Findings

Archbishop Oscar Arnulfo Romero

Prophets of a Future Not Our Own This is what we are about: We plant seeds that one day will grow. We water seeds already planted, knowing that they hold future promise. We lay foundations that will need further development.  We provide yeast that produces effects beyond our capabilities. We cannot do everything and there […]

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Grandma Drummer!

“Mary started out playing in the Blackhawk Drum and Bugle Corps back in the early 60’s, then in a Rock band called “The Chantelles” back in ’67. She then went on for a long stint in a well-liked Country band back in the 70’s called “Country Cruise” playing all around the Tri-State Area. She’s never […]

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James Turrell: Bringing the Cosmos Closer

When James’ grandmother first brought him to their Quaker meeting, he asked her what he should do.  “Just wait,” she said. “We’re going inside to meet the light.” James turns 70 this year.  He has spent him life creating art that brings the cosmos closer.  Exhibitions at LACMA and the Guggenheim and the Museum of Fine […]

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Joni Mitchell just turned 70

She spoke in Toronto at the Luminato Festival in June with Brian Blade from the NY Times in a rambling but satisfying interview. The Joni Mitchell Interview- A CBC Music Exclusive Here’s another fine video from the CBC. So genuinely honest and interesting!

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85 year old Best Friends

I’m not sure how I feel about this.  It’s a young guy’s perspective, condescending and clueless in my opinion, but there’s something appealing….  See what you think.

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“My Afternoons With Margueritte”

At 97, Casadesus is considered a French national treasure, thrilling audiences since the 1930s. She captured my heart, even though this is clearly a fairy tale for grown ups.

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The Wrinkles of the City, JR & José Parlá

Here you’ll find the extraordinary work of photoartist JR. In Cuba in collaboration with Cuban-American artist José Parlá. In Berlin, New York, Paris, Tunisia and so many other sites, he is exploring what he calls “transformations of personal identity” by mounting huge photos on buildings across cities. It’s stunning to see —especially— the images of […]

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