New works atSan Francisco Ballet, not so “unbound”
UNDERGROUND RAILROAD GAME
The scene, as jaw-dropping as it is, hardly prepares the viewer for the bedroom scene where racial roles are reversed. The white man is put on the auction block, just as black enslaved men were.
Karren LaLonde Alenier
SECURING THE PERIMETERS
Avengers: Infinity WarBlack Panther, A Quiet Place
The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a box-office colossus and two recent films were wildly anticipated.
Miles David Moore
TRUMPGOODIf there’s one good thing that’s come out of Trump’s kleptocratic and kakistocratic reign is that it’s forced many of us liberals to think about
notions to which we hadn’t given much serious thought.Michael Bettencourt
WINTER HEATIn the Ancient World, that time before Judeo-Christian morality and the steam engine, Art was not usually segregated from the days and nights
of journeying through life.Arthur Meiselman
POSTURESometimes you need a jumpstart; never know where it's gonna come from and it's very hard to be patient. Wait for it. Any kind of experience like tripping on the sidewalk. Claudine Jones
A TEACHER PREPARES: Part TwoUpon leaving the big university without a degree, I had a summer job lined up as an actor. After that? Nothing other than the rest of my life.
MUSIC EPIPHANIES - Part 2: “Tangled Up In Blue”I didn’t just hear Dylan singing to me, I heard him singing for me.
The narrator’s hard-knocks odyssey was somehow my own too. I was swept away by the scope of the experiences related. Patrick Walsh
DON’T FORGET OTTO After 517 days of captivity, Warmbier was released from detention and travelled back in a catatonic state to his home in Ohio. He died a few days later. Les Marcott
GERTRUDE STEIN &LAUGHTER YOGA
Basic wisdom is that children laugh more times a day than an adult and in theorysuffer less stress.
WHAT’S IN A NAME?
You know you are not on the Continent when someone talks about “Paris” and then immediately adds “Maine”
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
OLD FART VILLAGE
Alexaand Mrs. Greenbaumdo Bowzer doggie-style
Reflections of the skills of a young artist
Janine Yasovantคลิกเพื่ออ่านบทความนี้ เป็นภาษาไทย
GODDESS IN EXILE A fictionalized account of the brief life of Cuban artist Ana Mendieta that deals with themes of wife murder, the natural versus the man-made world and the mythic feminine.Griselda Steiner
AROUND THE BAY
The Photography of Jon Rendell
FERTILITY IN LIGHT & CHAOS
The Art of David Wiley
CREATIVE EAR; FRESH EYE
“Packaged Instructions: The Instant Story (Part 2).” We’ve come rather a long way from those instant ingredients I promised in my title, but something intervenes and that something is Life.Harriet Halliday Renaud
INTERVIEW WITH A REDWOODSome people are very passionate about keeping your kind alive. Your enemies are blinded by their desire for money. Your friends look at you and see beauty and magnificence. Your enemies look at you and see board feet.
UNDRESS ME Michael BettencourtIn a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undressher by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.
THE GREED GENE Michael BettencourtA young couple is told by their genetic counselor, the "genie of genes"that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.
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