AitN: September 10, 2018

Nico Muhly

Nico Muhly '03

Rayon Richards

Nico Muhly ’03 appeared in the New York Times' September 6 article “5 Minutes That Will Make You Love Classical Music”, in which the Times asked several artists for their favorite short selection from classical music. Muhly’s response was: “Steve Reich’s ‘Duet,’ for two violins and orchestra, is a wonderful distillation of his processes.” Muhly also appeared in Vulture’s fall preview, which noted that Marnie, Muhly’s second work for the Metropolitan Opera, debuts on October 19.

Entertainment Weekly released the first teasers for Captain Marvel, the next film in the popular Marvel superhero franchise, on September 5. Anna Boden ’02 is co-director and is the first woman to direct a movie in the 21-film franchise.

Michael Musto ’76

Michael Musto ’76

On September 3, writer Michael Musto ’76 appeared on NPR’s “All Things Considered” to talk about the August 31 closure of iconic tabloid The Village Voice. On the program, Musto, who wrote the paper’s nightlife column for 30 years, discusses the history of the Voice and how he feels about its demise.

Amazon is making moves into the world of sports broadcasting with the late August announcement that it hired Marie Donoghue ’87, LAW’91 as VP of sports video. Donoghue was formerly executive VP of ESPN, where she had been for nearly 20 years.

Anita Lo ’88

Anita Lo ’88

Jorg Meyer

Anita Lo ’88’s forthcoming cookbook, SoLo: A Modern Cookbook for a Party of One, was featured on Eater’s August 28 roundup of “The Best Cookbooks of Fall 2018.” The review states, in part: “Thanks to her love of home cooking, long career in professional kitchens, and 17-year stint as chef and owner of Annisa in NYC’s West Village, Lo is uniquely suited to translating professional techniques into home cooking tips. No other book out this year achieves this particular concept so well.” The cookbook will be released on October 30.

Gregory D. Peterson ’80 was selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America 2019, which was announced on August 17. Peterson is a partner at the Boston-based firm Casner & Edwards and focuses on real estate law and environmental law.