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Bettina Gilois
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Bettina Gilois is a screenwriter and author based in Los Angeles. Her screen credits include Glory Road for which she was nominated for the Humanitas Prize.

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Bring On the Night: The Photography of Andy Summers

(0) Comments | Posted February 8, 2014 | 9:43 PM

In 1958, Andy Summers took a bus across his seaside hometown of Bournemouth, England, grasping a guitar without a case. He was heading off to play with a dance band in a local hotel, and several people on the bus asked him how he was getting along with his banjo....

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The Eternal Conceptual: John Bauer's Practice

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2013 | 5:14 PM

Eternity is both endless time and timelessness. It is a contradiction; it is a riddle. It is that which exists outside of our space-time reality, and by definition outside of our understanding and our consciousness. When we live so firmly ensnared in this self-consciousness reality, how do we fathom the...

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The History of the Stick: Georg Herold's Path to Mastery

(0) Comments | Posted May 8, 2013 | 6:44 PM

The stick is primal; primordial in the history of man. In Stanley Kubrick's Space Odyssey: 2001, when the hominids at the dawn of man gleaned the potential of a femur bone, a long slender hard implement in the hands of the evolving man-ape became a weapon, an essential survival tool...

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Art in a Box: The Hero's Journey of Mike Kelley and Deodorized Central Mass with Satellites

(4) Comments | Posted March 12, 2013 | 12:21 PM

It was 1978. David Bowie had just released Heroes into the new world wave about to crest into the looming decade. The consummate disenchantment of the late seventies still lay curdled on everyone's palate and the world was indeed looking for heroes. At this very moment, at the decade's shapeless,...

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The City and the Storm

(0) Comments | Posted December 26, 2012 | 12:27 PM

On Monday October 29, 2012, with storm warnings brewing on the news, Iwan Baan boarded an overnight plane from Europe to New York City. He had heard about the monster storm that was racing up the Northeastern shore of the United States and gaining speed by the hour. As he...

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