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Weekly art contest from Musea

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:Explain these 3 numbers: 671-176, 176-671, 716-617. IS:  

Those are the 3 prison numbers of the Beagle Boys, the crooks always after Uncle Scrooges loot!

http://tinyurl.com/5r8l5qf

There were no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were too busy swimming in your money bin to get this one.I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!



Now on to a new Q.: Win a…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 13, 2011 at 10:33am — No Comments

Musea Issue #181 now online

The new issue of Musea is now out at the regular places, and in your mail if you requested it or are on the mailing list.



This issue is a collection of smart alecky sayings, mixed with a goodly amount of pithy points, and barbed banter; from Musea's Editor, Art S Revolutionary (me).



 I look...and look again 



SAYINGS OF EDITOR ART - part two. Click to here, then click on the latest Musea issue #181http://www.musea.us/newdex.html



Tom…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 12, 2011 at 12:16pm — No Comments

The LOST TAPES series: Sub Atomic Particles

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

This time we go as far underground as you can go - SUB ATOMIC PARTICLES.

This is a minute long, keyboard bagatelle. Look with me into the most wee of things.

Was that an electron whizzing by?…



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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 10, 2011 at 2:57pm — No Comments

Musea Art contest 9/6/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:There are many versions of this story about method acting. When the older actor heard that the young method actor had stayed up for 2 days to get that tired haggard look for the scene, he turned to him and said something like this, 'My dear boy, why don't you simply try acting?'Name the two actors involved.IS:  Laurence Olivier advising Dustin Hoffman. Fo/mo/info/… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 6, 2011 at 11:25am — No Comments

Poems written in late August 2011

Poems written in late August,  2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1Sooner or lateryou will learnto leave the bankfor the current.

2. [kid's poem]There's a treein the forestthat hasn't changed in years.

He seems to likehis little forestjust the way it is.

3. [A favorite because you are in the moment of the poem]See that gliding Hawk?See that gliding Hawk?See that gliding Hawk?I'm waiting for himto flap his wings.

4.If a book were a treeeach page would be a… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on September 3, 2011 at 10:32pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes series : Heartbreak Hotel - two versions

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

HEARTBREAK HOTEL (two versions - one from the 90's and another recent version.

 

1. Newer (the official) version from

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/heartbreak.mp3

2.  Older (rougher unofficial lost tape version)…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on September 2, 2011 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Musea Art Quiz for 8/30/11

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

This person became the first self made billionaire in the entertainment business in 1990. Name that billionaire!

IS: David Geffen, sometimes called Hollywood;s richest man. He's known for Geffen Records, and DreamWorks SKG, Film Company.There were no correct eligible answers. Seems y'all were dreaming more than working on this one!I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!

Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 30, 2011 at 10:32am — No Comments

Poems written in August 2011

Poems written in August,  2011 

[poem notes in brackets like this]

 

POEMS

 

Even a journey

to the center of the earth

at some point begins

a journey back out.

 

2. [the poet does a science paper]

I'm finishing my first

scientific paper

titled, "Butterflies

Evolved From Clouds."

 

3. 

PIED PIPER OF HAMLIN ((summary)

Rats! Rats!

everyplace

They…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 10:02am — No Comments

Musea Art Question 8/22/11

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



First a conceptual art piece of mine (conceptual art and video to end conceptual art!) to set the atmosphere for this art question.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WneXAHfuvwc Now a conceptual art art question. This conceptual artist did a work of three white cards in a frame.  Each was an invitation to an art show at a different world art gallery, and each…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 22, 2011 at 9:13am — No Comments

Musea issue #181 is running late

Readers,
The August Musea, is late - really late - hasn't even started it, late.Sounds like every other zine intro right?  Summer music recording and such has put me off schedule. In the meantime go to the blog for updates or this blog, or my Facebook, or the Musea or Hunkasaurus website.
Have a great summer,Tom Hendricks (editor of the 19 year old zine Musea)

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 16, 2011 at 8:33am — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 8/15/11

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

Frank Sinatra called it his "Telly". It was the only mike he liked to record with. Name the microphone. 

IS: Neumann U47 tube microphone. For more on this famous mike:http://www.recording-microphones.co.uk/Neumann-U47-tube.shtmlWe had no correct answers - seems you were drowned out by the winds!I don’t dumb down, so please wise…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 15, 2011 at 4:41pm — No Comments

The LOST TAPES: two versions of Sing For You

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

 

SING FOR YOU (two versions - one from the 90's and another recent version.

1. Newer (the official) version from

http://music.hunkasaurus.com/singforyou.mp3

2.  Older (rougher unofficial 'lost tape') version…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 13, 2011 at 5:55pm — No Comments

Musea Weekly Art Quiz

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

This word has the meaning of a word loosing end sounds and being abbreviated. Example saying glam for glamour or cred for credibility. IS: apocope from the Greek word for cutting off. Ex. Curio for curiosity,We had no winners. No one got the right ANS -I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!



Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band CD) or my NEWER cd CALLED ‘NEXT”(‘06) or…

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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 9, 2011 at 10:43am — No Comments

Poems Written in Late Late July 2011

Poems written in late late July,  2011 [poem notes in brackets like this]

POEMS

1 This do-it yourself-erpicked the ultimate job.he would build in his basementone electron!

2. [Kid's poem for my "Moon Tea' poem collection.Inspired by 'Discontented Pine Tree' by John Stillwell]

"Little Pine Tree where are your leaveslike all the other trees in the wood?""I have no leaves. I'm not the same.I have needles on my limbs."

"Little Pine Tree where is your fruitlike all the other… Continue

Added by Tom Hendricks on August 5, 2011 at 9:28pm — No Comments

Musea Art Contest 8/1/11

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
Jules Verne's book "Around the World in Eighty Days" was all the rage. So this Girl Reporter decided to see if she could do it. She did, and she did it in 72 days. Name her.
IS: Nellie Bly - an extraordinary reporter and an incredible life.
We may have had a winner - winner pending. The rest of you got lost in "Don't Know" land! I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on to a…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on August 1, 2011 at 4:32pm — No Comments

The Lost Tapes: Sparrow

The LOST TAPES series. (Music from the 80's and 90's re-found.)
SPARROW - celebrating the little things in nature.
Here's a short original keyboard piece.
The band is me on Cat Keys (my synthesizer)
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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 July 30, 2011 at 6:36pm — No Comments

Musea E-mail Club #531 Border's is Closing

Borders is Closing
Borders, the bookstore chain, is closing. There is one store left in Dallas. Last Christmas I was given a gift card.  Better use it. 
So I go today, Friday, and the place is packed. Everything there is 10-40% off.  I usually don't much like new bookstores or new books, I'm so used to used books that I prefer them, broken in and read. But surely I can find something here.
I work through the crowd and begin to look. There are rows of…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 27, 2011 at 10:36am — No Comments

Musea art contest for the week - test your art smarts

The answer to, and winner (if any) for, our last contest question of:
The saying, "Less is more" came from what poem?
IS: Robert Browning's poems 'Andrea del Sarto': "Well, less is more, Lucrezia: I am judged./ There burns a truer light of God in them,..."
We may have had a winner - winner pending. Otherwise less was LESS!
I don’t dumb down, so please wise up!
Now on to a new Q.: Win a copy of my NEW cd CALLED ‘30′! – (first anti-band…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 26, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Poems written in late July 2011

Poems written in late July,  2011 
[poem notes in brackets like this]
POEMS
1 [two poems on the Moon - see my Moon collection of poems!]
Hello Moon!
I know you answer back
but the language that you use
I have yet to grasp.
2.
The Moon is high
and its rays form a path.
Is everyone ready?
Climb up! Climb up!
3.  [ At a certain point even introspection…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 24, 2011 at 9:05pm — No Comments

Writer can use our help

 
Do you want new American writing in the Kerouac tradition which depicts and is part of carny-Barnum-ballyhoo Americana?
At my personal blog-- which I've been intending to shut down but never get around to-- 
--I've been covering the tough circumstances of…
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Added by Tom Hendricks on July 19, 2011 at 9:51am — No Comments

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