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March, 2014
The hidden world of Vivian Maier

The hidden world of Vivian Maier

In 2007, John Maloof, a real estate salesman in Chicago bought a box of negatives at a furniture auction. The purchase led to the discovery of over 100,000 negatives and hundreds of rolls of undeveloped film taken by an unknown, reclusive street photographer named Vivian Maier.  The thousands of black and white negatives revealed an intimate, personal, almost secret view of life on the streets of Chicago through the 1950s and 60s.

His new movie @FindingVivianMaier is to be seen. She intrigued us too. Here’s our Hidden World of Vivian Maier. http://t.co/VUn6kAPnU7

March 24:  On the occasion of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s 95th Birthday, his “Recipe for Happines Khaborovsk or Anyplace.”

March 24: On the occasion of Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s 95th Birthday, his “Recipe for Happines Khaborovsk or Anyplace.”

One grand boulevard with trees
with one grand cafe in sun
with strong black coffee in very small cups.One not necessarily very beautiful
man or woman who loves you.One fine day.

Our new podcast Fugitive Waves has 2 episodes here!

Our new podcast Fugitive Waves has 2 episodes here!

Our new podcast Fugitive Waves has 2 episodes!  That’s how brand spanking new it is.  We’re making a page for them next week with direct links.  But meanwhile, here they are:  The Rise and Fall and Rise and Fall and Rise of Thomas Alva Edison and Tennessee Williams: The Pennyland Recordings.