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David Littlejohn, who taught journalism at the University of California, Berkeley, for 35 years, died at his home in Kensington, California, on June 4. He was 78. Littlejohn published some 400 works—reviews, profiles and critical essays—and 14 books in his lifetime. He also worked on the arts program Critic at Large, which aired on PBS stations across the United States. Nonesuch Records President Bob Hurwitz, who was a student of Littlejohn’s at Berkeley in 1971, offers this remembrance.Read more|Journal Topics:News StaffNewsFriday, May 22, 2015|0 comments
As part of its tenth-anniversary commemoration of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) has begun a ten-day, ten-home building blitz called Rebuilding America Street, in conjunction with Habitat for Humanity International's AmeriCorps Build-A-Thon. Nonesuch and Warner Bros. Records staff members are proud to join the Build-A-Thon from Memorial Day through its culmination on Saturday, May 30. In 2005, Nonesuch released the benefit album Our New Orleans, proceeds from which supported NOAHH's building of homes for Musicians' Village in New Orleans' Upper Ninth Ward.Read more|Journal Topics:News StaffNewsMonday, February 23, 2015|0 comments
Congratulations to Boyhood's Patricia Arquette, who won the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress at the Academy Awards last night. The night before, Arquette had won the award for Best Supporting Actress at the Film Independent Spirit Awards, and Richard Linklater won for Best Director. Paul Thomas Anderson's film Inherent Vice received the Independent Spirit Awards' Robert Altman Award, given to one film’s director, casting director, and ensemble cast. The soundtracks to both films are available now on Nonesuch Records.Read more|Journal Topics:Film NewsNewsMonday, January 12, 2015|0 comments
Congratulations to the cast and crew of the film Boyhood, which won three Golden Globe Awards, presented by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association in Los Angeles last night: Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Director for Richard Linklater; and Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette. On Friday, Boyhood was nominated for five BAFTA Film Awards: Best Film; Best Director and Original Screenplay for Linklater; Best Supporting Actress for Arquette; and Best Support Actor, Ethan Hawke.Read more|Journal Topics:Film NewsNewsTuesday, December 2, 2014|0 comments
Congratulations to Boyhood, which received the New York Film Critics Circle Award for Best Film of the Year, Best Director for Richard Linklater, and Best Supporting Actress for Patricia Arquette earlier this week. Also this week, the film, which was written, directed, and co-produced by Linklater, received the Gotham Independent Film Audience Award and was named among the Top Films of the Year by the National Board of Review.