Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Literature Makes us Better Lovers

"Reading makes us better seers, imagination enables us to reinvent ourselves. The ambrosia of imagination is offered in books, in art."

Lila Azam Zanganeh tells us with passion and enchanting eloquence about the far ranging effects of literature on life.

Nexus Masterclass Love & Literature, at Tilburg University, 2014.

Shadow Play

Jana & Baladoor, a new shadow play by Bahram Beyzaei

Rachmaninoff's Sonata for Cello and Piano

Pianist Dr Arthur Houle and cellist Kristen Yeon-Ji Yunperforming Rachmaninoff's sonata for cello and piano Op 19 G minor 4th at the Korean cultural center. Commemorating 50 years since Doctor Martin Luther King Jr gave his famous speech, I have a dream!

Dr. Arthur Houle is Professor of Music and Director of Keyboard Studies at Colorado Mesa University as well as the founder and director of the Festival for Creative Pianists.

Saturday, April 19, 2014


Death and rebirth relate only to two words

Friday, April 18, 2014


"THE ADDRESS, a 90-minute feature length documentary by Ken Burns, was aired on PBS.  The film tells the story of a tiny school in Putney Vermont, the Greenwood School, where each year the students are encouraged to practice, memorize, and recite the Gettysburg Address.  In its exploration of the Greenwood School, the film also unlocks the history, context and importance of President Lincoln’s most powerful address."
Watch the complete movie.