Posts tagged "piano"

This Homeless Man’s Beautiful Piano Skills Made Him A Star

Ryan Arcand has been homeless for 30 years. When Roslyn Polard of Edmonton, Canada came upon him playing an outdoor piano in town, she knew she was witnessing something special and pulled out her phone to record the moment. Polard told her that he'd written the piece and that nobody taught him to play music. I…
By: Claire Hannum / November 4, 2014

This Haunting Film Of A Burning Piano Mourns Simpler Times

"Deconstructed Piano," an eery film by Austrian filmmaker Laurin Dopfner, is meant to represent "the gradual destruction of instrumental music through digital sound generators." A piano is burned to the ground as its music is disrupted by two heat guns, or as Dopfner fittingly explains it, "an assault by two robots." The Moonlight Sonata play…
By: Claire Hannum / September 8, 2014

If You Want To Hear Neil Diamond, It’s Gonna Cost You

A friend of mine took this picture at the American Ale House in State College, PA, and all I can say is I 100 percent understand the sentiment. I used to DJ pretty regularly, and people would come up to me all the time with requests. Sometimes they were nice, and sometimes they were pushy…
By: Julie Gerstein / May 22, 2013

Watch Two Dudes Play The Piano With Their Penises

There is no reason for you to watch this video other than to make you laugh and possibly make you stupider. But if you're OK with that bargain, then by all means check out this video from the Greek version of "Britain's Got Talent" of two men who can play a grand piano with…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 27, 2011

Pianist Brings Sexy Trash to Carnegie Hall Recital

Last night at Carnegie Hall, Julliard trained piano virtuoso and eco-friendly fashionista Soyeon Lee gave an invigorating concert (with multiple standing ovations) entitled Re!nvented, which featured a repertoire of re-imagined masterpieces. On stage, the bold beauty breathed new life into classical music and 6,000 recycled grape juice boxes, which were used to make her…
By: Simcha / February 20, 2008