Torn photographs were the inspiration for Washington State artist Maxine Martell's new series, "Torn Paintings"; also "Elle," an early experimental animated film project of her work with color Xerox, a new technology at the time.
Ms. Lajer is an artist whose images LA Times writer Anne-Marie O'Connor says are "like landscapes of her mind."
• PHOTOGRAPHY •
Photos by legendary rock-star photographer Robert M. Knight. Also, his film "Rock Prophecies," which is in festivals around the world.
Ann travels the globe shooting for clients such as the Smithsonian, Klimahaus Museum, Time Magazine, and Le Monde, as well as taking distinctive portraits of the world's movers and
The 20th Annual International Los Angeles Photographic Art Exposition... honorary hosts will be renowned American photographers William Eggleston and Stephen Shore
• FILM •
COVER GIRL CULTURE
Former Elite International model Nicole Clark directed this most revealing documentary on how young teens are pressured by false ideas of what beauty really is.
Tao Ruspoli's raucus awarding-winning film races from a suburban police station in Calabasas, California, through mansions in Beverly Hills, to East LA chopshops, rural wastelands, and housing projects in Watts. See the trailer here.
A World Myth documentary/stop-motion animation film featuring Deepak Chopra, Michael Meade, Steven Aisenstat, with voices by Mark Hamill, Lance Henrickson, and Tim Curry. This just in: 30% discount on 2-disc DVD.
Legendary graphic designer Tim Girvin writes about movie titling design: the craft of the hand. Exploring brand in the context of experience design and impression: movie picture brand strategy. New material added all the time.
Commissioned and overseen by Joseph Goebbels, “Jud Süss” has been called the “most hateful” film ever made. This feature has generated a great deal of comments, and the controversy continues.
SPIRITUAL CINEMA CIRCLE
This club promotes uplifting films with positive messages, delving into such topics as life after life, enhanced powers and sensibilities, reality and time, visionary romance and
adventures, and the power of love And... the first month’s DVD is free! No strings, quit any time you want.
• MUSIC •
PAT METHENY INTERVIEW
Music Editor Richard Niles interviews the legendary guitarist in his new book, "The Pat Metheny Interviews."
Guitarist Pat Metheny talks about the genesis of his amazing new one-man-band "Orchestrion," now on tour.
According to Herbie Hancock, "Gretchen is a singer with a deep, almost magical connection to the music," and Wayne Shorter says, "There's no one out there like Gretchen. She's true blue." We agree.
185 singers from 12 countries individually recorded their choral parts for Eric Whitacre's "Lux Aurumque" for the world's first "Virtual Choir." Exquisite!
• POETRY •
A dozen poets from around the world weigh-in on one of Poland's most honored and influential poets, for whom 2008 was declared the Year of Zbigniew Herbert. Includes 14 exquisite translations by Oriana Ivy.
...a poet who stands at the edge of things, of relationships, of cornfields, of rivers, of smoke clouds, of memories and photographs.
"When a young man is given the chance to rewrite his future, he doesn't realize the price he will pay for giving up his past." Read Chapter One from Moroccan-born Laila Lalami's new novel.
• NONFICTION •
MICHAEL JACKSON & MARY SHELLEY
"The Gothic is a sort of pupal stage of the erotic, a signature of the adolescent imagination. It is fantasy balking at the threshold of mature sexuality, dodging
out of the boudoir into the graveyard." by John Kilgore
“He got a tear in his eye and said it never fails that when he thinks of the Jungle he thinks of Jerry, his beloved-but-ill-fated pet monkey.” by Charles Phoenix
• COMMENTARY •
THE ENERGY ROAD AHEAD
World-renown renewable-energy authority J. Douglas Balcomb's plan for a sustainable future is simple enough to be expressed using just one graph, with one page of explanation.
C'EST LE VOL
John Kilgore writes: The argument against paying everyone exactly the same wage is not that it violates fundamental rights, but simply that no one has yet figured out how to make such a system work.
THE WORLD IS MADE OF STORIES
"For the most part, we have lost the kind of entertainment that's still found in those rare places where old and young gather and stories are told," writes Sam Crespi, writer, seeker, mother, activist.
THE END OF CREATIVITY
Did Johann Sebastian Bach exhaust the melodic combinations forever, sadly deeming all future composers thieves? by Stuart Vail
• THE STRANGE & BIZARRE •
WILLIAM SHATNER INTERVIEW
A long-lost recording of a short radio dialog between your esteemed editor and William Shatner, circa 1980, from KCRW Radio, Los Angeles.
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• A F F I L I A T E S •
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