Book Review: ‘Speech of the Masquerade’ by Kendall Driscoll

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Kendall Driscoll’s book “Speech of the Masquerade” is a moving 91 page saga about the growth and development of inner peace, inner acceptance, and inner strength – a lesson everyone could hear more than once! Throughout the book, we can see Driscoll’s journey through life, as if she had saved all of her poems from the age of 12 and published them all at once.

We see her struggles through love, attained and lost through yearning and anxiety over figuring out what it is we are called to do in this life. We see her struggles as she attains conventional goals in life, and yet still feels like she is missing something. It’s as if Driscoll is saying to us, “Wake up! Live your life!”  How many times have we heard this cry before? Yet her method allows some sort of…

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The Bahamian Collection Exhibition at The Salus Gallery

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The Salus Project announces the opening of The Bahamian Collection exhibition on Thursday, December 4th, 2014 from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

The collection of classic, dramatic black-and-white legacy portraits that will be exhibited are part of the Bahamian Project’s first year body of work created by photographer, and Bahamian Project founder, Duke of Nassau.

The Bahamian Project was created to capture the spirit of the people of The Bahamas. The body of photographs produced in the first year – “The Bahamian Collection” – comprises about 60 classic black-&-white portraits of Bahamians and made a spectacular debut at the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas as part of the Bahamas’ 40th Independence anniversary celebrations. Approximately 24 of those legacy portraits will be exhibited at The Salus Project Gallery from December 4th and into the new year.

“It’s a celebration of the good in our society. This Collection has put faces to…

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Authors Anderson Dovilas and Fabienne Kanor to Speak at Tulane University

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Fabienne KanorMany thanks to Peter Jordens for sharing this event. Tomorrow, Monday, November 3, 2014, Tulane University will host “An Evening with Two Francophone/Creolophone Authors,” featuring Anderson Dovilas and Fabienne Kanor, two Caribbean authors from Haiti and France (Martinique), respectively. The evnt will take place from 4:15pm to 6:00pm at the Stone Center for Latin American Studies, 210 Woldenberg Art Center, Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana. See description and a link to the Stone Center for Latin American Studies below:

Description: From 1492 when Christopher Columbus landed on Quisqueya Island, to the period 1791-1804, which marked the emergence and manifestation of self-consciousness by African bondsmen who revolted against their subjugation by the colonial empires, the Caribbean region has not only been the theater of a power struggle among European countries but also an arena where African and European languages and cultures intersect, entice, and repel each other, producing heteroglossic speech…

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Artnet News Describes Impact of Drug Trade on Art Market

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Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy: Publishers Need to Change the Conversation

Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy: Publishers Need to Change the Conversation.

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Writers Say ‘Not So Fast, Amtrak Residency’ : Harriet Staff : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation

Writers Say ‘Not So Fast, Amtrak Residency’ : Harriet Staff : Harriet the Blog : The Poetry Foundation.

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Martinez Rotary Club Celebrates it’s 109th Anniversary

Congrats to my friends in Buenos Aires!

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