Monthly Archives: January 2018

Music Monday

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Afternoon Art Break

“Salome”
Sebastiano del Piombo (1510)

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Your Morning Cup of Links

Voyager 1 fires up thrusters after 37 years

Willa Cather’s prairie

Why do orchestras seem to play behind the conductor’s beat?

Trouble at the Tate

When art and spirit meet: fiction and the religious imagination

Rodin’s craftsmanship

A new European narrative?

When ISIS moves into the neighborhood, a family must decide what to do with Hamletbury it or burn it?

Guggenheim removes art featuring live reptiles and videos of dogs on treadmills after it received “explicit and repeated threats of violence.”

The rise of Alexander Calder

Unless you are a severely disabled person (i.e. blind) with a perfectly trained service animal you don’t need to have an animal on an airplane. The notion that people need “emotional comfort animals” with them on airplanes is utterly ridiculous. What a dumb time to be alive.

Wagner’s biggest fan

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Music Monday

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Afternoon Art Break

“Couple in a Room”
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner

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The anthology show is back

Dante as theologian

Yep

Indeed. More please.

How air conditioning changed the world

The Porn President

Why are so few classic films available on Netflix?

The problem with teaching today

A wonderful new account of 19th century Britain

The insanity of addiction

“Trump is a familiar sort of man who mistakes being hard for being a sadist, and thinks that his own well-documented appetite for inflicting suffering and humiliation on others makes him tough.”

The consolations of Latin

The pleasures and secrets of library archives

Is the golden age of astronomy nearly over?

What’s wrong with Catholic fiction today?

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Afternoon Art Break

“By The Seashore”
Pierre-Auguste Renoir (1883)

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