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The Arts  

A long look at art and artists that live in Beaufort County and those that choose to entertain us here within our borders, and within our region, and on occasion, from outside our region.

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If anyone hasn't seen the movie UNPLANNED, I urge you to do so. There are several take-home messages from the movie, as expressed by the woman not only who wrote the book on which the movie was based (Abby Johnson) but on whose experiences the story was based.
If anyone hasn't seen the movie UNPLANNED, I urge you to do so. There are several take-home messages from the movie, as expressed by the woman not only who wrote the book on which the movie was based (Abby Johnson) but on whose experiences the story was based.
 
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
A RG was used in the failed President Reagan assignation. Soon after, a lawsuit against the manufacturer was filed then dropped.
 
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
Sometimes my Photo/Memo style provides inspiration for lengthy comments too detailed for the BCN comment section. I consider these guys as Staff needing a Comment safe-space.
 
Freedom of speech affects small crowds. Freedom of the press is worldwide. Maybe these lawsuits will someday protect the average guy.
Freedom of speech affects small crowds. Freedom of the press is worldwide. Maybe these lawsuits will someday protect the average guy.
 
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
If my laptop research is correct, each Congressman has a $940,000 budget to hire 18 full time staffers.
 
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
Modern social media is beyond my understanding but if the video is correct, I am easily fooled.
 
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
In choosing a career, my grandkids need to know their natural skills and their academic skills...anything to get a competitive edge.
 
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
Our murder with guns statistics are only slightly worse than Mexico, so I researched their gun laws. Forget about Canada. Why are they safe? That is different story.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for 70-year-old VN Vets at an indoor range. First, no time limits and second, hit the target anywhere. Third, bathroom breaks are okay.
 
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
Texas and other States allow the sale of inspected feral hog meat. Many food banks welcome donations.
 
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
Having a carbine and a handgun chambered in the same caliber is an old tradition
 
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
Certain folks in certain zip codes commit 48% of crimes with guns.
 
The wind is calling me; The rain cries out my name
The wind is calling me; The rain cries out my name
 
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
Rumor has it that Georgia fox hunters imported coyotes for year-round hunts with their dogs.
 
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
I modified the Police Academy Qualifications for a minimum Concealed Carry Permit test. Georgia has no test requirements for Concealed Carry permits. No permit is required to buy a gun.
 
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
The good news...75% of gunshot wounds are not fatal; bad news...police are not required to offer medical assistance; doctors are seldom by-standers.
 
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
The Hog Hunting Video explores some questions and motivations for buying AR-15s. Moving targets need semi-auto rifles especially feral hogs. YouTube has great training videos to select the correct caliber for coyotes, squirrels, pigs, goats, and deer.
 
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
The British Media apologized and rewarded the Professor with a large financial settlement.
 
Soon 74 and getting older, I want to transition from semi-autos to revolvers.
Soon 74 and getting older, I want to transition from semi-autos to revolvers.
 
I am trying to lecture my grandkids about the wise use of legal agreements and the unwise use of handshake deals.
I am trying to lecture my grandkids about the wise use of legal agreements and the unwise use of handshake deals.
 
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
Perhaps the best way to start an argument outside of politics is to enter a discussion on which caliber of ammunition is best for any given situation.
 
During a seminar, I learned that buyers judge a salesman first by his appearance walking in the door then by his voice when introducing himself. It is a challenge to change those first impressions.
During a seminar, I learned that buyers judge a salesman first by his appearance walking in the door then by his voice when introducing himself. It is a challenge to change those first impressions.
 
“Your mission, Stan, should you decide to accept it, is… As usual, should you or any member of your BCN Force be captured or killed, the secretary will disavow any knowledge of your existence. This tape will self-destruct in five seconds. Good luck, Stan.”
“Your mission, Stan, should you decide to accept it, is… As usual, should you or any member of your BCN Force be captured or killed, the secretary will disavow any knowledge of your existence. This tape will self-destruct in five seconds. Good luck, Stan.”
 
The first meaning is of a point (physical, decisional, etc.) beyond which one will proceed no further.
The first meaning is of a point (physical, decisional, etc.) beyond which one will proceed no further.
 
Famed Chinese Director Yimou Zhang rendered in images, sound and story his poem to his country men, and the world, the allegorical beginning of the Qin Dynasty, and the difficult and bloody birth of what is today the People's Republic of China.

Hero

 
Famed Chinese Director Yimou Zhang rendered in images, sound and story his poem to his country men, and the world, the allegorical beginning of the Qin Dynasty, and the difficult and bloody birth of what is today the People's Republic of China.
 
Just the film title itself, "Pulp Fiction" denotes a lightweight film. If one dissects the story, the message, the importance of the film, "Pulp Fiction" comes up light.
Just the film title itself, "Pulp Fiction" denotes a lightweight film. If one dissects the story, the message, the importance of the film, "Pulp Fiction" comes up light.
 
Touching film full of life lessons, with more than its share of unforced humor, "The Blind Side" was easily one of the best films of 2009.
Touching film full of life lessons, with more than its share of unforced humor, "The Blind Side" was easily one of the best films of 2009.
 
West Point trained the officers for North and South. Charging across open fields gave way in Virginia to charging fortified CSA positions.
West Point trained the officers for North and South. Charging across open fields gave way in Virginia to charging fortified CSA positions.
 
This Francis Ford Coppola classic, about a man trying to hold his family together while seeking the American Dream, launched the careers of a number of America's greatest actors.
This Francis Ford Coppola classic, about a man trying to hold his family together while seeking the American Dream, launched the careers of a number of America's greatest actors.
 
Sadly, this is young Wesley's last letter before he was killed at Antietam. Looking through the others, I see no record of combat.
Sadly, this is young Wesley's last letter before he was killed at Antietam. Looking through the others, I see no record of combat.
 
One of the 10 best films in the last 25 years is the film that offers each of us a unique perspective into our well considered lives.
One of the 10 best films in the last 25 years is the film that offers each of us a unique perspective into our well considered lives.
 
Infrequent Screenwriter / Director Cameron Crowe made another indelible mark in this film about himself, and how he did, or may would have interacted with notable Rock 'n' Roll artists, who humorously struggle to become dysfunctional Rock 'n' Roll stars.
Infrequent Screenwriter / Director Cameron Crowe made another indelible mark in this film about himself, and how he did, or may would have interacted with notable Rock 'n' Roll artists, who humorously struggle to become dysfunctional Rock 'n' Roll stars.
 
This remake of the 1939 film by Director / Actor Gary Sinise, of John Steinbeck's classic novel, communicates well the lengths men will go to survive, and yet retain some semblance of dignity.
This remake of the 1939 film by Director / Actor Gary Sinise, of John Steinbeck's classic novel, communicates well the lengths men will go to survive, and yet retain some semblance of dignity.
 
"Forrest Gump" is one of the five best films ever made. It is the best of American art ... in scope, in tone, in message.
"Forrest Gump" is one of the five best films ever made. It is the best of American art ... in scope, in tone, in message.
 
"Australia," brought to us via the big screen by Director / Producer / Writer Baz Luhlmann, was epic in scale while concentrating on a pivotal time period (1938 to 1942) in the young history of the former British Colony - Australia.
"Australia," brought to us via the big screen by Director / Producer / Writer Baz Luhlmann, was epic in scale while concentrating on a pivotal time period (1938 to 1942) in the young history of the former British Colony - Australia.
 
Helga Testorf may have been more than just the devoted subject of Andrew Wyeth's largest body of work ... but, with Andrew Wyeth deceased, and Helga and his wife, Betsy, silent, we may never know.
Helga Testorf may have been more than just the devoted subject of Andrew Wyeth's largest body of work ... but, with Andrew Wyeth deceased, and Helga and his wife, Betsy, silent, we may never know.
 
Once Upon a Time in the West is a surreal exploration of an Italian director's view of the lawless West.
Once Upon a Time in the West is a surreal exploration of an Italian director's view of the lawless West.
 
Royal "Died Tragically Rescuing his Family from the Wreckage of a Destroyed Sinking Battleship"
Royal "Died Tragically Rescuing his Family from the Wreckage of a Destroyed Sinking Battleship"
 
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
It is not an odd grouping at all; One about home, one about hope and one about peace, that about covers it for me.
 
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