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“What’s all this about violins on TV?”

What is wrong with our society today? No one is learning the classics anymore. Instead they are studying “common core.”  All art is based on that which came before, and a knowledge of the classics is essential to creating good … Continue reading

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June is National Rose Month

What’s in a name? that which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet; So Romeo would, were he not Romeo call’d, Retain that dear perfection which he owes Without that title. Romeo, doff thy name; … Continue reading

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Speaking of Ben Johnson…

There is a wonderfully entertaining film inspired by Jonson’s Volpone. Directed by Joseph L. Mankiewicz, The Honey Pot is a witty mystery with a stellar cast including Rex Harrison, Cliff Robertson, Maggie Smith, Susan Hayward, Capucine, and Edie Adams. The full … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ben Johnson!

English dramatist, poet, and actor Ben Jonson was born in Westminster, London, England, The United Kingdom on June 01, 1572. “Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while you have it, use your … Continue reading

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