The photo on the previous posting page was taken sometime around July, 2005. Ray had been given an Honory Doctor of Literature from the University of Ireland. What Angelica Houston and Merv Griffin had to do with it I am not sure.
Anyone know ?
There is a full explanation here:
All the info I had was that it happened in Summer. So I guessed July. Sounds more like Spring to me.
I'll be at Ray's bookstore birthday bash next weekend. Several of us will likely post info and photos. Mystery and Imagination, 238 N. Brand Blvd, Glendale, CA ph:1 818 545 0206 NOON'O'CLOCK.
Marvellous is a good word.
That's one bad Medieval pimp cap Dr Bradbury is sporting there!
Looking up words with google sometimes gives me the feeling of casting a magic spell... ;-)
So long, Luciano.
Listen to this and not be moved!
"Nessun Dorma" (Puccini) - one of the most
beautiful arias ever composed by a human being...
I liked Lanza's version best, but this is great.
From the most lavish opera stages in the world to the stage of Sesame Street, LP played them all.
A loud and standing, "Bravo!"
Madame Madeleine seems to need a gentle "God Bless You" here with our other loved ones!
Wrinkle in Time won the American Library Association's Newbury Medal for best American children's book. The book was rejected by more than 25 publishers before it was published. Persistence. Just as young Meg in search of her father!
Jazz Great Joe Zawinul Dies at 75.
I like what he did before the fusion thing. Got to see him at the Monterey Jazz Festival in the '70s...
You can see him (if memory serves) playing there with Cannonball Adderly in the film "Play Misty For Me".
Robert Jordan, author of the acclaimed "Wheel of Time" series of fantasy novels, passed away yesterday at the age of 58, far too young. Details about his life and work can be found by clicking on the following link:
No words will be the memory of this unique artist: marcel marceau...
Thus an era! Joey Bishop, one of the Rat Pack.
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