Edgar Allan Poe, one of the most studied nineteenth-century writers, was never afraid to tackle controversial or lofty topics, often discussing themes of grief, insanity, monomania, death, revenge, and incest. One topic that Poe’s stories never clearly address, however, is race. Though he did write about people of color, mostly in smaller, tertiary roles, none of their character arcs or roles seem meaningful enough to reveal any of his actual beliefs on the topic of race. Moreover, if other races happen to be included, specifically members of the Black community,
The drug whoonga has plagued South African communities for at least a decade, yet only gained significant public attention when it appeared more visibly in the inner-city and surrounding suburbs of Durban, the major city in the country’s KwaZulu-Natal province. Also known as nyaope, whoonga is a street concoction of B-grade heroin, rat-poison (strychnine), and various other chemical components.
All pictures was taken from Steve Cadman It’s true that all trends are circular, and what was once seen as old and outdated becomes new and modern again- in fashion, music, art, and especially architecture. From the mid 20th century, brutalist architecture rose
“We won’t allow people to censor our past or pretend we have a different history to the one we have.” So wrote Robert Jenrick, the UK’s communities secretary, in the Telegraph newspaper last week. Jenrick has just introduced legislation that,
Στα δέκα καλύτερα μουσεία του κόσμου βρίσκεται το Μουσείο της Ακρόπολης, σύμφωνα με τα Travellers Choice Awards που απονέμει το TripAdvisor. Το αποτέλεσμα δεν είναι τυχαίο. Χρειάστηκαν 12 μήνες και η βοήθεια ενός αλγόριθμου, ο οποίος υπολόγισε την ποσότητα και την ποιότητα
Μετά το ρεκόρ των 15.594 εισιτηρίων για την πρώτη ONLINE Streaming προβολή της παράστασης και ύστερα από απαίτηση του κοινού, η μεγαλύτερη θεατρική παραγωγή της χρονιάς, «Το Τρίτο Στεφάνι» του Κώστα Ταχτσή στο Θέατρο Παλλάς, με την υπογραφή του Κωνσταντίνου Μαρκουλάκη και τις Μαρία Καβογιάννη και Μαρία Κίτσου στους πρωταγωνιστικούς ρόλους επέστρεψε και πάλι διαδικτυακά
In 1500, Louis XII of France commissioned Leonardo Da Vinci to paint what, today is known as, Salvator Mundi, or ‘Savior of the World’. However, the painting has been through a long journey to reach its present state, a painting worth 450 million dollars, and will in the future reside at Abu Dhabi Louvre. The painting portrays Jesus holding an orb in his left hand and giving a Benediction with his right hand, both are painted with stunning detail, we also see these luscious curly locks of his hair leading to his face, which gazes at the viewer in a solemn yet mysterious gaze. Jesus is also portrayed as wearing a stunningly detailed gown with wonderful drapery.