Letter from the Editor – Bourgeon Vol. 3 #2

The editors' introduction to the 7th printed issue of Bourgeon, which quotes George Balanchine who wrote, "many of us are more easily entertained if we have in advance some information about an art that happens to be strange to us.”

Growing pains become pleasures in Chobsky’s Perks by Mary Borowiec

This article was selected as a finalist in the 2013 DC Student Arts Journalism Challenge, an annual competition designed to identify and support talented young arts writers. The...

Interview with Jon Madof

I didn’t feel any pressure to be good. I didn’t feel any pressure for the music to be good. I really didn’t care. Unfortunately maybe it’s cause the pendulum had swung back from this incredibly stressful experience.

Turn on, Tune in, and Drop by the National Gallery by Clare Donnelly

We all know what it feels like to be the black sheep – and we can all recall a time when that’s all we wanted to be. Think...

On John Coltrane’s “After the Rain” by Joseph Ross

Even the air seems to take a breath once the shower gives