In This Issue


Michael Bettencourt
Is There A Perfect Hate?
And who is the perfect hater in the age of Trump?

Arthur Meiselman
Awake with Anthony Hopkins
A perception of a Master Actor at work

Claudine Jones
Woe Down
Death has popped up his ugly head

Nathan Thomas
The Spirit Is Willing
 I hadn’t read the play yet – that was my first mistake.

Patrick Walsh
Master in Two Modes:
Thomas Hardy
Its haunting echo-like lines, a marvel of musical effect

Les Marcott
Bird Is The Word
 I’ve never really considered myself a bird person


Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
Finding Resolution Through The Image
Images that revel in the moment

Miles David Moore
Film Reviews

Karren Lalonde Alenier
L’Amour de Loin at The Met

A lyrically shimmering collage of sound


Karren Lalonde Alenier

What critics meant to Gertrude Stein

Lissa Tyler Renaud
Oklop Transcendent

 He can see what’s at work is essentially benevolent

Janine Yasovant
Arts of Thailand
Suwit Jaipom

 A Bridge to the North
(in English and Thai)

David Wiley
Colors of the Roundtable

Episode 7: Visions Of Paradise

Elliot Feldman

Old Fart Village

Mr. Murgatroyd’s Obsession

Griselda Steiner
King’s Legacy Lives
 His legacy began in the ‘60s

Iri Kopal
Word Dances
You come into a theatre and sit down




The Photography of
Jon Rendell

The Art of David Wiley
& Poetry
View of Village with Clock Tower
 An Artist’s Instruction to Himself


Rev. Sheri Heller
The Wounded Artist


Michael Bettencourt
Undress Me
 The Greed Gene

Michael Bettencourt
Theatre Thoughts


Letters to the Editor
Qué Pasa

The DressingKarren Alenier
MDMMiles David Moore
Minstrel ShowLes Marcott
NightdancesArthur Meiselman


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January 2017
Volume 17 Issue 8

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