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Archive April 2010

Patrick Speaks of Wealth

April 15, 2010 by · 1 comment

Colleen Harris Photo: Eddie 07 They are so poor, he says, they sit on rough patches of dirt stacking rocks to pass the time while goats scavenge the garbage. He says he watched a boy shoot a man for taking a rock from the boy’s side of the mountain. It was just a rock, he […]

The Game

April 15, 2010 by · No comments

Kristin Dimitrova Photo: fdecomite from My Life in Squares (forthcoming from Smokestack Books, 2010) We were playing cards with God when he trumped my king with a two. ‘But God, according to the rules you cannot do this’ I brandished my fan of cards. ‘Then think up of some explanation’ he said. And dealt again.

Yoni Vidal – I put all that I have in my music, so listen with your ears, but also with your heart

April 14, 2010 by · No comments

An interview with the guitarist and music composer Yoni Vidal by Dessislava Berndt Yoni, what is the meaning of music for you? For me music is a mixture of different sounds respecting the harmony and the color of each other that, when put together, become a powerful creation that can create emotions and memories to […]

Charlie is My Darling

April 13, 2010 by · 2 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer’s interview with poet Dorothy Sutton Dorothy Sutton is the author of Backing into Mountains (Wind Publications). Dorothy Sutton’s work has appeared in Poetry; The Hudson Review; Antioch Review; Prairie Schooner; Virginia Quarterly Review, Poetry Daily web site and others. Her chapbook of poems, Startling Art: Darwin & Matisse, won the Finishing Line Press […]

Artist of the Week – Kent Lovelace

April 12, 2010 by · 1 comment

An interview with the American artist Kent Lovelace by Asya Draganova First of all, thank you for accepting our interview invitation, Kent. As a form of ice breaking I would like to ask you to introduce yourself to ourselves in a non-traditional way: it could be a song, a phrase, a colour… anything you like, […]

The Week… Rocks with Confucius

April 12, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: bayphotographic I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand. Photo: jsome1 It does not matter how slowly you go so long as you do not stop. Photo: darrenshilson Our greatest glory is not in never falling, but in getting up every time we do.

Good Morning Video

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Photo: Albena Popova “Peter Luts – The Rain” Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio

Multimedia Box: Kseniya – giving life to sand

April 12, 2010 by · No comments

Kseniya Simonova is one of the few “sand animators” in the world. The artform is spectacular and fascinating. Skilful fingers give life to a handful of sand to the accompaniment of dramatic music. On a lightboard (to increase visibility and for increase dramatic effect) they draw constantly changing lines and shapes, creating a series of scenes that tells a story.

In 2008, the 25-year-old Ukrainian artist had just lost her business due to the financial crisis.

“Feel the Feelings and Drop the Story”

April 10, 2010 by · 2 comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer’s interview with Susan Piver Susan Piver is a writer, teacher, and speaker on topics such as love, creativity, and spirituality. She is the New York Times bestselling author of The Hard Questions: 100 Essential Questions to Ask Before You Say “I Do” and the award-winning How Not to Be Afraid of Your Own […]

What is There at My Disposal

April 9, 2010 by · 1 comment

Kristin Dimitrova Photo: Swami Stream from My Life in Squares (forthcoming from Smokestack Books, 2010) The weed in the pot gesticulates like the first and only guest at a birthday party. The other seeds never showed up. Silently they refused to take part in the fair of transformations – thesis, antithesis, synthesis; even their theses […]

Good Morning Video

April 9, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: Albena Popova “Serge Devant feat. Emma Hewitt – Take Me With You “ Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio

Literary Term of the Week – Point of View

April 8, 2010 by · No comments

Pat Valdata writes novels, poems and nonfiction. Her publications include the novels The Other Sister (published by Plain View Press, 2008), Crosswind (published by Wind Canyon Publishing, 1997) and the poetry chapbook Looking for Bivalve (from Pecan Grove Press, 2002). Pat received an MFA in writing from Goddard College and is an adjunct associate professor […]

Invitation for a Father

April 7, 2010 by · 3 comments

Dimana Ivanova Photo: LaPrimaDonna “And I saw a New sky and a New land, which were governed by truth!” “Revelation” by Ioan Bogoslov She called from America and said: “I conceived my child alone!” From the air, still wet in space, caught by the ocean’s breath, the wind through which you sent me kisses, songs, […]

Тhe Week… Lighthouses with Niccolo Machiavelli

April 6, 2010 by · 2 comments

Photo: bazylek Men in general judge more from appearances than from reality. All men have eyes; but few have the gift of penetration. Photo: donaldmacleod Photo: camshafter To be feared is much safer than to be loved.

Good Morning Video

April 6, 2010 by · No comments

Photo: Albena Popova “Chelley – Took The Night” Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio

Artist of the Week — Mario Grigorov

April 5, 2010 by · No comments

Interview with composer and pianist Mario Grigorov by Dessislava Berndt Mario Grigorov: “I strive to remain open, young at heart and curious about life” Photography: Joanna Wilson Mario, what does music mean to you? This is not an easy question for me to answer because I have been playing the piano since I was 4. […]

Good Morning Video

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Photo: Albena Popova “Meck feat Dino – “Feels Like A Prayer” Selected by Mega Dance FM Radio

Act two – RECAST

April 3, 2010 by · 1 comment

“Let’s go Home” – does that ring a bell? That is a show Public-Republic informed you about a couple of months ago. It was a project curated by the talented Charlotte Friling. Her new exhibition in association with An Paenhuysen is called RECAST. Participants: Die Tödliche Doris Sasa Kovacevic Wolfgang Müller Ming Wong Location: .HBC […]

Having a Book Out is a Real Validation of Your Identity as a Working Poet

April 2, 2010 by · No comments

Katerina Stoykova-Klemer’s interview with poet Lynnell Edwards Lynnell Edwards is the author of two books of poetry: The Highwayman’s Wife (2007) and The Farmer’s Daughter (2003), both from Red Hen Press. Her work has appeared on Verse Daily and in the anthologies Poets Against the War; Raising Our Voices: Oregon Poets Against the War; What […]

Literary Term of the Week – Volta

April 1, 2010 by · 1 comment

Bianca Spriggs is the author of the poetry book “Kaffir Lily” (Wind Publications, 2010) and her work may be found in the journals, Caduceus, Alehouse, Torch, and the Appalachian Heritage Magazine. She is the Events Coordinator for the Lexington Art League and a freelance instructor of composition, literature, and creative writing. She received a B.A. […]