Monthly Archives: June 2015

Writing to genre stinks: Two debut novelists on the hard line between fantasy …

In their debut novels, Rene Denfeld and Stephanie Feldman both use fairy-tale elements to explore trauma and memory. Here they discuss genre, gender and the politics of “realism.” Who defines what is real and what is fantasy? Do genre labels … Continue reading

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FIRST-PERSON: The ‘Charleston Way’: Dr. King’s dream still lives

Copyright (c) 2015 Baptist Press. Reprinted from Baptist Press (www.baptistpress.com), news service of the Southern Baptist Convention. The original story can be found at http://www.bpnews.net/45033/firstperson-the-charleston-way-dr-kings-dream-still-lives CHARLOTTE, N.C. (BP) — What extraordinary and compelling images have emerged from Charleston in recent … Continue reading

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‘A film can be written visually through shapes, forms and visions’ | Kolkata …

An interview by Sayan Mazumder Debutante director Aditya Vikram Sengupta`s `Asha Jaoar Majhe (Labour of Love)` released quietly in Kolkata on Friday amid worldwide applause. Veteran actors and critics have labelled it a must watch. Starring Ritwick Chakraborty and Basabdatta … Continue reading

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Yieswley artist with 700 pieces of work in his home finally to exhibit

An artist, with more than 700 paintings hanging in his Yiewsley home, is to put some of his works on display at a pop-up shop. Steve Brooks, 56, will unveil The Joy of Painting on Tuesday (June 30). He said: … Continue reading

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Dennis Lehane talks blood and Boston at Free State Festival

Dennis Lehane’s explanation of how he was able to succeed as a writer involves lots of stories that took place in bars in Boston — complete with spot-on imitations of Irish-American accents. Contributed Photo: Gaby Gerster “I don’t think I … Continue reading

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Still life left in the Beaumont Bridge

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Loneliness of the long-distance dancer: Morgan Thorson’s ‘Still Life’ at Weisman

Morgan Thorson’s “Still Life” at the Weisman Art Center calls to mind the marathon dance craze that swept the nation in the 1920s and ’30s. Taking place over the course of five hours, three afternoons a week — plus a … Continue reading

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Confederate flag paintings on display in Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH – Two paintings that depict the Confederate battle flag will go on display at the Laguna Art Museum beginning today amid the political debate over whether or not the flag – typically associated with slavery, segregation and racism … Continue reading

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Review: Mark Morris Conducts at Tanglewood, and Offers a Debut

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American history on display at Tampa Museum of Art

It is 100 years of American history as seen through the eyes of artists, starting in the 1830’s. The Tampa Museum of Art is presenting “American Spirit: Paintings and Sculpture from the Santa Barbara Museum of Art,” on display through … Continue reading

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