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Archive July 2013

Bansko Jazz 2013 – the programme

July 27, 2013 by · No comments

The International Jazz Festival in Bansko is one of the biggest summer musical events in Bulgaria and one of the foremost international cultural happenings on the Balkans. Since its foundation in 1998 the festival has been held every year in August in the small town of Bansko. The concerts are free for the public. Traditionally, […]

Artist of the Week — Hristina Tarpanova

July 22, 2013 by · 2 comments

Teodora Atanasova Talks with Artist Hristina Tarpanova Translated from the Bulgarian by Teodora Atanasova Please, introduce yourself to our readers. My name is Hristina Tarpanova and I’m nineteen years old. I was born in Kazanlak but I’ve been living and studying in Glasgow, Scotland for a year now. I study architecture and this quickly became […]

Pistons in Her Haunches

July 18, 2013 by · No comments

Donal Mahoney Photo: Nicole Lee(: It’s a 50th anniversary dinner for Bernie and Blanche at the Elk’s Hall. After dessert Blanche grabs the mike and primes the crowd by announcing, “Fifty year’s we’ve been married and Bernie’s never had a sorry day.” Then Bernie grabs the mike and says “The nights have been wonderful, too. […]

Artist of the Week — Sofia Pavlova

July 15, 2013 by · 2 comments

Jasmina Tacheva Talks with Photographer Sofia Pavlova Hi, Sofia, where are you right now and what have you been working on? Hello, I’m in Sofia – I’ve left the city just a few times since I moved here, and never for more than a week. Currently, I’ve been working on a new idea that came […]

Getting Older

July 15, 2013 by · 1 comment

Donal Mahoney Photo: andy_hudd He’s getting older but has a life, checks his emails, loves his wife, likes to know what she’s wearing underneath. Might be pink, might be white. Nothing wrong with either.

Rada: We are not one-dimensional and neither is art

July 11, 2013 by · 3 comments

Jasmina Tacheva Talks with Actress, Photographer and Singer Rada Photo: Dobrin Marchev Hello, Rada! What have you been up to lately? I know your new single, “Anonymous in New York” came out just a few days ago, could you tell us more about this project? Yes. My new song is the latest and biggest step […]

Artist of the Week — Amanda Hart

July 9, 2013 by · 6 comments

Jasmina Tacheva Talks with Artist Amanda Hart Hello, Amanda, would you introduce yourself? My name is Amanda Hart, I am 23 years old, and I reside in Buffalo, NY. I am an outspoken member of the Buffalo art scene and am considered to be a prolific painter. I speak pretty good Japanese and in the […]

Bacon & Eggs, Cigarettes, and the Courier-Express

July 6, 2013 by · 3 comments

Patrick Cornelius Photo: megnificence Used to fall asleep drunk on Saturday night, leave the shades up and hope mid-morning sun would cheat another comedown Sunday afternoon. Then I could breakfast at the Greek. I gave up hangovers half a life since, but I long for days of cruddy, linoleum tile floors, Formica-top tables with red […]

“We Call Ourselves Interventionist Artists”

July 5, 2013 by · 2 comments

Interview with Kremena Todorova and Kurt Gohde by Katerina Stoykova-Klemer Kurt and Kremena at the opening reception for DISCARDED: Lexington Photo: Rich Copley/Lexington Herald-Leader Kremena Todorova teaches American Literature as well as classes that ask students to meet and work with their neighbors face to face. Born and raised in Communist Bulgaria, she continues to […]