While ill, Matisse began working with cutouts of drawing paper that was brightly painted and arranged to form brilliant but simple compilations of both elegant lines and colors. A series of 20 of these cutouts was published together in a book, Jazz, the title of which may have been a link perceived by Matisse between the vibrancy and liveliness of his work and the energetic musical style. The most popular of these images is Icarus, the mythical son of Dedalus, falling through the star filled sky..
John Rodriguez, a 20 year Los Angeles Police Department veteran, spent nearly an entire afternoon recently going from floor to floor, from judge to judge, helping Fernandez by reworking and getting approval for search warrants on three Los Angeles garment district stores suspected of selling counterfeit brand name watches. At the height of the Christmas season, time was of the essence for the planned five person police bust targeting a group of mini mall merchants. So hard to detect have they become that even the National Trademark Investigations Inc., reportedly the largest in the business, recently quit certifying product authenticity even for clients such as Price Costco..
Believed that we needed to tell our own stories, and that we needed to be in charge of making them. And this was at a time when it was like telling people we were going to grow oranges in Newfoundland. You might as well just tell people, we going to plant orange trees and we going to grow oranges.
An estimated 180,000 African Americans served in the Union Army during the Civil War. Using acting and multimedia presentations, Capel and Kelly will present a selection of stories that have been inspired by those soldiers. Capel has performed both nationally and internationally at thousands of venues, including the Kennedy Center, the International Folk Festival, the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and, for the past 27 years, at the National Black Storytelling Festival..
You know better than the person to whom this actually happened, don you? You so habituated to making up the story and trying to shove it down everyone throat that you didn stop to see how nonsensical your version is. Hobos?! Really, now. And the police are always the bad guys, of course.
Pat and Brandon ran really well and since we started running together we were hoping for a sweep. To come so close was really awesome and it was great to see those guys run so well at provincials. It was unfortunate that Brandon got edged at the line but it was also good to see them run awesome races.”.