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By John Bear
John Bear Given Culture Beat, Apocalypse Expected
It seems my journalism career has come full circle—I went from culture editor to police reporter back to culture editor; or arts and literature editor, as it were.
Sound and Vision
The Albuquerque Museum’s unusual color swap
By Patricia Sauthoff
As far as cognitive peculiarities go, synesthesia seems pretty sweet. Instead of just hearing sounds, the brain translates the aural with another sense function, say vision or taste. What is for one person an F sharp can, for the synesthete, be a green- or raspberry-hued note.
Moby-Dick and the crazed sea captain who hates him
By Christie Chisolm
Even if you've never read Moby-Dick, there are probably a few things you already know about the story simply by existing in modern American culture. For one, there's some guy named Ishmael. And there’s a crazy, one-legged captain called Ahab, who's made it his life's purpose to chase down and harpoon the titular, massive white sperm whale that bit off his limb. Like most classic tales, it doesn't end well.
Basement Films Analogue Spectacular
Watch strange and beautiful 16mm educational films and 8mm home movies. Featuring real celluloid film and the real live film projectors.
Chatter Sunday at Las Puertas
David Schepps on cello and Tzu-Feng Liu on piano play Beethoven, Debussy and Elgar. Poet Tanaya Winder will perform.
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