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Tom Hendricks's Blog – November 2010 Archive (14)

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


The ancient Persians practiced "Cloud Art". What is Cloud Art?


IS
Cloud art or Ebru is the art of marbling - that wonderful book design technique used for inside book covers on very expensive books. Paints float on a watery paste, then paper is placed on top and printed.


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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 30, 2010 at 10:27am — No Comments

The LOST TAPES (80's recordings) Soul Searchin' (bebop)

The LOST TAPES
This time around from the 80's, is an original bebop instrumental recording. I play the keyboards. This is pretty raucous stuff for some - others I hope will get into it. Imagine a smoky dark club... and then -
SOUL SEARCHING


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for all the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog.
for…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 27, 2010 at 11:27pm — No Comments

Lost Tapes : Spanish Melody part one and two

LOST TAPES: Two original guitar pieces in the Spanish classical style.


The SPANISH MELODY (part one).
The SPANISH MELODY (part two)


The SPANISH MELODY part one.
This first is the lost tape. It's a…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 23, 2010 at 10:10am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


Love the Beatles! Don't you? So here's another Fab question. In the Shea Stadium concert in 1965 there were, in separate places, two girls that would later each become a Beatle wife. Name these two fans attending the NYC concert?


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Linda Eastman who married Paul, and Barbara Bach who married Ringo.
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 22, 2010 at 11:35am — No Comments

RocketBoom turns Musea poem into a Youtube video

RocketBoom Daily, one of the largest youtube channels, has turned one of my very very short poems (a quatro) into a video! AND it's read in the video by RocketBoom host and youtube celebrity Molly , known by her youtube name MEme MOLLY
What a BIG TREAT for me. Can you imagine any poem getting over 10,000 readers in about 24 hours!!!???? AND being read by MEme Molly!
See the video at…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 19, 2010 at 10:14am — No Comments

Recent Poetry 11/17/10

Poems Written in Early November.
Find one you like - let me know.
The first is my favorite, but also note how passionate the work of St. Augustine is. Even this chapter of his biography really makes the middle ages come alive. The verse is ALMOST word for word of the translation of the text.
BTW The Victorian is red brick! - Tom




POEMS
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The little girl
was poor and yet
glad for…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 17, 2010 at 9:51am — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #517 Corporate Responsibility and the Media

Musea E-mail Club #517


Do you watch the news? Me too. When you do you've probably seen a lot of stories on joblessness and problems of the economy. Doesn't matter the news format: the net, radio, TV, newspapers, news magazine; there is a lot of news on joblessness and the economy.


The next time you read or hear one of these stories look carefully. There is often news and opinions about what the government should do to help. There is often a…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 16, 2010 at 9:06am — No Comments

WMZ art quiz - test your art smarts and good luck

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


18th century France. Long skirts for women have ballooned out to over 8 feet wide. This led to some house design innovation to accommodate the new fashion in skirts. Name it.


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French Doors. They are paired doors that open from the center out for double the room to enter.
We had no winners, seems y'all lost the key.


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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 15, 2010 at 3:46pm — No Comments

LOST TAPES Angel , by Tony Baugh (1989) Post-bands music at it's best

LOST TAPES series. (Some of my lost, then found, recordings from the eighties and nineties in all genres ).


ANGEL by Anthony Baugh


This time I feature another favorite from my 80's co-op record company, 12 By 12.
It's a simple basic guitar and voice song, AND it's pretty much simply perfect.
From Tom's Favorites from 12 By…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 12, 2010 at 10:46am — No Comments

WMZ weekly art contest for fun

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


This legendary tap dancer practiced so much that he went through 20-30 pairs of shoes a year. Name that tap dancer.


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Bill "Bojangles" Robinson.
Video sample "Last Public Appearance" http://tinyurl.com/2wmppud
This is a very touching short video. Check it out.


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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 8, 2010 at 11:23am — No Comments

LOST TAPES The Signal

LOST TAPES series. (Some of my lost, then found, recordings from the eighties and nineties in all genres ). This time we feature the instrumental:


"THE SIGNAL" .


Lots of rhythm in this 2+ minute instrumental.


When I'm just playing my Pet Dog Guitar, it's pretty hard to spotlight just the rhythm. That's what…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 6, 2010 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Reclining Woman, 4,900 Artwork

Most readers know about my music and writings, but little about my artworks. This post celebrates one of my latest works. I hope you enjoy it.


Late at night on October 29th and into the 30th 2010, I finished my 4,900 art work.
(For a photo of the work, see this email or if not there, go to the Musea blog:


The title is RECLINING WOMAN. It is not…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 3, 2010 at 11:30am — 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:
Place - Washington metro station. Time 2007. This world renown musician played for 45 minutes. Only 6 people stopped to listen and tips amounted to $32. His biggest fan was a 3 year old boy. Two days before he had sold out a theater of seats averaging $100 each. AND the musical instrument he was playing was worth 3.5 million. Name the incognito subway performer.


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Joshua…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 3, 2010 at 11:00am — No Comments

LOST TAPES: Strings

Here is the latest LOST TAPE. This one features the song "STRINGS" and was written for a small string orchestra. It is one of my more beautiful melodies.




What did you think?


Tom Hendricks
for all the LOST TAPES go to musea.us or to my blog.
for the other 5 cd's go to…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on November 1, 2010 at 8:16pm — No Comments

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