If we all had gotten our heads out of our collective overprivileged asses months ago, we might, just might be well on our to have widely managed this COVID-19 global-pandemic crisis in a much more efficient kind of way. A life-saving kind of way. Will we ever learn?
A group of mes amies franco-péruviennes from high school in Lima, Peru, and in Paris, France, is helping to manage #ApoyemosJuntosPe, an ongoing GoFundMe campaign to raise crucial funds for Peruvian hospitals in need of personal protective equipment (PPE) to fight COVID-19. To support the various Peruvian institutions pleading for PPE during this pandemic moment […]
Don’t go getting any ideas about summer. How ever could we have known that spring season’s arrival was on notice 10 weeks and a day ago, when I started to reflect on what I would want to teach the kids – my nieces and nephews – about life, love, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. […]
#Iclosemyeyes…and I’m back at the Musée National des Beaux Arts du Québec (MNBAQ), which we visited last summer and where I focused on “Blues” (1971) by Rita Letendre OC OQ OOnt, the Canadian multimedia artist. Letendre is the 2016 Laureate of the Prix Paul-Émile Borduas, the highest distinction awarded to an artist in recognition of […]
The rest will follow. So I went out last night. Well, first, I met legendary San Francisco drag queen Heklina during the day and then, later, I went out. For real. But not really. Last summer we went on holiday, to Canada, and for my yesterday, my mind, well…it can take me anywhere in the […]
Levi’s is going live at 5:01, California time, this afternoon. The San Francisco-based company is launching 5:01 Live today, in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. I’m not at liberty to say who’s lined up to perform this week, but when you see them, you just might drop it like it’s hot with excitement. You might call […]
Not a pandemonium. This season of the COVID-19 pandemic, please, remember the Golden Rule.
Québec’s public-art activations, such as Max Streicher’s tucked-away-in-Vieux-Québec “Fin de partie (Nagg et Nell),” are lovely finds for those who aren’t searching. Quite the dichotomous dance between freedom of expression and oppression this one, eh? It is so pretty around this village town. Everywhere you look there’s a flower box. It’s summer; a rainy night […]