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Chris Pattishall's 'Zodiac' is a starry tribute to Mary Lou Williams’ 'Zodiac Suite'

(11/15/21 5:00am)

The year 2021 is a momentous one for Mary Lou Williams’ “Zodiac Suite,” claimed reviewer Seth Colter Walls in a New York Times article from this March. Chris Pattishall’s “Zodiac” is surely a highlight in this year of significant recognition for the phenomenal suite. Pattishall, a Durham native that will be an artist-in-residence at Duke for the next year, is heavily influenced by Mary Lou Williams (1910-1981).

Facebook’s name change reveals unsettling ambition

(11/08/21 5:00am)

In his visionary “Neuromancer,” William Gibson conceptualized “cyberspace” as an endless three-dimensional virtual zone that infinitely mimicked reality. Would it ever be possible for humans to create such a hallucinatory space? More importantly, is it even worth the price? To both these questions, Mark Zuckerberg and his team of executives in the formerly-called Facebook company gave the answer: yes.

Why don't we care more about the Pastry World Cup?

(10/18/21 4:00am)

The Pastry World Cup (Coupe du Monde de la Pâtisserie), one of the most overlooked top-level competitions in the world, took place this past September. Yes, that’s right — not THE World Cup that is bound to be the talk of the town next summer, but the one with “Pastry” in it, which has little prospect of being a sensation outside the food industry anytime soon.