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October 22: Happy Birthday Jeff Goldblum and Derek Jacobi

Jeff Goldblum turns 64 today.  He began getting small roles in major films in the mid-1970s, appearing in roles such as Tricycle Guy in Nashville… 1,291 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

ON THIS DAY: October 22, 2016

October 22nd is

Make a Difference Day *

National Knee Day

National Nut Day

National Color Day

Smart is Cool Day

October 22 Coalition Stop Police Brutality Day * 601 more words


Sarah Bernhardt, Cecily Brown, other artists and where you can appreciate their art

If you are in Washington DC, I would highly recommend your taking a couple of hours to visit “the only major museum in the world solely dedicated to recognizing women’s creative contributions.” This is the “National Museum of Women in the Arts” which “brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.” 282 more words


Dada koan #14: her feet lying across cutlery

Ah, yes, it’s a cut-up technique poem.  We’re sailing here with these dada koans.  #14’s clipped a few phrases from newspaper advertisements.

This surreal poem’s pasted onto Edie-Sedgwick-’60s-color paper.  207 more words

Dada Koans

La Grande Guerra


Quest’anno la televisione e i giornali ci riempiranno di notizie e memorabilia sulla prima guerra mondiale, la “grande guerra”, visto che siamo nel centenario del suo inizio. 790 more words


Ms Bernhardt.

Parisian born actress Sarah Bernhardt photographed in 1864.


The Lust of La Païva - Deadly Sin #3

Deadly Sinner #3: All the French courtesans of the 19th century

My favorite era is the French Belle Epoque of the late 19th Century. It was also a golden age of high class courtesans, scandalous dancers and sensual actresses like La  Belle Otero, Liane de Pougy, Sarah Bernhardt, Cléo de Mérode, La Païva, La Castiglione and so on. 11 more words