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Tartan Crush, A Guest Blog by Laurie Anderson

My colleague and friend, Dr. Laurie Anderson,  writes this essay for thecanadaproject regarding Scotland’s vote in the recent UK elections:

“For as long as but a hundred of us remain alive, never will we on any conditions be brought under English rule.

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Walking & Falling and Falling at the Same Time

I wanted you. And I was looking for you all day. But I couldn’t find you. I couldn’t find you.

Walking and Falling – Laurie Anderson

 

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Laurie Anderson and Intestinal Parasite... Metaphor

The Qualities of a Parasite

Picture a microscopic, vermicular intestinal parasite in perpetual spasm, contracting and arching. Parasites do this repeated, whiplash self-heaving until they stumble into touch with the vulnerable organ of a host. 1,012 more words

Arts

Balls to the Wall Saturday Night--The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

All right. So the last time I wrote here, I talked about how bummed I was that I had tried for so long and so hard to get tickets to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction ceremony and concert in Cleveland. 3,703 more words

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David Bowie: Lou Reed's Masterpiece is Metallica Collaboration Lulu

David Bowie: Lou Reed’s Masterpiece is Metallica Collaboration Lulu

Apparently David Bowie told Laurie Anderson that Lou Reed’s collaboration with Metallica, Lulu, was his masterpiece.   120 more words

Music

The Art of Listening

When we step in front of a painting or when we stand at the base of a sculpture, our eyes take control of the show. Scanning the forms before us, they wander across lines, encounter combinations of colour and glance at the nearby wall text. 791 more words

Art

On the road - Liverpool - By Charlotte Elliston

A few weeks ago I took a mini road trip to Liverpool, having never been there before (and knowing it had been the European Capital of Culture in 2008), so was keen to check out some of the art there. 588 more words