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What a Selfish Turk

In honor of Juilliard‘s performances of Rossini‘s 1814 comic opera Il Turco in Italia this week (glowingly reviewed at Parterre), here are some famous depictions of Turkey in opera.  164 more words


Snarky Faith 11/18/14: The Ben Lee Interview

Snarky Faith 11/18/14


An interview with Australian Pop Icon and spiritualist Ben Lee about his music career, spiritual journey and his latest album, Ayahuasca: Welcome to the Work.


Do Fitbit wristbands work?

I am currently recovering from a left hip arthroscopy, with a left shoulder arthroscopy looming up, so I have been trying to find ways to maintain a healthy lifestyle despite not being able to exercise as I have been previously used to. 1,083 more words


Aria Pro II Stratocaster

This was my first contact with electric guitars. I had a classical guitar at the time (1995 – 1996), which I bought from my allowance for Christmas. 16 more words


Clarisonic - Taking your morning cleanse to a whole new level.

I’ve had my eye on the Clarisonic cleansing brushes for a while now. Whilst the system has received rave reviews I found it slightly *very* challenging to understand how an oscillating brush could cater to my rather sensitive skin. 317 more words

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Mindfulness through anime

One of the things that first attracted me to anime, and keeps me coming back, is iyashikei – healing – anime (well, that and yuri, but that’s a subject for another post) . 178 more words

Papageno trước khi treo cổ

Có lẽ chả mấy khi các đạo diễn sân khấu cho diễn viên thực hiện cảnh treo cổ – vừa khó làm cho giống thật mà vẫn phải đảm bảo diễn viên sống khỏe, vừa chả thẩm mỹ gì. 1,341 more words