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Becket

by Matt J. Popham

A flawed film about flawed men, elevated by two majestic performances, Peter Glenville’s almost perfect rendering of Jean Anouilh’s Becket is alleged to be one of the few film adaptations of the playwright’s work that he looked upon favorably. 446 more words

Film

Vincentian Soca Artist “Becket” Serenades Mothers

In “Becket Wows Mothers,” Nelson A. King writes about Vincentian-born, Caribbean soca artist/composer Alston “Becket” Cyrus, who serenaded mothers last Saturday night at a major concert at the Walt Whitman Theater at Brooklyn College in Brooklyn, New York. 460 more words

Music

Pedestrian Struck, Killed On MassPike In Becket

BECKET, Mass. (AP) — State police say someone walking on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Becket has been struck and killed by a tractor-trailer.

Police responded to the eastbound stretch of the highway in the western Massachusetts community at about 5:30 a.m. 58 more words

News

Weeks 26 & 27

Fruit/Veg/Edibles: Butternut Squash and a Bunch of Bananas — loving the alliteration

Weekly Monthly weight gain: Granted this was over the course of the month instead of 2 weeks, and granted squash baby decided to quadruple in size during this timeframe (okay, not really) — 9 lbs. 819 more words

My top ten religious movies for Lent

By Tom Quiner

I love movies that depict the power of faith.

There is no one magic formula for a successful religious movie. Sometimes, it is an historical epic. 1,349 more words

Religion

Robyn's Two Week Adventure at the Kushi Institute

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Editor’s note: Robyn Swanson (pictured above), prep cook and sous chef for our Monday night dinners in Palo Alto, recently traded two weeks in sunny California for the snowy Berkshire mountains of western Massachusetts. 2,419 more words

Macrobiotics