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Scene4 Magazine April 2016

Scene4-Internal Magazine of Arts and Media | April 2016 |

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45 Years l reviewed by Miles David Moore Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Film — Women In Love
Carol, 45 Years
Unforgettable moments in memorable films

Miles David Moore

Clarinetist Seunghee Lee’s Musical Odyssey | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

From Competition to Compassion
Clarinetist Seunghee Lee’s
Musical Odyssey
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold

Zoran Bognar | Selected Poems | Scene4 Magazine - April 2016

Zoran Bognar
A distinguished Serbian poet, essayist, critic, and editor of a leading Serbian publisher,
his works are translated into 18 languages

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Passing Stones
Passing Thoughts

My recent close encounter (two in
one week) played out its usual script

Michael Bettencourt

On The Beach
There is
still time

Arthur Meiselman

A Second Look
It always starts with the lunch.
Everyone always starts
with the lunch
Nathan Thomas

LBJ and Grassroots Federalism
To see a master politician at work through the narrow focus of Central Texas politics...
Les Marcott

This Way To The Machine
How did I end up with a waaay long
q-tip stuck down my nostril & the
old guy in the white coat saying...

Claudine Jones

My Other Life:
A Combat Soldier in Vietnam

He thought during those times it felt
as if it happened to someone else

Patrick Walsh

Scene4 Magazine inSight -

Scene4 Magazine | The Steiny Road To Operadom | Karren Lalonde Alenier

The N-Word: Trump Versus Stein
Trump augurs the end of Western civilization as he incites the racism of his constituency

Karren LaLonde Alenier

Priaiva Raiva - Arts of Thailand | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Arts of Thailand
Praiva Raiva

I never wanted to be a sculptor
Janine Yasovant

Curvy Barbie With Brains | Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - April 2016

For April - Curvy Barbie With Brains
Featuring the new
Gertrude Stein Barbie!

Renate Stendhal

Death By Television | Elliot Feldman | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Death By Television
He’s flying around on Hair Force One
and tweeting

Elliot Feldman

The Art of David Wiley | Colors Of The Roundtable | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Colors Of The Roundtable
Both cruel and wonderful things were
said about each of them.

David Wiley

Sedna | Griselda Steiner | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Mother Of The Sea & All Its Creatures
Arctic / Inuit

Griselda Steiner

Scene4 Magazine Perspectives -

Eschscholzia Californica  | The Photography of Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016
painting and poetry
The Art of David Wiley | Bouboulina | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

Eschscholzia Californica
The Photography of Jon Rendell
California poppy (Eschscholzia californica), was selected as the state flower in 1903.
April 6 is designated California Poppy Day.

Drawing - Bouboulina
Poetry - Grandmother
The Art of David Wiley

Carousel and Other Stories | Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold | Scene4 Magazine | April 2016 |

The Promise of Mont Saint Michel
Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
From her new collection of short stories, CAROUSEL and Other Stories

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | Undress Me | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

Undress Me  Michael Bettencourt
In a bar, Laura turns to Stefan and asks him to undress her by word of mouth, in his best mother tongue.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Dialogue | The Greed Gene | Michael Bettencourt | April 2016 |

The Greed Gene  Michael Bettencourt
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor — the "genie of genes" — that their child has the greed gene, and there is nothing they can do.

Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt April 2016 |


An astute and entertaining array of audio essays on an array of topics by an astute and
entertaining essayist.


Scene4 Magazine Blogs -

Letters to the Editor
Recent Letters

Long & short reviews of theatre, film and more

Que Pasa
Notices, announcements and coming attractions

Karren LaLonde Alenier
The Dresser addresses what’s underneath the art

Miles David Moore Thoughts and observations from, to, for or against

Les Marcott
Dr. Barnabus T. Bynum's
Travelling Minstrel Show


Arthur Meiselman


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Special Indexes
Scene4 Magazine - Karren Alenier - The Steiny Road To Operadom |

The Steiny Road to Operadom
A complete index of
Karren Alenier’s columns
in Scene4 with links.
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Scene4 Magazine  Comics with Elliot Feldman

A complete index of Elliot Feldman’s comics and cartoons in Scene4 with links.
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Scene4 Magazine: Film Reviews | Miles David Moore |

Film Reviews
A complete index of all
reviews by Scene4’s Film
Critic, Miles David Moore

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Scene4 Magazine: Writings | Renate Stendhal |

A complete index of
Renate Stendhal’s articles and reviews in Scene4 with links.

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The authorized version of Lester Cole's HOLLYWOOD RED

Hollywood Red: The Autobiography of Lester Cole  ©2013 Scene4 Books

One of the founders of the Writers Guild of America and the most unrelenting and outspoken member of the blacklisted Hollywood Ten, Lester Cole was a protégé of the legendary Cecil B. De Mille, a roommate of Cary Grant, a pal of Humphrey Bogart, a gadfly to Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan, and then there were... the women in his life.

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Scene4 Books is proud to offer the authorized reprint of this controversial autobiography. Timely! Provocative! Startling! Now, after 32 years, a witness to the nightmare of what we did and what we may be doing again.

Few Americans remember the dark days of the House Un -American Activities Committee. From 1938 to 1975 it traveled like a carnival throughout the country, breaking up families, turning friends into enemies, destroying reputations and lives. This is the intimate, inside story of one of the Hollywood Ten, screenwriters and directors jailed for defying HUAC's nightmare of enforced orthodoxy.

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