Hey, movie mavens! Tomorrow night it's "Roll Everything!" as I host "Rustlers' Rhapsody" at the Uxbridge Senior Citizens Center on Main Street in downtown Uxbridge. It starts at 5:30 pm with refreshments and trivia prep time. At 6pm, it's curtain time for "Rustlers' Rhapsody," a wonderful 1985 spoof and homage to those wonderful "B" westerns … Continue reading THE MAVEN ANNOUNCES “IT’S MOVIE NIGHT AT THE UXBRIDGE SENIOR CENTER”! – Garry Armstrong
THE DAY OF THE PURPLE ORCHID - 9-17-2019 I just felt like playing with the pictures. I have such a huge array of filters by now, but I rarely do anything playful with the pictures. All of these are definitely playful and mostly, impressionistic. Mostly, I think I like them. Mostly.
A few nights ago, we watched one of the "Orville" episodes on Hulu. This episode was about finding a lost cell phone from a "time capsule" on earth and how someone recreated that world on the Holodeck. He fell in love with the girl on the phone, but of course, it couldn't work. Past is … Continue reading FROM DUST WE COME, TO DUST WE RETURN – Marilyn Armstrong
In the course of time, I've accumulated a lot of stuff. Much of the stuff is old Asian art -- mostly Chinese and some Japanese porcelain from Han to Qing dynasties. I have no idea what it's worth. I didn't buy it from major art houses and much of it has no provenance, so I … Continue reading EVALUATING ART – Marilyn Armstrong
FOWC with Fandango — Masterpiece They gasped at its originality. The family matron was bowled over by its original design and creative conceptual images. Even the family teenagers were completely awestruck by its astonishing combination of colors and textures. They took pictures of it and sent them all over the internet. The artist was unimpressed. She … Continue reading IT’S A MASTERPIECE! – Marilyn Armstrong
In 1987 I saw a play at the Manhattan Theater Club in New York City that stayed with me for over 30 years. It affected me so deeply that when it returned to Broadway this year, I felt compelled to see it again. It was called Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, was … Continue reading FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE – BY ELLIN CURLEY
Absolutely Not Cacophony She has swans. She has a beloved dog and a pond for her swans. And she has a voice. Cacophony is noise. This is a joyful noise. Karin Laine McMillen and a song to go with the heat, humidity ... and summertime.