Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Arts - period ended 8.15.2006

Arts/Theater/Meetinghouse/Orwell estate closes Animal Farm fringe show/Stage/London/England/UK/14-Aug-06/... There are still two other productions based on Orwell’s work at the festival - 1984 at the Quaker Meeting House and Guy Masterson’s 1984 at the Assembly ...

Arts/Theater///Theater review: "The Ballad of Black Jack" charming, but not a .../Lawrence Journal World/Lawrence/KS/USA/Jim Tuchscherer, who plays Jay Branson, has a rich baritone voice that gives power to a Quaker character who doesn’t believe in carrying a rifle.

Arts/Theater///Orwell estate orders halt to Animal Farm Fringe show/Scotsman/Edinburgh/Scotland/UK/10-Aug-06/... At the Quaker Meeting House, 1984 is playing to full houses, while Animal Farm, a one-man show directed by Fringe veteran Guy Masterson and a proven hit in ...

Arts/Television///TV ads misleading our young people/Cambridge Times/Cambridge/Ontario/Canada/4-Aug-06/... most of them are re-runs. My dad was a Quaker and did not believe TV was a good form of entertainment. It took my mother years to ...

Arts/Politics and Economics/Department of Peace/West Epping Meeting/Park hosts '60s style concert/Exeter News-Letter,/Exeter/NH/USA/8-Aug-06/... Musicians donated their time for the concert, which was co-sponsored by The First Unitarian Society of Exeter; The Exeter Congregational Church Music Committee; Aryaloka Buddhist Retreat Center and the West Epping Preparatory (Quaker) meeting. Although the concert was free, donations were accepted and given to the Peace Alliance, a nonprofit group aiming to spread the word about pending legislation that would establish a Department of Peace. ...

Arts/Poetry/Whittier, John G./Daniel Webster's place, JANICE SMITH SEUFERT, Meredith - Letter/Concord Monitor/Concord/NH/USA/15-Aug-06/... poet Whittier. Whittier, a Quaker, wrote a poem about Daniel entitled "Ichabod." He felt that his relative was a traitor. That said ...

Arts/Music/Youth//Local organizers bring Christian music to youth/Fairfield Daily Ledger/Fairfield/IA/USA/2-Aug-06/... With that vision in mind, Austin Martin, a member of Friends Church in Fairfield who had actually been approached about the concert by a friend, began calling ...

Arts/Murals/Environment//Restored Wyse Park is a green oasis in city centre/Waterford News/Waterford/Ireland/E.U./11-Aug-06/... Artist, Majella Keating, PACT Co-ordinator worked with the Inner City Youth Projects led by Grainne Boucher to design a mural piece that captured not only the Quaker relevance to the site but also issues relevant to the many young people who worked on the mural itself.

From inception the murals which were painted on site took a year to complete.

Joan Johnson, honorary archivist with the Waterford Religious Society of Friends has greatly welcomed the restoration to the park area describing it as very much in keeping with the original wishes of the society when donating the upper section of the park area to Water-ford Corporation back in the 1950’s.

“The park should be a living space that the public can use and enjoy and the upgrade will certainly aid in this respect”.

Noel and Tina Keane who represented the Quaker Community at last week’s opening expressed delight with the first phase of the development of the historic site. ...

Arts/Literature/Sanctity of Life/Grand slam/El Universal/Caracas/Venezuela/South America/9-Aug-06/... Pág. 249 y 267. Trotski: "El terror es un medio poderoso de hacer política, y hay que ser un hipócrita para no comprenderlo"… "Tenemos que poner fin de una vez para siempre a las paparruchas cuáquero-papistas sobre la santidad de la vida humana". ... .P 249 and 267. Trotski: “The terror is powerful means to make policy, and is necessary to be a hypocrite not to include/understand it”… “We must end of once for always the bothersome Quaker-papist on the sanctity of the human life”. .....

Arts/Film/High Noon/Iraq/Policy Watch: Bush at 'High Noon'/United Press International/New York/NY/USA/4-Aug-06/…In "High Noon," Kane -- with only the help of his Quaker wife -- kills Miller and his three compatriots. Bush, by contrast, has not been able to get rid of his many opponents in Iraq and elsewhere. In both cases, though, one thing is clear: rightly or wrongly, both the townspeople in the film and America's allies now deeply resent being protected from threats that they have not asked to be protected from. Those who insist on imitating Gary Cooper cannot expect to be thanked for doing so. ….


1 Comments:

At 12/19/2006 12:00 PM, Blogger Minor Ripper said...

Great post, thanks. Don't know if you've seen these three short videos from Iraq yet or not, but both show the US Military engaging in some very dubious actions. I have them up on my site at www.minor-ripper.blogspot.com

 

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