards and other Dungeons and Dragons/World of Warcraft-inspired creatures interact, adventure and, most importantly, battle to the “death.”