Author: Kate Benessa

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Leaving the Stage

Access my new article about wild west sharpshooter, Frank Miller, in the latest issue of Wild West Magazine (Spring 2024). If you don’t have a subscription, you can access it here: https://www.zinio.com/wild-west/spring-2024-i634989/articles and then scroll down to my article called

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Editing Services and Upcoming Articles

Access my new article about wild west sharpshooter, Frank Miller, in the latest issue of Wild West Magazine (Spring 2024). If you don’t have a subscription, you can access it here: https://www.zinio.com/wild-west/spring-2024-i634989/articles and then scroll down to my article called

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Review of Bedlam, a lute and soprano duo

Featuring a curious 17th-century drawing of a peg-legged, cross-eyed jester playing a cittern, the uncommonly-named duo, Bedlam, presents its first CD. The name is a reference to psychiatric hospitals, or insane asylums, of Renaissance England, although soprano Kayleen… Review

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Review of Jean-Marie Poirier’s Tablatures

Poirier made an auspicious introduction to the world of early music with his appearance as Monsieur de Bures in the seminal French film, Tous les matins du monde (All the Mornings of the World, 1991). Starring Gerard Depardieu….  

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The Chicago Chorus Girl

 …It was the tiny, outspoken songbird, Mary Bridwell, who had the most professional success, although her career was short. All of these artists were in their 20s and Chicago was electric with their energy. This collection offers a glimpse…