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Tom Hendricks's Blog – May 2011 Archive (7)

Musea Art Contest 5/30/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
The new Musea Issue features 6 concert pix of me playing and singing in my Inwood Box Office Concerts. They showcase the photo talents of David McGhee. AND speaking of photographers of musicians (here comes the question finally)  Which rock photographer is the only one that had his photos used as album covers for all three of these: The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and  The Who. Name that photographer. For extra…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 30, 2011 at 10:24am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck (5/23/11)

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

From 1872-1914, this city became the fastest growing city in history.AND an architectural leader of the world. AND all this from a barnfire! Name the city.

IS:Chicago, USA. The fire was Sunday evening October 8,1871 and burned almost 4 square miles of the city. You've heard about Mrs O"Leary's cow kicking over a lantern? But that is an urban myth... isn't it? For more see…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 23, 2011 at 9:40am — No Comments

Poems Written in May 2011

Poems written during May of 2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS
1. [My version of an Haiku by Issa ]
a world of suffering
and yet... and yet...
the flower opens -
breathtakingly!!!
2. ['Fraid of Ghosts? then read on]
Usually we listen
to materializing ghosts
but this one rambled
with nothing to say.
soon being startled
was replaced by…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 18, 2011 at 11:34am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #580 Erik's Book of Art Questions

Musea E-mail Club #580:  Erik Peterson's Book Of Art Questions

Saturday in the mail, I got 12 copies of a book made and printed by my nephew, Erik Peterson.  The title is  "I Don't Dumb Down, So Please Wise Up."  
Sound familiar?  
Those who have seen my weekly art contest, recognize that phrase. It's me warning my audience, that the art questions in the contest are not easy, with a subplot that education is good!
Erik has picked 12 of those art…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 16, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art quiz - test your art smarts - from Musea Zine

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:

Being the week of Mother's Day, Where is the American Art Masterpiece, Whisler's Mother?
IS:
At the Musée d'Orsay in Paris. Bet you thought for sure it would be in the US, as it's such an iconic American painting! The painter's title is "Arrangement in Grey and Black" It was painted in 1871.
We had no winners, seems y'all were whisling in the dark on this one!
I don't dumb…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 10, 2011 at 10:05am — No Comments

The LOST TAPES: Skating (waltz)

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)

SKATING  (waltz)
This is probably the best instrumental waltz I've written. 
The band is me.
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Tom Hendricks 
for ALL the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 7, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Full Moon, my version of a poem by Walter De la Mare

Full Moon
(my version of a poem by Walter De la Mare)
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One night as I lay fast asleep
into my drowsy eyes
a great white light began to creep
from the evening skies
It was the nearby Moon for whom
I raised my dreamy head
Her surge of beams filled the pane
and flowed across my bed
So for a while I gazed at her
and she gazed back at…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on May 1, 2011 at 9:21pm — No Comments

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