Posts Tagged ‘art’
Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s response to rapper B.o.B’s rant insisting that the Earth is flat and we’ve all been lied to.
Weekly Sift: Back to Ferguson.
John Scalzi on Hurricane Katrina, and poverty. “Being Poor,” Ten Years On.
The Truth of ‘Black Lives Matter’: “They are NOT asserting that black lives are more precious than white lives.”
Mr. Frog linked to Here’s How New Texas Public School Textbooks Write About Slavery.
No, Mount McKinley’s former and new name, “Denali,” does NOT mean “Black Power” in Kenyan. Or Swahili. Denali means “the great one” in the local Athabaskan language of Alaska.
The family spent a couple days at this this inn on the Catskill Mountains during the school break after Easter. It was a nice place. There were several pictures, paintings of scenery of the area, a still life or two, and the like.
But right outside our room was an outlier, a painting that looked terribly familiar, something like the one above. This intrigued me, for – and memory is a tricky thing – I believe my maternal grandmother had a reproduction of it in her house. Something quite memorable about that representation of Jesus.
Heinrich Hofmann’s religious works are filled with the deep faith that inspired his life and creativity. Read the rest of this entry »
Each First Friday at First Presbyterian Church, 362 State Street in Albany, is an “Experience of Visual and Musical Art.”
Friday, December 5, listen to Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, featuring Deborah Rocco, soprano; Carla Fisk, soprano; Fiona McKinney, alto; and First Presbyterian Church Chancel Choir, with Michael Lister, director and Nancy Frank, organ.
Also: Music for the Season from the First Presbyterian Church Handbell Choir, Jack Holmes, director.
In the gallery: INSPIRED BY ALBANY’S WASHINGTON PARK
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