Postmodernism

16 new musicians and groups to know in 2022

2021 may not have been the triumphant rebound in music we all hoped for when concerts and festivals were halted due to last year’s roller coaster, but despite unfavorable circumstances, performers continued to innovate. Some of the best tracks of the year have come from little-known newcomers like Daine and Gayle, while talents like Mia […]

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I don’t know why, but it hasn’t struck me how long it’s been since the original Matrix trilogy until I’m already watching the fourth, released last week and again directed by Lana Wachowski (Lilly Wachowski remained a co-writer). Because Matrix revolutions released in November 2003, the Wachowskis turned down annual offers from Warner Brothers to […]

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How Irish lesbian writing has developed over the centuries

Why do we still write books about Irish lesbians in the 21st century? Since the second wave of feminism in the 1960s, the decriminalization of homosexual acts in Northern Ireland in 1982 and in the Republic in 1993, the establishment of civil partnership in 2011, which was then replaced by same-sex marriage in 2015, has […]

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24 inmates with bachelor’s degrees in pastoral ministry will serve North Carolina prisons as ministers

Twenty-four men wearing black caps and robes walked across the stage at Nash Correctional Gymnasium on December 15 to earn a Bachelor of Arts degree in pastoral ministry. They shook hands with Danny Akin, president of Southeastern College, the undergraduate school of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and posed for a photographer. For these men, about […]

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Year of dance in review: the most inspiring pandemic pivots of 2021

Maggie Carey and Ian Buchanan of Smuin Contemporary Ballet perform “(I love you) for sentimental reasons” at the Bruns Amphitheater in Orinda on May 9th. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle If you’re looking for hope in these uncertain days, you might find it in the resilience of the Bay Area dancers and choreographers on […]

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The virgin birth a necessary basis for Christmas

“The virgin birth is a necessary foundation for Christmas and for the life of the believer,” says renowned pastor and seminary president Jack Hayford.Tragically, disbelieving basic truths has become a normative part of modernity.Oxford agnostic professor Sir William Ramsey, one of the greatest archaeologists of all time, has decided to scientifically refute the Fourth Gospel. […]

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In the British countryside, a holiday feast with butter in the shape of a sofa

It’s hard to say where the business ends and where the family begins for Alex Willcock, 57, and Felix Conran, 27, the British father-and-son founders of the furniture brand. Creator and son. Willcock was introduced to Conran’s mother, interior designer Sophie Conran, in the early 1990s by her then-employer, design and restaurant manager (and Sophie’s […]

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Intellectualizing art: the work of Emre Hüner[Elektroisolazyon]’at Arter

In its conceptually freest and historically avant-garde form, experiencing the perplexity that contemporary art can instill is tantamount to living behind a language barrier. With only fragments of understanding and subject to frames of exclusivity, both mimetic when not entirely opaque, the heartbreaking charge of postmodern artists is that they support veils of darkness so […]

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What if uprooting was the cause of our discomfort?

We are uprooted from our soil like trees in a hurricane, separated from our extended family, local community, and the natural world. Witness the plight of Gen Z, born in the mid to late 1990s, who were expected to play hopscotch all over the United States in their lifetime, holding 18 jobs, spanning six careers, […]

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10 Exciting Warner Bros. Movies to be published in 2022

Outside of Disney, Warner Bros. is home to Hollywood’s most valuable IPs, and the studio’s list of 2022 releases is one of the most impressive years they’ve had to date. Between the third Fantastic beasts movie, a Sesame Street reboot, and science fiction based on Mars Moonshot, there is so much to look forward to […]