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Review: Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo

Les Ballets de Monte-Carlo was up at the Segerstrom Center’s international dance series, with the U.S. premiere of artistic director Jean-Christophe Maillot’s “Choré,” on Friday night (Feb. 617 more words



★★★★ 4/4

At one point during the remarkable train sequence late in the film—this elliptically poetic episode runs approximately nine minutes, considerably longer than what I had imagined from my initial viewings—Takamine Hideko’s character forlornly looks at her brother-in-law, sitting fast asleep across from her, with tears in her eyes.  700 more words


How I Imagine A Better Education System

It seems to me that more and more people nowadays realize how the current education system in most parts of the world is, mildly said, a huge bunch of crap. 810 more words


Review: Are the Star Wars Little Golden Books Appropriate for Kids?

As the world approached the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in December 2015, Disney got a several month jump start on merchandising. Star Wars products started appearing everywhere, on everything. 2,429 more words


Judgement-free Homesick Teriyaki Salmon

I love my morning routine. Making the bed, feeding the hungry 4-legged roommates of mine and after short yoga sequence making the breakfast with coffee for myself and having some private Instagram time with my phone. 776 more words

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Virginia high school nixes 'white guilt' video after criticism

An animated film designed as a lesson in “racial discourse” for students at a Virginia high school will not be shown after it made students uncomfortable and drew criticism from parents who called it “white guilt.” 403 more words

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