Monthly Archives: January 2011

Norman Rockwell’s America

“Commonplaces never become tiresome. It is we who become tired when we cease to be curious and appreciative.”  -Norman Rockwell Over Christmas, I went to see the North Carolina Museum of Art exhibition “American Chronicles: The Art of Norman Rockwell” … Continue reading

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A Belated Meditation

When you’re telling the greatest story ever told, there’s a lot of pressure to tell it well.  You must be accurate in your telling, faithful to history, but you must be creative as well, making the story new in some … Continue reading

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Marni Nixon: ‘The Ghostess with the Mostess’

            You’ve probably never seen Marni Nixon’s face, but chances are, you’ve heard her voice.  She provided the vocals for the leading ladies of some of Hollywood’s most renowned musicals—Anna (Deborah Kerr) in The King … Continue reading

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