|Oct 5, 2011||
Banned Books: Do some reasons outweigh others?
Every year school administrators, teachers, and librarians work together to keep certain books off shelves, off reading lists, and off limits to students. Many...
|Oct 10, 2011||
Antonio Vivaldi's Autumn, from The Four Seasons (L'autunno, from Le quattro stagioni), 3rd Movement
Born in Venice and the son of a violinist, Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741), a music mastermind and composer of the Baroque era, didn't receive much recognition during his time since most people...
|Oct 14, 2011||
Which prolific author makes you think about your own writing?
“If there's a book that you want to read, but it hasn't been written yet, then you must write it.”
|Oct 19, 2011||
Tabaimo: A Modern Japanese Visionary Artist
I've talked about pictures having a way of telling stories. What about art in animation as a way of telling a cultural story? I came across an article in the...
|Oct 24, 2011||
Are There Real Monsters? The Gradual Darkening in Music
October 31st was once called All Hallows Even meaning "holy evening" and is the night before a significant Christian church festival known as All Saints Day. Today, Halloween is also...
|Oct 28, 2011||
What are some of your favorite horror/scary stories?
Happy Friday, Blog Readers! What would Halloween be without a good scare? Horror fiction creates feelings of suspense and fear for readers. Its roots can be traced back to 18th century...