Category Archives: Art

Aboriginal identity and the arts- a cultural lens

With the recent alleged exposure of Joseph Boyden’s identity by the APTN , the whitewater ripple in Canada is growing. I’m no expert. I’m just a reader and retired librarian but the storm is as chilling as our cold winter.  … Continue reading

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Searching for a heart of gold… Keep me searching for a heart of gold And I’m getting old. I’ve been to Hollywood I’ve been to Redwood I crossed the ocean for a heart of gold.

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Creativity finds inspiration -read,look and listen

“Passion is one great force that unleashes creativity, because if you’re passionate about something, then you’re more willing to take risks.” -Yo-Yo Ma    ___________  Yo-Yo Ma quote. (n.d.). Retrieved April 11, 2015, from

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Essay on beauty – Sontag

The perennial tendency to make of beauty itself a binary concept, to split it up into “inner” and “outer,” “higher” and “lower” beauty, is the usual way that judgments of the beautiful are colonized by moral judgments. Beauty is part … Continue reading

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Yup, it’s winter..

___________ Schultz, Charles. A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS. 12/09/1965. ABC / Peanuts Worldwide & United Media. TV. 01/28/2015.

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Steampunk joins horror literature in a TV series

Penny Dreadful by Showtime. Priest asks Vanessa, “do you really want to be normal?” ( zoom tight to actress Eva Green) Viewer hears a whisper breath of air but no answer is forthcoming. Season One of Penny Dreadful concludes. My … Continue reading

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