Daily Archives: March 13, 2019

Children and Art

Originally posted on A Teacher's Reflections:
Today we begin our month-long journey of creating masterpieces for our annual Art Show. “It took me a lifetime to learn to draw like a child.” -Picasso- “I would like to paint the way…

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s THE TEMPEST: A Retelling in Prose — Cast of Characters and Act 1, Scene 1

CAST OF CHARACTERS ALONSO, King of Naples. SEBASTIAN, Alonso’s brother. PROSPERO, the rightful Duke of Milan. In Latin, prosperomeans “I make happy, I make fortunate, I make successful.” ANTONIO, Prospero’s brother, the usurping Duke of Milan. FERDINAND, son to the … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dante’s PARADISE: A Discussion Guide — “Canto 1: Beatrice and Dante Rise from Eden”

CHAPTER 1: “Canto 1: Beatrice and Dante Rise from Eden” We are finally going to experience Paradise. This is Canto 68 of the 100 cantos in The Divine Comedy. Of course, we have seen a lot in the previous cantos. We … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Music Anecdotes

As a young boy, pianist Carl Czerny heard a family friend named Gelinek talk about how he was looking forward to meeting a pianist later that night at a party and how he and his friends were going to “thrash … Continue reading

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