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PUSH IT FORWARD, AFTER IT DRESSED – Maryam Malakpour: Honest stylist, direct and creative, while being resourceful

A creative take on fashion This luxury brand is best known for elegant shoes and handbags. NewbarK https://www.farfetch.com/sk/shopping/women/sale/newbark/shoes-1/items.aspx, was launched in 2009, by sisters Maryam and Marjan Malakpour. Its debut collection was a single item: a simple pair of foldable leather shoes that fit into a carrying pouch. The name comes from the saying “my dogs are barking” (my feet …

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THE YEAR OF MAGICAL THINKING – Novel by Joan Didion

A mother, enduring her daughter’s illness To book lovers rejoice there are independent bookstores across Los Angeles that are focused on a wide range of literary genres. One of its most acclaimed independent bookstores, Skylight Books https://www.skylightbooks.com/, is in historic Los Feliz neighborhood. Owned and run by writers, it host frequent author events. Mystic Journey Bookstore https://www.mysticjourneybookstore.com/, sells a wide …

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A BLONDE SINGER WHO DYES HER HAIR DARKER – Ysabella Brave: I appreciate that you have your own tastes, but give me a break!

Somewhat intense, but you will figure it out Music and sounds can stimulate the mind and creativity. The creative process that intervenes in the artistic activity contributes to enriching life. With sound, some people try to find new alternatives to old ways of thinking, feeling and interacting. Music is among the most mysterious gifts human beings have, especially in the …

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GRADUALLY REVEALING A DEEPER MEANING – Helen Lundeberg: Southern Californian painter that established the Post-Surrealist movement

Moving around Post-Surrealism, Hard-edge painting and Subjective Classicism Psychological states have become objects of study not only in the scientific and medical fields but also in the artistic impact on the consciences that painters of the soul have. All this had its debut between late romanticism and realism, reaching the creative avant-garde of today, which objectify melancholy, ecstasy, and a …

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WHERE A RADIUS OF SUN CLEANS MILLIONS OF SHADOWS – In the land of St. Francis of Assisi, wanting little and what little desire just want

Do what is necessary, then what is possible There are places where special things happen, like the roots of a tree that embrace the rock, a full moon just veiled by a cloud or a hill where a child is born destined to change the perception of painting. You can go to central Italy http://www.italia.it/en/home.html to understand how all this …

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IN THE LIGHT OF THE FACTS – Mauro Galligani, the storyteller photographer

Where an event happens The right camera to start taking photos is a reflex (compact, bridge or omirrorless), because it is convenient to carry around. In the SLR camera https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Single-lens_reflex_camera, you can change the lenses. You can buy your first reflex used, because you save and the quality remains the same. If you want to learn to identify and photograph …

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FROM FAST TO FAIR FASHION – Women of faith touching a world in need

Source my garment and Assisi Factory A Franciscan habit can be recognized a hundred meters away. Made in the shape of a sack, the habit has a strong penitential value, because it is made with coarse fabrics (wide sleeves and tied to the waist with a cord). This habit, worn by monks, was used (as a permanent habit), by Francis …

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THE FIRST POET OF ITALIAN LITERATURE – Francesco, the poor man of Assisi

The canticle of the Creatures Who at least has not imagined breaking with ordinary life, imagining spending the rest of their days in a remote place, where to separate the superfluous from the essential? Forbes has compiled the ranking of the most remote places on our planet. There are also in Italy with places to find peace, in Tuscany, Umbria …

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A MUSICAL TRADITION THAT WAS BORN IN 1230 – Cappella Musicale San Francesco Assisi

In the name of Francesco Sometimes, the memory of a trip to Assisi http://www.visit-assisi.it/en/ can be the memory of a person we met or the restaurant where we ate an asparagus duck (on an orange bed). Sometimes can be the smile of a car parker or the music that we listened to inside a suggestive basilica, in the early morning, …

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INCORPORATE DRAMATIC TENSION INTO PAINTING – Giotto di Bondone: Human face and human emotion, in both expression and gesture

Power of imaginative force, to break stylized forms of medieval art There are places where special things happen, like the roots of a tree that embrace the rock, a full moon just veiled by a cloud or a hill where a child is born destined to change the perception of painting. You can go to central Italy http://www.italia.it/en/home.html to understand …

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