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Monday, February 08, 2010

Quote of the Day

"Essentially, any activity that requires us to travel to a venue, take a seat, and watch people performing in some disciplined fashion is not as popular as it used to be."

New Yorker classical music critic Alex Ross (subscription required), commenting on this NEA survey from last fall.

True? Talk amongst yourselves...

1 comment:

cgeye said...

So dining out's declining, too?

Dinner theatres?

Jazz clubs with snacks?

Is it the discipline in question, or the time commitment?