Virtual Season at San Francisco Ballet | reviewed by Renate Stendhal | Scene4 Magazine - July 2021 | www.scene4 magaine

Virtual Season at
San Francisco Ballet

Swimmer, Snowblind, Romeo and Juliet and Swan Lake. On demand streaming opened up new avenues to these works.

Renate Stendhal.

Whispered Footsteps
An Immigrant Journey

Part Three
Bonds Across the Sea
I leave for far off America.
I do not know where my fate will lead me

Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold

Whispered Footsteps- Part Three | Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com
The Father | reviewed by Miles David Moore | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com

What's Going On?
The Woman in the Window,
The Father, Supernova

From Rear Window to Gaslight, movies in which protagonists try to piece together a situation with incomplete or skewed information have been a staple of cinema.

Miles David Moore

Silpa Sthan
Home-sawan Umansap

ห่มสวรรค์ อู่ม่านทรัพย์

Those who were interested in my work, who were foreigners, came back to buy my work again and again. Until later I refused to take their money
Janine Yasovant

Home-sawan Umansap | Janine Yasovant | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com


Corvid Mug
Michael Bettencourt | Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comLike many, I have a fascination with corvids. Wikipedia describes them as a "cosmopolitan family"—what a great phrase!—that includes crows.
Michael Bettencourt

Arthur Danin Adler | Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comThe stunning climax to her story has stuck in the craw of Western society, particularly Judaic-Christian society for over 2500 years.
Arthur Danin Adler

Mostly Clear
Claudine Jones | Scene4 MagazineMy therapist has been spitballing with me, like he'll say things such as why don't you sell your house and move into an apartment with a nice view?
Claudine Jones

Recurring Dreams
Les Marcott | Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.comFor the past several years, there are two recurring dreams I've experienced. Or perhaps one might deem them nightmares. 
Les Marcott

Rivers of Light
Gregory Luce | Scene4 MagazineIf the scale, subject, and setting haven't already suggested it, this acute attention to detail should tell you this is the product of Frederic Edwin Church.
Gregory Luce

The Education of a Connoisseur Part 2
Patrick Walsh | Scene4 MagazineWhen I arrived in Dublin in the fall of 1996 wine wasn't the first thing on my mind. Butterflies flew circles of excitement in my stomach.
Patrick Walsh



The Mystery of How Stein
Avoided the Spanish Flu

Gertrude Stein made it through World War I without injury even though she was driving medical supplies in France to soldiers.
Karren Alenier

Kandinsky Anew | Lissa Tyler Renaud | Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.com

The Obstacle Course Kandinsky Ran:
2. The Consequences of War
A historic, English-language preview of what the letters—not available to the public—contain.
Jelena Hahl-Fontaine and Lissa Tyler Renaud

Visual Poems

Springs to Leap
Illegal Aliens

David Alpaugh

Visual Poems | David Alpaugh | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com



Cafe Trieste in San Francisco | Jon Rendell | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com
Sometimes There Is Blissl | Phillip Gerstein | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com
The Cathedral of Yf | David Wiley | Scene4 Magazine | July 2021 | www.scene4.com|
Fire Reborn | The Art of SS Burrus-A Retrospective | Scene4 Magazine | www.scene4.com

Cafes Trieste and Vesuvio
In San Francisco...
Caffè Trieste was the first espresso-based coffeehouse on the West Coast of the United States. Vesuvio Cafe, across from City Lights Bookstore, was frequented by a number of Beat Generation celebrities.

The Photography of Jon Rendell

Sometimes There Is Bliss
I am very excited to share with you the joy of returning to exhibiting -- in a beautiful gallery setting -- paintings that are alive with evident and unconstrained energy.
Philip Gerstein

The Cathedral of Yf

Veracruz Codex 

The Art of David Wiley

The Art of SS. Burrus
A Retrospective

When the Earth is ravaged
and the animals are dying,
a new tribe of people will appear
on the Earth


Foul Ball - An American Soap Opera   Altenir Silva 
Chapter Three - The Story of Martin

Medea Noir ~ Athens   Arthur Danin Adler
Ten years after the original story ends, a new story begins, a new myth of Medea the woman, the woman of power, and a woman haunted by the torment of memories that must finally be reconciled with her will to live.

Settling Up  Vincent H. O'Neil
Why would I move aside for you?  When this all started, I was the only one here.  I created it from nothing, all by myself.



Scene4 Magazine: Perspectives - Audio | Theatre Thoughts  | Michael Bettencourt  | www.scene4.com

Theatre Thoughts
An entertaining array of audio essays on an array
of theatre topics by an astute and entertaining essayist

newYou Don't Say!
Occasional Musings by an occasionally amused writer



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

Light Fantastic 
Weighty matters of brain neurons and addiction, two kisses,
single-malt scotch, and the green dance of blue and yellow lasers

Ear Buds
What happens when we love our devices
 — and they love us back

The Greed Gene
A young couple is told by their genetic counselor that
their child has the greed gene, there is nothing they can do


Letters to
the Editor





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Scene4 Magazine | Art and The City-February 2020 | www.scene4.com
Scene4 Magazine | Of Beauty-February 2021 | www.scene4.com
Scene4 Magazine | Walt Whitman-A New Bard Is Caroling | August 2019
Scene4 Magazine | THE ROAD TO FREEDOM December 1220 | www.scene4.com
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Scene4 Magazine | Dawn | October  2020 | www.scene4.com
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