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New Beginnings #3: Looking Backwards to Start Anew: Migration and Contemporary Cinema in Italy

A memorable scene of 1917 Charlie Chaplin’s silent comedy short The Immigrant denounces the brutal mistreatment of newly arrived immigrants – many of which were Italian nationals – in New York by local public officials. 619 more words

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New Beginnings #2: A New Project and A New Experience: The East End Women's Museum

Have you heard about the East End Women’s Museum? Perhaps you remember instead the opening of the tacky Jack the Ripper Museum in 2015, in place of the promised first Women Museum in the UK. 674 more words


New Beginnings #1: Reconciling Creative Differences: Warlikowski’s Vision of Iphigénie en Tauride

A fascinating phenomenon within the performing arts is its natural tendency for constant reinvention. While history illuminates our propensity to immortalize art and artists in marble effigies unchanged by time, these monuments are more clay than stone, newly shaped by the fresh hands that touch them. 639 more words

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New Beginnings

The start of a new year inevitably heralds new beginnings, and the same is true this year for the Still Point Journal: the founding editorial team have handed the publication over to a brand-new team. 195 more words

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I thought it would be easy to make a blog. Even the phrase itself, “make a blog,” sounds like something a toddler would say while pointing at the toilet.  1,496 more words


January Bucks County Meet & Greet and #BelieveInMagic Submissions Reminder

January is here, the holidays are behind us, and for many, it’s time to recommit to our goals. If you’re looking to do just that, below are two opportunities to engage with other artists and writers. 456 more words