Monthly Archives: December 2016

Structural substitution and the logic of urban modernism

By ann summers occupying a space for a time en.wikipedia.org/… Here are some examples of cultural substitution in the built environment that articulate multiple meanings and identify an axis or axes of more than geodetic importance. Every historical site is both monumental and … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 31, 2016

December 31st is Champagne Day Make Up Your Mind Day Universal Hour of Peace * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Arthur Guinness, Elizabeth Arden and Guy Lombardo, click

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IN THIS DAY: December 30, 2016

December 30th is National Bicarbonate of Soda Day Candy Cane Cocktail Day No Interruptions Day   ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Rudyard Kipling, Rosalinde Hurley and Paul Stookey, click

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Word Cloud: PORTENTS

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD The New Year. It has often seemed bright with the promise of better things to come. New Year 2017 fills me with foreboding, which is reflected in this week’s poems. While some people are out celebrating, … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 29, 2016

December 29th is Pepper Pot Day * Tick Tock Day YMCA USA Day * ___________________________________________________________ MORE! Thomas Beckett, Ellen Terry and Sun Yat-sen, click

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Trump has ended Performance Art forever

  “Aktion artist Hermann Nitsch, for example, was arrested and imprisoned numerous times for breaking Austrian indecency laws by masturbating and enacting violent sexual scenes in his performances” … (“(Art) History, it’s reputable” – John Smith in Mr. & Mrs. … Continue reading

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ON THIS DAY: December 28, 2016

December 28th is Card Playing Day Chocolate Candy Day Pledge of Allegiance Day * Endangered Species Act Day * ______________________________________________________________ MORE! Ben Franklin, Maggie Smith and Alexander Solzhenitsyn, click

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