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The Beacon

From the New York Times, a look at the restored Beacon Theater in Manhattan, where Paul Simon will be performing Friday and Saturday nights. During a rehearsal on Wednesday, Paul Simon, the headliner for the reopening celebration on Friday night, said: “I’ve performed here many times and it was always fun, but I was overwhelmed to see how beautiful it… Read more →

Cracks in the Door: Simon on Two Georges – Gershwin and Harrison

Occasionally this blog will look “back through the cracks in the door,” taking a moment to revisit some overlooked aspects of Paul Simon’s career. To get things started, here’s Simon discussing two musical legends: George Gershwin and George Harrison. The essay on Gershwin comes from the New York Times, which ran a series of articles about the prototypical New York… Read more →