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Archive May 2009

Rhythm of a Nation II: Argentine Tango

May 4, 2009 by · 2 comments

Katia Delavequia “Tango is a sad thought that you can dance” – Discepolo – Tango composer Photo: Juliano Campos The origins of Argentine Tango are quite similar to Portuguese Fado. Because the music and dance invoke feelings of nostalgia, passion, love suffering and betrayal, its’ representative colors are black and red. It’s origins date back […]

Artist of the Week: Patrick Caire

May 4, 2009 by · 6 comments

Mariana Velichkova’s interview with the photographer Patrick Caire Please tell us about your experience as a photographer. Well, as a photographer, I really have no experience. I don’t have a professional career or any sort of qualifications relating to photography. I guess if you consider someone who loves photography and is constantly taking pictures a […]

Review of Molly Peacock’s Second Blush

May 3, 2009 by · No comments

Drew Logan Photo: foxypar4 I encountered Molly Peacock for the first time years ago on a bus in downtown Manhattan. She was driving. No! No! Please do not think she was driving the bus. There was a placard on the interior wall of the bus above the seats where they normally put advertising. It had […]

“Those Years” – the sensation of the past

May 2, 2009 by · No comments

Velina Vateva In every poem lie the histories of its birth. Roger Craik I enter the room where Roger Craik will read his poems and am being welcomed by his smile. Everyone is welcomed by his smile. I now have his volume of poetry “Those Years” and the sensation of the remembering in the stories […]

Good Water

May 2, 2009 by · 3 comments

Stanislava Stanoeva Photo: jtravism to feed silence to the water so to tread it softly how many steps measure the words on the endless road to someone to walk, not breathing, the steep slope not wishing to reach the others and water calls you by name to sate the drowned one inside Translation from Bulgarian: […]