Monthly Archives: February 2011

Academy Awards

Midway through the awards show….I continue to seriously go against the flow….but still think Social Network is the most over-rated film in many years. It’s basically “Revenge of the Nerds” twinned with “Good Will Hunting” (which I loved). SN = … Continue reading

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Buddhism and the Artist

Is Buddhism a contradiction for an artist….a somewhat tongue-in-cheek comment. Interviewed Kelsang Donsang, a Buddhist monk, today for a column I’m writing on  the Kuluta Buddhist Centre. The artist is so often conflicted, always in process of exploring, aiming for the … Continue reading

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I’m writing an article about jazz. First, to define it…. perhaps I should just put the em-PHAS-is on all the wrong syl-LA-bles in written form to explain syncopation. Then, I’m merely left with an explanation of the famous (infamous?) blue … Continue reading

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School of Dance

Many thanks to the Kingston School of Dance for their openness. Photo shoot today to go along with my story on Ebon Gage, the school’s artistic director.

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3D – this has to be one of the most annoying gimmicks ever deployed on the movie-consuming world. It’s like the populace will accept anything. The corporate giants say “3D is the best thing ever created,” so the sheep fail … Continue reading

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