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Art can be a beacon of hope or an explanation of the world, but whether it can shape it in dark times is uncertain

In the early days of President-elect Donald Trump, those most thunderously shocked that such a possibility could ever be anything but a dim joke have taken some kind of solace in art – or, at the very least, art’s potential. 1,765 more words

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Banned Books: Teaching How Literary Reception Informs Interpretation

Given the recent political climate, I thought it would be appropriate to write this post on books that have spurred political debate and censorship through the course of American history. 1,537 more words

Course Planning

Self Care

Over the past 36 hours, for me, it has been mostly about self care. Watching my emotions, acknowledging them, but not identifying them as who I am. 91 more words

THEATRE REVIEW: The intelligent homosexual's guide to capitalism and socialism with a key to the Scriptures

WORTH A LOOK?: ***

WHERE: Hampstead Theatre

WHEN: 19/10, runs to 26/11

We missed the third act of this three-and-a-half hour epic after receiving some bad news in the second interval. 305 more words

THEATRE REVIEW

Angels in America

Playwright Tony Kushner adapts his political epic about the AIDS crisis during the mid-eighties, around a group of separate but connected individuals. (IMDb)

I realized the other day that I’ve never seen part two of this miniseries, only part one, even though I own it. 191 more words

Fear of Consequences

Martin: It’s the fear of what comes after the doing that makes the doing hard to do.

Roy: Amen.

Martin: But you can almost always live with the consequences.

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