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  • The Wolfpack went ahead on keeper Kim Kern's long free kick that eluded Chantel Jones.

    Saturday kickaround: World Cup, Italy 'wins,' USA women vs. Guatemala, Simms surgery, Maryland defeats Virginia, keepers with goal/assist

  • This retrospective of Mr. Kern's brief yet pungent works revels in the gnarly vortex of it all, with on-screen appearances by sidekicks such as David Wojnarowicz , Karen Finley , Lydia Lunch , Sonic Youth and the perfectly named no-wave muse Lung Leg. The occasion is the premiere of Anthology's restoration of "Goodbye 42nd Street," a four-minute tour of the Deuce, circa 1983, that now looks like a postcard from another dimension.

    Gardens, Grotesques and Gospels

  • Instead of lobsters from Honduras, Mr. Kern's troubles stemmed from moose from Russia.

    As Criminal Laws Proliferate, More Are Ensnared

  • Taking James Whale's elegant 1936 film version as his point of departure, he's cut the running time by a half-hour, interpolating Mr. Kern's "Ah Still Suits Me" which was written for the movie and opening the second act with a scene that takes place on the boat instead of in Chicago.

    Small Boat, Big Show

  • I was influenced by Gershwin's and Kern's and Arlen's songs, and particularly by their use of harmony.

    'On Sondheim:' The Musical-Theater Legend At 80

  • So I found songs like "Beguine," songs like, well, I dont know, "Yesterdays" of Kern's ...

    100 Years Of Jazz Clarinetist Artie Shaw

  • The dramatic climax is the tantrum Kern's young niece throws because she's replaced in a show by Marilyn Miller who's played by Judy Garland Garland was especially memorable singing "Look For the Silver Lining."

    A Star Named Marilyn (But Not The One You Think)

  • Babbitt places partial blame for this on Kern's habit of writing the music prior to any lyric, sending a dummy lyric off to the lyricist, one that indicated rhythm and possible rhyme, but no real dramatic sense.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • What's interesting is his disdain for many of Kern's lyricists.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • It might seem contradictory for Milton Babbitt, the poster - and/or whipping-boy for a style of music often perceived as nothing more than mathematical permutation, to be chastising Jerome Kern's lyricists for being too stylized.

    Archive 2008-06-01


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