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Artwork: Zena el Khalil

On Friday 14th July 1944, the singer and actress Amal al-Atrash took a break from filming in Cairo and headed to the seaside resort of Ras El-Barr. 2,456 more words

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Talkin’ about Book Club

A few months ago I joined my first literary tribe, aka book club. Up until recently, I envied book clubbies from afar, having never been invited into these elite ranks of suave decorum and scintillating intellect. 232 more words

Merida

"A Dream Within A Dream" by Edgar Allan Poe (1850)

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow —
You are not wrong, who deem
That my days have been a dream; 112 more words

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Power is Intoxicating

When I was in art school I wanted to write and illustrate children’s books, until I realized I couldn’t draw my way out of a paper bag. 147 more words

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Artist a Day Challenge No. 26: Mickalene Thomas

Mickalene Thomas has a unique style that is nothing short of bodacious. Her colorful, glitter infused portraiture work is commands your attention and invites you delve into a deeper understanding of the person that is being portrayed.   275 more words

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