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Drawing Means Looking

It takes mere seconds to snap a picture with a camera or phone. To draw a portrait requires to look. To look at all the details. 84 more words

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The BeltLine: A Life Saver?

Hyperbole about the Atlanta BeltLine is a balloon that keeps rising. The public-private partnership funding the construction of miles of trails and parks while fueling a real-estate boom (at least along the Eastside Trail) has become a cultural juggernaut. 1,071 more words

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Burning Woman

A lone woman stands at the edge, looking down into the abyss that is her life. The night is confidential, with only the stars to bear witness.

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Merida

Steely Dan Postmodern: A Meditation on Sonic and Visual Artifice

“You go back Jack do it again

Wheel turnin’ ‘round and ‘round

You go back Jack do it again…”

Thus incants the first song on Steely Dan’s inaugural album, 1972’s…

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MMXV

”We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves.”

– Marilyn Monroe

Revolution

May Day MMXV

”We human beings are strange creatures and still reserve the right to think for ourselves.”

– Marilyn Monroe

Revolution

Independent Bookstore Day 2015

Every collector knows the probably apocryphal story of the nineteenth-century composer and bibliophile Charles-Valentin Alkan, found dead in an avalanche of his own books, crushed when his shelves upended onto him.

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