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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 […]

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 […]

Gojira

Gojira

“Godzilla does not feel emotion…Godzilla is emotion” I imagine that you find this ridiculous.  Far from it.  This documentary from the BBC begins with the birth of the Godzilla phenomenon as an embodiment of the collective  anxiety, helplessness and rage of the Japanese people after WWII. […]

יום השואה Yom Ha’Shoa

“Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day” Yom HaZikaron laShoah ve-laG’vurah יום הזיכרון לשואה ולגבורה; Today the world  remembers an atrocity we would not like to remember, so painful and horrid beyond imagination.   The Shoa: The Holocaust.  We also remember the perpetrators and those who worked […]

Easter

Easter

  Easter is the Christian holiday that celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Christian tradition links the date of the Easter celebration to the Hebrew calendar based on a combination of astronomical events. Easter and the Jewish Passover festival are strongly connected. The passion of Jesus Christ […]

Happy Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day

  He was said to have supported young couples in a time when marriage was banned for young men.   Emperor Claudius II desperately needed soldiers, not lovers. Saint Valentine Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who, with St. Marius and his family, assisted the […]

Valentine's Day

Valentine's Day

Saint Valentine Valentine was a holy priest in Rome, who, with St. Marius and his family, assisted the martyrs in the persecution under Claudius II. He was apprehended, and sent by the emperor to the prefect of Rome, who, on finding all his promises to make him renounce his faith ineffectual, commanded him […]

The Torah is given

The Torah is given

This is the week G‑d gives the Torah to the Jewish people. The great revelation on Mt. Sinai when Moses receives the “Ten Commandments” – The Decalogue. It is a story very familiar to us, in detail.  An important event date in a belief system, […]

Awhrance lied, he is not perfect

Awhrance lied, he is not perfect

My leading man has gone.   See my tribute to him from my post on what I feared would be his last birthday, Peter O’Toole lá breithe.  A more proper tribute.  He has left so much for us to enjoy and savor, it will be as if he […]



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