Arts & Photography

Perfect Exposure

Perfect Exposure

| November 8, 2018

Exposure can be defined as the quantity of light the sensor of the camera lets in. The magnitude of light is directly correlated with the brightness of the resulting picture. The opposite is also true; the amount of light let in is inversely proportional to the darkness of the picture. The shutter speed and aperture […]

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Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles

Reconstructing the Shield of Achilles

| October 6, 2018

[Vail] has changed the words back into gold and silver… revivified the text… She has provided for us a glimpse of the world of archaic Greece. – James A. Arieti Gloriously described in the Iliad, Achilles’ shield is ingeniously crafted by Hephaestus, ancient Greek god of the forge. Visiting him on Olympos, the sea nymph […]

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Archer and Zowie

Archer and Zowie

| August 28, 2018

A new book written and illustrated by an author of The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox. Far out in the galaxy, there is a nebula six trillion miles across. Made of clouds of blue and red gas, it swirls absently along at a million miles an hour, forming stars and planets on a slow […]

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Cherophobia: A Romance

Cherophobia: A Romance

| August 4, 2018

Influenced by personal struggles, ‘Cherophobia’ is a heartfelt literary romance taking the readers on a journey through the minds of suffering souls and the silent struggles of mental illness.  John Murray, a bright young college student burdened by his tragic past, meets his opposite, June Waters, a high-spirited indie musician who changes his beliefs about life […]

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Music to My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes

Music to My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes

| July 11, 2018

From radio to scores of TV and movie soundtracks, Artie Kane’s music has touched and inspired millions of people. In his newly released memoir, “Music To My Years: Life and Love Between the Notes,” he captures the romantic as well as the unrelenting perfectionism demanded in the entertainment industry. Mr. Kane conducted scores for over […]

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Setting the Barre

Setting the Barre

| June 13, 2018

After being rejected twice, Jane finally gets accepted to The Joplin Ballet School’s Summer Intensive Program. She’ll spend the summer in New York City, dancing with the top high school ballerinas from all over the country. Will she shine and secure a spot in Julliard’s next freshman class? What’s it going to be like dancing […]

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The Birds of America

The Birds of America

| June 9, 2018

The Birds of America is a book by naturalist and painter John James Audubon, containing illustrations of a wide variety of birds of the United States. It was first published as a series in sections between 1827 and 1838, in Edinburgh and London. The work consists of hand-coloured, life-size prints, made from engraved plates, measuring […]

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How To Become A Successful Freelance Designer

How To Become A Successful Freelance Designer

| May 13, 2018

Do you want to take control of your finances, and not spend your life in a cubicle? Whether your dream is escaping the rat race, experiencing a nomadic life and traveling the world, earning enough income to cover all of this, or just living more and working less, this book is the blueprint. What actionable skills will […]

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Vowel Tales

Vowel Tales

| April 24, 2018

Vowel Tales is a collection of stories to help children remember the short vowel sound of letters. The stories include an alligator that likes to chomp, an elephant who always forgets, an iguana that hates insects, an ocelot that is cute, and an umbrella bird that is afraid to fly. These cute stories will entertain […]

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History and Hamilton

History and Hamilton

| March 23, 2018

The Broadway show “Hamilton” is incredibly popular. But is it accurate? This critical analysis challenges the history portrayed in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s show, reviewing the Hamilton lyrics, song by song, for accuracy. Mr. Miranda based Hamilton off of the biography by Ron Chernow, who is listed as a historical consultant for the show. The show purports […]

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