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Robert Bresson Praised & Screened in St. Louis

Posted by on Mar 29, 2015 in Art, Film, France, French, KeyFilm, Music, Poet, Sound |

A Man Escaped/Un Condamné à Mort s’est Échappé – Sunday, March 29 at 7:30pm – Winifred Moore Auditorium – 470 E. Lockwood Ave., St. Louis, MO 63119 – With an introduction and post-film discussion by Pier Marton, artist/professor and the Unlearning Specialist at the School of No Media PART OF THE ROBERT CLASSIC FRENCH FILM FESTIVAL – Godard: Robert Bresson is French cinema, as Dostoevsky is the Russian novel and Mozart is German music.- INCLUDES LINK TO KEY BRESSON INTERVIEW […]

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A World Treasure Is No More (In Pain) – Bob Brozman: 1954-2013

Posted by on May 4, 2013 in Afri, Art, Asia, Highlights, Hispanic, Human Rights, Humor, Ideas, Jewish, Music, Politics, Popular, Quotes, Sound, Travel |

The multi-talented world hero, musician & ethnomusicologist – “If you are not living on the edge, you’re taking too much room.” B.B. – He used to quote Sun Ra: “The planet is asleep, and it’s the fault of musicians who are not true to themselves.” [Ed.: I would add that it is NOT just musicians]
A tremendous loss to an international community of friends and fans. It is their desire to carry out Bob’s vision in the creation of a foundation to help third-world musicians obtain the musical basics that western musicians take for granted.

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Tip: Machine Speak Up!

Posted by on Dec 11, 2012 in iOS, Software, Sound | 2 comments

Do you want to have your computer read you a text or a webpage? In OS X, open a text item (Safari & Chrome work, not Firefox at this point) and select/highlight it.
Then “Control Click” that selection and choose Speech/Start Speaking… In iOS, go to Settings/General/Accessibility and turn on Speak Selection. There you can choose the Dialects/Languages and the Speaking Rate.

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