24 February 2017

“People who see us from the outside think that our greatest struggle is the disability. It’s not. Our greatest struggle is that we’d fallen out of love with each other. I lost a lot of my independence when Tatiana was born. I fell into a depression. He was working a lot. We grew distant. I didn’t think I could ever love him again. Two years ago I prayed one night, and said: ‘God, you’ve done so much. Please grant me one more miracle and make me love him again.’ The first change came from me. He’s always been the easygoing one, so I had to change first. I started trusting more. I tried to be more forgiving and understanding. I started to cook for him and organize things around the house. And he started spending more time at home. We started enjoying each other’s company. We talked about things other than diseases. And we started going out together-- just like this. It was like I suddenly met a friend, who became my best friend, who became my love. And our life started over again.” (São Paulo, Brazil)

23 February 2017

My photo of the night: #Anaheim riot police on the lawn protecting the home of the LAPD officer involved in Monday's off-duty shooting.


For example, Dresselhaus contributed to the discovery of fullerenes – very large molecules of carbon that resemble Buckminster Fuller’s geodesic domes. She also predicted the existence of carbon nanotubes – single-atom-thick cylinders of carbon that could be used in everything from stronger materials, ultrastrong cables, and hydrogen storage to advanced electronics, solar cells, and batteries. And she remains a leader in the science of nanoscale carbon structures, which are thousands of times smaller than the diameter of a human hair, exploring their electronic behavior and how they convert heat into electricity. Physics was not an obvious choice for Dresselhaus. She grew up poor in New York City, and enrolled in Hunter College in 1948. She planned to become a teacher, one of the few professional careers open to women at the time. Instead, she took a physics class with Rosalyn Yalow, a future Nobel Prize winner, who encouraged her to study physics. She eventually received a doctorate at University of Chicago, where she was further mentored by Enrico Fermi, also a Nobel Prize winner.

St. Dymphna is the patron saint of the nervous, emotionally disturbed, mentally ill, and those who suffer neurological disorders - and, consequently, of psychologists, psychiatrists, and neurologists. She is also the patron saint of victims of incest.

Saint Lucy is also depicted with a sword through her throat. It can be Saint Lucy, more than Saint Agnes. The other one is Saint Juliana of Nicomedia, as she has a demon chained at her side. Saint Dyphma is not so famous as Juliana is, so it's more likely to be Juliana.

22 February 2017

Desmond Cadogan 3 hrs · Instagram · I miss hanging out with my old friend #andywarhol photographed here by #robertmapplethorpe in 1983. I had heard he was ill and remembered reading about his fear of hospitals but never could I have imagined he could die just like that. He was never the picture of amazing health or anything like that when I knew him and to me, eventho I think he was only a couple of years older than I am now when he died, I thought he was grandpa old when I was in my early 20s. I guess he was. He sure didn't act or feel like anybody's grandparents that I knew at least. He was a lot more interesting, fun, funny and "bitchy" than I have seen him portrayed in film or books. He LOVED himself some really good gossip. If you knew anything good and were kinda cute like I was back then, you were welcome at his table. That's where the free drinks were so I always came fully loaded and naughtily grinning. Lol. When I worked at #areanightclub doing my first club job as the men's room attendant (MUCH more glamorous than it sounds) Andy spent a great deal of his time there #peoplewatching right next to my little stool. It got to the point that I would make sure to have 2 stools when I set up at the beginning of the night. He was great to me. He once said "I hope you are writing all of this down Desmond." I told him I was. And I did, for the most part. I have a bunch of stories about him. I really liked him a lot. More than liked but less than loved if ya know what I mean. I was on #safari for about a month with my best buddy Rainer in Kenya when we found out that he had died in a small section on the cover of the Kenyan newspaper. It was a total shock for me. I didn't return to NYC for many months afterwards so I missed it all. I really miss knowing he's around here somewhere doing something really great with really neat people that happened to be fabulous and/or sometimes not, like me. #Rip Andy. ����� (August 6th, 1928 Pittsburgh, PA - February 22nd, 1987 NYC)
pathetic asterisk of condescension
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seijun_Suzuki... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zigeunerweisen_(film)
Republican Paul Ryan has turned off ALL of his public telephones & fax machines in response to protests in favor of Obamacare, Planned Parenthood, Medicare, etc. And he is NOT accepting signed petitions; instead he's TURNING AWAY voters who deliver the petitions. So, let’s see what 67 million postcards looks like in his driveway Please start mailing postcards to his HOME: PAUL RYAN 700 ST. LAWRENCE AVE. JANESVILLE, WI 53545 For a larger audience, kindly copy & paste this to share, otherwise only our shared friends will see it.
Friends - hating to have to share this. "I never thought goodnight meant goodbye" Larry my love, I miss you, I'm heartbroken- you never came home. Your spirit is with me now- you must be that sense of calm that fills me just when I'm about fall to pieces completely. Genius man, this isn't over. See you next time around..,Key of D Love eternal, Tracey PRESS RELEASE Monday, February 20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LEGENDARY GUITARIST LARRY CORYELL PASSES AWAY IN NEW YORK CITY NEW YORK – Legendary guitarist Larry Coryell died on Sunday, February 19 in New York City. Coryell, 73, passed away in his sleep at his hotel from natural causes. He’d performed his last two shows on Friday and Saturday, February 17 and 18, at the Iridium in New York City. As one of the pioneers of jazz-rock -- perhaps the pioneer in the ears of some (he’s known to many as the Godfather of Fusion) -- Larry Coryell deserves a special place in the history books. He brought what amounted to a nearly alien sensibility to jazz electric guitar playing in the 1960s, a hard-edged, cutting tone, phrasing and note-bending that owed as much to blues, rock and even country as it did to earlier, smoother bop influences. Yet as a true eclectic, armed with a brilliant technique, he was comfortable in almost every style, covering almost every base from the most decibel-heavy, distortion-laden electric work to the most delicate, soothing, intricate lines on acoustic guitar. Born in Galveston, Texas on April 2, 1943 Coryell grew up in the Seattle, Washington area where his mother introduced him to the piano at the age of 4. He switched to guitar and played rock music while in his teens. He didn't consider himself good enough to pursue a music career and studied journalism at The University of Washington while simultaneously taking private guitar lessons. By 1965 he had relocated to New York City and began taking classical guitar lessons which would figure prominently in the later stages of his career. Although citing Chet Atkins and Chuck Berry as early influences he also took cues from jazzmen such as John Coltrane and Wes Montgomery. He was also inspired by the popular music of the day by The Beatles, The Byrds and Bob Dylan and worked diligently to meld both rock and jazz stylings into his technique. This was reflected on his debut recording performance on drummer Chico Hamilton's album The Dealer where he sounded like Chuck Berry at times with his almost distorted "fat" tone. In 1966 he formed a psychedelic band called The Free Spirits on which he also sang vocals, played the sitar and did most of the composing. Although conceptually the band's music conformed to the psychedelic formula with titles like "Bad News Cat" and" I'm Gonna Be Free" it foreshadowed jazz-rock fusion with more complex soloing by Coryell and sax/flute player Jim Pepper. However, it wasn't until three years later after apprenticing on albums by vibraphonist Gary Burton and flutist Herbie Mann and gigging with the likes of Jack Bruce and others that Coryell established his multifarious musical voice, releasing two solo albums (Lady Coryell and Coryell) which mixed jazz, classical and rock ingredients. In late 1969 he recorded Spaces, the album for which he is most noted. It was a guitar blow-out which also included John McLaughlin who was also sitting on the fence between rock and jazz at the time and the cogitative result formed what many aficionados consider to be the embryo from which the fusion jazz movement of the 1970s emerged. It contained insane tempos and fiery guitar exchanges which were often beyond category not to mention some innovating acoustic bass work by Miroslav Vitous and power drumming by Billy Cobham, both of whom were to make contributions to jazz-rock throughout the 70s. His career as a significant guitar force in the era of late 60s and early 70s music continued to take flight in a time when guitarists such as Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Carlos Santana and many other iconic names also blossomed. His varied musical expression took him on a diverse journey, and though he did not receive the level of commercial fame some of his guitarist contemporaries enjoyed, he was still able to make his timeless mark in music through his highly acclaimed solo work (he released well over 60 solo albums), his performances with powerhouse fusion band The Eleventh House and numerous collaborations with a host of jazz greats including of Miles Davis, Gary Burton, Alphonse Mouzon, Ron Carter, Chet Baker and many other noteworthy artists of all styles. Larry still toured the world right up until his passing and had planned an extensive 2017 summer tour with a reformed The Eleventh House. His most recent releases are Barefoot Man: Sanpaku, released on October 14, 2016 on Cleopatra Records and an upcoming Eleventh House release, entitled Seven Secrets, which will be released on the Savoy Jazz label on June 2. His final original works included operas based on Leo Tolstoy's War and Peace, Anna Karenina and James Joyce's Ulysses. He is survived by his wife, Tracey, his daughter Annie, his sons Murali and Julian, and his daughter Allegra, as well as six grandchildren. A memorial service is being planned Friday February 24th at the S.G.I-USA Buddhist center at 7 east 15th St. at 7 p.m. ### CONTACT: John Lappen Lappen Enterprises Office: 702 405-7700 Cell: 818 203-2681 john@lappenenterprises.com
Please share share share!!! An URGENT and IMPORTANT update from E-Eric Poemz Protector News: -there is not enough time to finish cleaning up Ocete O'yate by 2 pm on Wednesday, February 22 -on Wednesday, February 22 the water protectors at Standing Rock will not be able to live stream.....because their cell phones etc. will be jammed -the water protectors need a strong media presence to document everything that happens on Wednesday, Feb. 22 (for the water protectors safety) -please phone these important #'s first thing on Tuesday: -for the ACOE.....Army Corps of Engineers......ask them to extend the camp clean up! Feb 22 is not long enough! -for the media let them know that the water protectors will not be able to live feed on Wednesday, Feb. 22..........................that the media are urgently needed at Ocete O'yate to document everything for the safety of the water protectors -and also let the media know that water protectors have observed that high powered weapons with long range scopes have been brought in by police etc. (weapons like these are only used to harm people, or for target practice). ....(the only thing at Ocete O'yate are peaceful and unarmed water protectors) Phone Numbers ACOE (202) 761-0011 Public Affairs (202) 761-0014 Comment Line (202) 761-8700 News Companies CNN (323) 993-5000 ABC (212) 456-4040 CBC (212) 975-4321 Fox News (212) 301-3000 MSNBC (214) 664-4444 CNBC (201) 735-2622Please share share share!!!

21 February 2017

... 219 West 19th Street, NYC... http://www.whitewall.art/art/zoe-buckman-natalie-frank-wont-let-forget-politicians-say-women

20 February 2017

Filmed in Geneva, Switzerland, in 1955, it was the first attempt at a narrative film by the iconic French New Wave director Jean-Luc Godard


“Then I had lunch with Jean Ross and her daughter Sarah, and three of their friends at a little restaurant in Chancery Lane. Jean looks old but still rather beautiful and she is very lively and active and mentally on the spot – and as political as ever. Sarah is a barrister and, according to Jean, hasn’t cared to marry because ‘ since she took to the law, she has seen so much of what marriage lets you in for’. Sarah is rather plump but quite nice looking. Seeing Jean made me happy; I think if I lived here I’d see a lot of her” Christopher Isherwood, April 24th 1970

Swedish intelligence said that the attack was linked to two others in Gothenburg, and appeared to be politically motivated, which isn’t shocking if the terrorists were white Neo-Nazis, and members of a white supremacist group known as the Nordic Resistance Movement. They openly preach anti-Semitism and racism, and they oppose non-white immigration into Sweden.

were i a 'proper' artist, much of my investigation MIGHT have concerned the reflected light that signals the re-photographed 2D surface. not to be all formalist and philosophical and whatnot.

never deigned to imagine that max baer JR (jethro) was the son of max baer (boxer). https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Max_Baer_Jr.

19 February 2017

Jenny Dembrow is the Associate Executive Director of the Girls Club.





18 February 2017

Geimer says she is tired of people treating her like a victim. “What happened to me is, sadly, common — however, not the end of the world, and I’m sure I would have been fine, and I was fine, but nobody wants me to be fine … I continue to be asked to be a victim so people can use my experience, change it, make it worse, dramatize it for their own agendas … I’m not a victim anymore, I can speak for myself, I don’t want to be used.”

You can’t be compelled to hand over your PIN or passwords at the U.S. border, according to Nathan Freed Wessler, staff attorney for the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy and Technology Project, but depending on your status, there could be consequences for refusing to divulge them. U.S. citizens and green card holders can be detained, and border agents can hold their devices, while visa-holders can be denied entry to the U.S. if they refuse to give their PIN or password.