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sherrie-theriault's picture
Nov.21.2013
November 21     Blanda   I know how good a quarterback you are on Monday, safely at home.  What were you like on the field, gameday?  You act as if seeing your mistakes in retrospect is the same as not having made them, but the game is lost and a rematch is not a do-over....
r-n-morris's picture
Aug.21.2013
According to recent research carried out at University College London, the way a musician appears – the visual impression they make - may be more important than how they sound. Subjects were asked to rate musicians taking part in competitions based on (a) a silent video of their performance, (b)...
jodi-thompson's picture
Jul.29.2013
He hands a red staple gun — the kind you’d use to tack carpets down — to a guy in a bar — the kind of guy who might tack those carpets down — holding a dollar bill. The guy in the bar staples the dollar bill to his torso. The guy in the bar smiles, comes back with a five and staples it to his cheek...
farzana-versey's picture
Jan.18.2013
Kang Yi stripped down to a thong while a young woman gave him love bites. Performance art is almost always controversial. What was the significance of this one staged on a podium at a Guangzhou auditorium? He said:  “It's a critique of the concept of chaotic love. I hope that my art...
annmarie-sauer's picture
Dec.16.2012
Rain, wind and darkness, dangerous driving by tired lorries swerving out of their lane and the expected standstill on the roads into Brussels. One of the tunnels into town was closed off because of a European Summit meeting. Yet following the signs for the detours, I ended up in the tunnel and got...
annmarie-sauer's picture
Nov.30.2012
A couple of times per year I organize a literary salon. Living on the 12th floor on the b-side of the building it is clear that the name had to be salon 12b. The view is exceptional and people love to come. Usually there will be food and homemade cakes (Rose's apple cake is famous and An's cheese...
annmarie-sauer's picture
Sep.10.2012
It was a wonderful Indian summer type of day. The audience sat listening under the sun dappled leaves of age old trees.The organizer of the event Frank De Vos, as always, had chosen excellent musicians. The poets had very varied performances, some working on interaction with the audience, Roger...
joyce-young's picture
Jul.24.2012
HIROSHIMA / NAGASAKI August 6-9, 194567 years ago, on August 6, 1945,the United States dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan.  Three days later a second bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. Pandemonium PressPresentsa Poetry Reading to mark this tragic event & to support Peace Monday,...
jodi-cutting's picture
May.25.2012
Last night, Midge debuted in her first on stage performance.  She and her classmates gathered on stage to present a combination of song, story and unbeknownst to them, comedy. She was nervous.  It was the first time she’d ever been on stage.  I sat of course with her brother and...
steven-belanger's picture
Mar.15.2012
Photo: poster for the Swedish movie, from its Wikipedia page     Rented the Swedish version, the original, of course, and figured I would share my thoughts about it, as compared to David Fincher's American film.  Feel free to agree, or disagree.  And please read my write-up...