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Wonder Woman Theme live by cellist Tina Guo

Wonder Woman Theme live by cellist Tina Guo

Super hot and fierce cellist Tina Guo:   I love superhero movie scores!  A superhero theme song can make or break the experience for me.  Hans Zimmer rarely disappoints. I have not seen Wonder Woman yet, I wanted to but now it is long past theater viewing. […]

Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

Robert F. Kennedy’s Greatest Speech Still Resonates in 2017

We must recognize the full human equality of all of our people before God, before the law and in the councils of government. We must do this, not because it is economically advantageous…We must do it for the single and fundamental reason that it is the right thing to do.

The Kiss of Judas by Giotto

The Kiss of Judas by Giotto

On the evening before the crucifixion of Jesus, Good Friday, Jesus celebrated The Last Supper with his Apostles sealing a covenant with God and his fate.  As Jesus had predicted during the meal, Judas betrayed Jesus’ location and then his identity to the Roman soldiers with a […]

Ancient Aliens vs. Real Archeology

Ancient Aliens vs. Real Archeology

A meticulous documentary film, a point by point repudiation of the Ancient Aliens series.  Well done, very compelling, and entertaining.  You will learn quite a bit about ancient cultures and dignify their achievements with the veneration that they justly merit.  We viewed it in sections, not […]

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

Muhammad Ali, larger than life

An unsurpassed legacy has reached its temporal conclusion.  The greatest sports figure and celebrity of the 20th century has passed.  Rather than mourn his death, we continue to celebrate his life and its many facets.   Rather than poorly retelling a complex life story, I […]

Female Sufis in the Medieval Period

Female Sufis in the Medieval Period

WOMAN WITH A SPRAY OF FLOWERS, ISFAHAN, IRAN, CA. 1595 Dr. Lloyd Ridgeon talks about the role of Sufi women in the medieval period. Ridgeone examines positive and negative portrayals of Sufi women in a wide range of texts. VIDEO: Female Sufis in the Medieval Period […]

The End of Literacy and Reality in the Age of Trump

The End of Literacy and Reality in the Age of Trump

Pulitzer prize–winner Chris Hedges charts the dramatic and disturbing rise of a post-literate society that craves fantasy, ecstasy and illusion. Chris Hedges argues that we now live in two societies: One, the minority, functions in a print-based, literate world, that can cope with complexity and […]

Frida Kahlo, Animated Portrait

Frida Kahlo, Animated Portrait

An inspired animation of Frida Kahlo’s famous portrait that was taken by her father, Guillermo Kahlo, in 1932 .  The animation incorporates key images from her works that also defined her life as she depicted it on canvas.  I had to have it.   via […]

Prince: 15 Epic Live Performances

Prince: 15 Epic Live Performances

This article by Perrie Samotin for StyleCaster had great videos of Prince performances, including performances with other musical artists.  There are well known and lesser known videos that help to define his unique qualities as a performer.  An unforgettable stage presence and stellar showman.  These […]

Homage to Prince with Miles Davis

Homage to Prince with Miles Davis

This is a Billboard article written by Natalie Weiner.  It is about the collaboration of two innovative icons of the music arts, Prince and one of his most powerful influences, Miles Davis.  Titans of talent and musical creativity.  A fitting piece in the wake of […]


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