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Archive August 2009

Kentucky Dawn

August 31, 2009 by · No comments

Donal Mahoney Photo: Rocklin Autumn’s over. Wheat cake odors flood the wood front porch. Andrew Block, in mackinaw and overalls, tamps first tobacco of the day and estimates his morning. In an open field beyond McDiver’s Creek Andrew Block can see his colt, palamino apricot and snow, nip grass between great gallops and the shock […]

Nancy Ross-Flanigan: “Memoir is so much more than a faithful recounting of events”

August 31, 2009 by · 10 comments

Interview with Nancy Ross-Flanigan by Cathy Shap Nickola Halfway through my teens, in the mid-1960s, my father abruptly announced he was moving the family from Oklahoma to a pin-dot of an island in the South Pacific. Strange Territory is a story about learning to feel at home in two alien places at once: the remote […]

Artist of the Week – Laurent Goldstein

August 30, 2009 by · 13 comments

An interview with Laurent Goldstein by Desislava Velichkova Laurent Goldstein: “In my portrait gallery most of the time people are smiling. I am addicted to happiness!” Laurent Goldstein was trained to be an architect, but then he became the designer and the art manager of several high fashion companies in Paris, London and Milan, before […]

Photo contest “The Smile of the Summer” 005

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August 28, 2009 by · 1 comment

By Heather Wyatt Photo: Denise ~*~ I stare upward after you make a surprisingly loud thud in my light fixture. You and your kind have invaded my house. Swarms of thousands, red, with black dots, a design to imply innocence but you fly at my mouth and eyes. So, I see you, wandering along in […]

Dear Elzie

August 27, 2009 by · No comments

Sunny Montgomery Photo: Caitlinator Do you remember that Christmas when Grandma Kalisz sent those pink faux fur matching coats that came down to our ankles and came with matching muffs? We never quite understood those muffs; they reminded us of our stuffed toys and so we were more inclined to give them names and put […]

Multimedia Box: The Lines of Nazca – an Everlasting Mystery of Peru

August 27, 2009 by · No comments

There are two ways to live: you can live as if nothing is a miracle; you can live as if everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein Above the red rocks of the Nazca desert of Peru – one of the most desolate and uninhabited areas of the country – an ancient South American civilization […]

The Shelter

August 26, 2009 by · 2 comments

Drew Logan Photo: jtravism r’nd the corner out’a the wind you say t’ me you think th’ll op’n early t’day too cold t’ panhandle no one r’nd no money no juice I say t’ you maybe knowing that y’ll have two more hours out’a the wind r’nd the corner

Artist of the Week — Andrea Benedetti: “There’s just too much to see to stay in one place my whole life!”

August 24, 2009 by · 7 comments

An interview with Andrea Benedetti by Ani Vasileva He was born in Italy in 1970 but he doesn’t feel like a citizen of any country. He was very lucky to have adventurous parents and because of them he grew up all over the world. He spent his childhood living in Africa, first Ethiopia, and then […]

Photography contest “The Smile of The Summer”

August 23, 2009 by · 4 comments

Photo: Galina Neykova Multimedia magazine “Public Republic,” with the support of the German-Bulgarian Association in Hamburg, the Bulgarian Cultural Institute in Berlin, the Association for the Bulgarian-German Economic and Cultural Links present a photography contest entitled “The Smile of The Summer”. Work will be evaluated by an international jury composed of: Ivan Golev (Editor-in-Chief, GEO […]

Multimedia box: Burj al Arab – the height of luxury

August 21, 2009 by · No comments

Beauty is the meaning of the world. To enjoy beauty is to understand the world. – Otto Julius Bierbaum Built on an artificial island 280 m from the Persian Gulf, the seven star hotel Burj al Arab is “the pearl of architecture and luxury” and merits the title “symbol of Dubai”. With its 321 m, […]

Diane Kendig: “One can usually make more to go “be” a poet than selling books”

August 20, 2009 by · 1 comment

Interview with American poet Diane Kendig by Kristin Dimitrova You have taught creative writing to university students, children, prisoners, as well as to groups of people who have nothing in common except their interest in literature. What is the difference between them in class? What is common between them in class? Where did you get […]

Music should be great regardless of a style

August 18, 2009 by · 1 comment

Velina Vateva’s interview with Digital Angel What does “to create” mean to you? Do you think the word tremendously changes its meaning because of the new techniques? “To create” means to make something out of nothing. I don’t think that words should change their meaning. New techniques are not dangerous for real music or – […]

Artist of the Week – Veronika Harcsa

August 17, 2009 by · 3 comments

Velina Veteva presents Veronika Harcsa Music makes me as open as I can be. Since I’m on stage I’ve become much more open in my personal life. I’ve learned that only honest things work. If music did not exist, I would be a computer scientist. I almost finished the Technical University, but thanks to music, […]

North American Premiere of The Air around the Butterfly

August 16, 2009 by · 2 comments

You are cordially invited to the North American Premiere of The Air around the Butterfly / Въздухът около пеперудата. Katerina Stoykova-Klemer will read poems in English and Bulgarian, answer questions, and sign books. Refreshments will be provided. Thursday, August 27, 2009 7:00pm – 9:00pm Carnegie Center for Literacy and Learning 251 West Second Street Lexington, […]

Fashion now III

August 15, 2009 by · 1 comment

Снимка: amatamoda “I guess it’ s the search for perfection from season to season that moves me forward” Alber Elbaz Lanvin *** “To evolve is to continue to breathe creatively” Maison Martin Margiela ***