The Art of Compromise
Anyone who's ever been in any kind of human relationship with anyone knows that compromise is key. Whether it's eating at a home-style buffet that closes by 5 p.m. because that's where Grandma wants to go or sitting through your best friend's mime punk band / drum circle, we all do things we may not want to out of love. Sometimes, though, it works out so that everyone gets what they want.
The Ties That Blind
Oedipus at Aux Dog
In many ways, Sophocles’ Oedipus Rex epitomizes the Ancient Greek tragedy. The narrative is framed by prophecy; poetic priests foreshadow and omniscient oracles foretell each ruinous event. Past and present collide with catastrophic consequences, raising the eternal question: Is the individual ruled by fate or freewill? (The Ancients seem deleteriously attached to the power of the former.) A chorus of citizens speculates incessantly, often in echo of the audience’s observations.
Creating Space: Youth Poetry in Albuquerque (Emily Bjustrom) at New Life Presbyterian Church
Emily Bjustrom, of poetry organization To the Last Word, gives a reading.
New Life for an Old Book: The Reissue of Dissonance at New Life Presbyterian Church
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