Saying Goodbye – Sue Crisp

Country Couple, Jean and Phillip Earl, Wax-on-muslin rubbing, 1970s, Etienne Maizcorena (carver) SAYING GOODBYE (Country Couple) He holds her hand, looks into her eyes. Eyes that hold tears of sadness. He tells her tenderly of the love he feels for her, and what sadness he feels at this leaving.   She tries to understand this…

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Female Bust – Beatrice Pizer

Female Bust/Nude, Jean and Phillip Earl, Wax-on-muslin rubbing, 1992, Borel (carver) Female Bust/Nude, Jean and Phillip Earl, Wax-on-muslin rubbing, 1992, Borel (carver)   He who is not Borel was not born yet in that geologic instant when two tectonic plates collided, and a towering mountain range rose up in Northern California   He who is…

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How He Survives – Taylor Graham

Deer Profile Right, Jean and Phillip Earl, Wax-on-muslin rubbing, 1990s How He Survives inspired by Deer Profile Right, Jean and Phillip Earl, Wax-on-muslin rubbing He watches me from the back of his eye. At ease – if a wild buck so crowned with antlers can ever be at ease – he’s caught in profile for…

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The Lieutenant’s Pork Roast – By Mike Durant

“Here piggy, piggy, piggy. Come here you little sucker,” I mumbled as I sloshed through the muddy pigsty in the dark, trying to catch one of the little bastards. I had to be quiet. Johnny Reb was less than a half-mile away from the deserted farm, unaware that our troops were trailing close behind. I…

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I WANTED TO BE A MARINE by Marion “Doc” Cole

Len Wiersma could run faster and jump higher and farther than most other children who, in the excitement of youthful life, loved to compete, to race, to have fun. Ever since he was ten, Len wanted to be a Marine.  And he would become an exceptional one. Born in November 1946 in Hayward, CA –…

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6-4-21

Now that it is becoming safe to come out of your cabin and experience the world again, we are bidding farewell to Culture Cabin. We thank you for staying home, and we hope you enjoyed these weekly e-mails of things to see, hear, and do while keeping yourself and others safe. . Watch Hairspray (1988) In 1962…

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5-28-21

Watch Great Expectations (1946) The classic story of Pip the British orphan. Based on the great Charles Dickens novel. Click here to see more. . Go on a walking tour of Times Square at night in New York City This video features a nighttime walk around Time Square – the most popular and busiest attraction in New York City. Click here to see…

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5-22-21

Explore Madaba, Jordan The One Place, Many Stories program in Madaba aims to foster greater appreciation and protection of Jordan’s cultural heritage by showcasing the connection between members of the community and their local heritage. You can tour their site online now! Click here to see more. . Watch Green Gold Part of the Touch the Past series produced…

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5-14-21

Watch Uncle Vanya Tony Award nominee Conor McPherson breathes new life into Anton Chekhov’s masterpiece with his acclaimed adaptation of Uncle Vanya, a drama portraying life at the turn of the 20th century filled with tumultuous frustration, dark humor and hidden passions.Click here to see more. . Explore Bears Ears National Monument Designated as National Monument in 2016, Bears Ears…

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