Balls in Air

by Javier Flavius III   The sport of choice for the urban poor is BASKETBALL.   The sport of choice for maintenance level employees is BOWLING.   The sport of…

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That Parting Glass of Light

by Kevin T. McEneaney               for Liz and Sharon "The light shined through her, not on her."—Liz Faulkner Our lives are fleeting like a spider web lurking in dusty…

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Get Right with Whales

A humpback whale leaping, or breaching, out of the Sea of Cortez (Gulf of California) , Mexico, spraying water as it does so by Bill Schlesinger The Atlantic Northern Right…

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Dutchess College Music Event

by Kevin T. McEneaney Preview On Saturday, February 20, Dutchess Community College will offer an evening of entertainment that will feature musical performances from current scholarship students, a silent auction,…

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Bard College & Chinese New Year

by Kevin T. McEneaney Bard College celebrated Chinese New Year with a concert titled Sound of Spring on February 13. Hosted by conductor Jindong Cai and world-renowned string pipa player…

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Center for Performing Arts: To Someone I Love

Cheyenne See by Kevin T. McEneaney The current pandemic has led to innovation in how theater and music is performed. People have been challenged to think in new ways, just…

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Hexahedron on Tongue

by Kevin T. McEneaney Particles of water fell in the form of snow. Birds gorged themselves at swaying feeder. Tree stumps donned Astrakhan hats. Lace dotted windows. Snowmen magically formed…

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Bard: The Orchestra Now & Reversal

by Kevin T. McEneaney Under the baton of Leon Botstein, The Orchestra Now performed superbly an unusual program of music, offering an intellectual dialectic on the history of classical music…

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The Source of the Yellow River

by Bill Schlesinger For years, doctors have used an analysis of urine, including its color, to help recognize and diagnose certain diseases in humans. Similarly, ecosystem scientists can recognize subtle…

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A Covid Villanelle

by Philip Brady (Dublin Statue on junction of O'Connell and Talbot Street) James Joyce stood on Talbot Street, Walking cane and face mask on, Listening to the passing talk.  …

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