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Entries by Norman MacAfee from 08/2008

Last Night at Nikos

| Posted 08.07.2008 | Healthy Living

"I Am Astro Place" I wrote in the 1980s as a screenplay, "Astro Place," about some cultural and political people living near Astor Place in the East Village in the fraught years 1984 to 2001.

On Kon Ichikawa

| Posted 08.11.2008 | Entertainment

I saw The Burmese Harp in the mid-1960s, during the Vietnam war, and one specific image stayed with me, so much so that I have used it several times in poems.

Obama/Gore 2008

| Posted 08.18.2008 | Politics

Broken record here. The more I think about it, the more Al Gore seems the only really interesting choice for Barack Obama's vice presidential choice. ...

Bless This House

| Posted 08.20.2008 | Entertainment

The New York State Theater at Lincoln Center, home of the New York City Opera, is dark as it undergoes a year of renovation. It is a house of past and perhaps future artistic importance in two art forms.