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Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama

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Theatre of the Unimpressed: In Search of Vital Drama by Jordan Tannahill helps me understand some trapped experiences I had while watching theatre and some moments of pure freedom. It gives me the motivation to keep looking for the transcendent … Continue reading

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PLAY Caption Contest @ midnight

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What’s in it for YOU? Contribute a winning caption Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/captioncontest.patricialmorris and you’ll win bragging rights. Judges will select first, second, third captions for each photo. You and your friends decide who wins. April 1 – July 8 If the photo gains … Continue reading

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Starting APRIL 1st, 2016 (that’s 2 weeks away) Write a caption for a photo of Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside every two weeks. The photos are taken by women photographers of the ‘hood. You can win bragging rights. Each photo will have … Continue reading

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Goodbye mary.

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I tried to cheer you up. But I couldn’t. The day you came back from a doctor’s appointment with some medicine, you sent me out to buy you a thermometer.  You didn’t like it because it was digital. Professionals couldn’t … Continue reading

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Alena by Rachel Pastan

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I loved the extreme world of contemporary art in this novel. I don’t think the notion of contingency art works but the performance art is great. Art is stranger than science fiction. The writing is mostly spot on. I could … Continue reading

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The Ongoing Moment

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This is a most novel nonfiction book about photography. The author not only doesn’t take photographs, he doesn’t own a camera. He is a Brit mostly looking at American photographers. And oh how he looks. From curbs, to steps, to … Continue reading

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Serafim and Claire

Serafim and Claire by Mark Lavorato My rating: 4 of 5 stars Historical fiction is not my thing; but the passionate characters Serafim, a photographer, and Claire, a dancer, one dealing in frozen moments and the other movement, are exceptional. … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James My rating: 5 of 5 stars Take a look at A Brief History of Seven Killings. The title of the book undersells itself. There are many more killings than seven, and … Continue reading

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Upon taking an escalator at the World Cup Ski Championships 2015

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Any one who has ever visited a ski resort in the winter would agree that they are a world of their own (watch Force Majeure http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3630276/ for the flavour I experience).  When there is a world ski championship everyone is pumped. … Continue reading

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Has anyone found my cape?

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I haven’t blogged for ages, and miss the ease and freedom of the form: it’s a bit like making a paper airplane and then watching it take wing below your window. But shouldn’t I have a scholarly or complex excuse … Continue reading

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