In This Issue


Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold
Recognizable Yet Foreign
 Richard Avedon’s Celebrity Portraits

Miles David Moore
Film Reviews
Tales of the Stuart Queens
Mary Queen of Scots, The Favourite

Renate Stendhal
San Francisco Ballet’s New Season
Program 2


Michael Bettencourt
The Passing of a Great One
A declaration of love for this man
who was generous, decent and kind

Arthur Danin Adler
The Long and the Short of It
Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you what you are

 Claudine Jones
Oh my aching back
We are what our parents make us

Nathan Thomas
An Old White Guy Man-Splains It
All For You

Where had he learned to question the gods?

Patrick Walsh
Rock ’n’ Roll Nods and Quid Pro Quos
Musicians enjoy talking to each other in their works 

 Les Marcott
The Sights and Sounds of Loneliness

I’m a big fan of the short documentary format


Karren LaLonde Alenier
A Carafe, That Is a Blind Glass
Steiny is using Billy Collins’ poetic form, the paradelle

Elliot Feldman
Old Fart Village

A Meeting of the Germaphobe Club

Janine Yasovant
Arts of Thailand
Monthian Yangthong
A New Method for Making Woodcuts
(in English and Thai)

มณเฑียร ยางทอง

Griselda Steiner
Goddess in Exile- continued
I didn’t want to pull a scroll out of my vagina and read it in public

Lissa Tyler Renaud
Still ‘Mr. Modern Art’ at 100
 In the field of modern art, Peter Selz seems to have known everyone



The Photography of Jon Rendell
Old Pier Pilings
Stalwart Reminders of San Francisco’s Great Maritime Past

The Art of David Wiley

Voice Message


Selena Zachai
A Man’s Sex
So many names, so many images
This jutting tubular protuberance

Les Marcott
Stan From Legal, Jan From H.R.
I’m the guy who can make all the air go out of a room

Kathi Wolfe
The night you haunt my house
I dream of baboons and periwinkles

David Alpaugh
Two New Visual Poems
Olives Ruin Dry Martinis
Beached Whale Overwhelmed

David Wiley
 Art and Victorian Architecture
The castles and palaces of the new American aristocracy


Talos Ensemble
A New Medea Noir


Michael Bettencourt
Undress Me
 The Greed Gene

Michael Bettencourt
Theatre Thoughts


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April 2019
Volume 19 Issue 11

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