Painter and Artist Nicholas Harper has been allowing free download of one print each week during lockdown. I find this gesture to be very generous. Here is a link to his website.
Last night I was looking to see if Netflix had All Is Lost in it’s library, a film starring Robert Redford and a sailboat. It did not but it gave me a long list of films that somehow had some sort of tie to that film, as I browsed titles I saw Rolling Stones; Ole Ole Ole, a trip across Latin America. I decided to peruse it with the visible fast forward while stopping in to catch scenes. I got caught up in the drama of the idea of would the last show of the tour , in Havana, would it happen? So I fast forwarded ahead until they indeed did arrive to the city. One thing I will say about the film is that South American audiences party and adulate like something I’ve rarely expeirenced, and it is fun to see.
So then I continued to browse and I started a film called War Machine, I honestly thought we would watch a bit of it, get tired and find something else, but we endured the entire thing. Based on the nonfiction book The Operators: The Wild and Terrifying Inside Story of America’s War in Afghanistan by Michael Hastings, it is a fictionalized version of the events in the book based on United States Army General Stanley McChrystal. Michael Hastings also writes for Rolling Stone magazine, which probably is why it ended up in my browse list for the evening.
Listening To Whole Lot of Love, Prince Live Indigo Sessions. Jeff Parker, How Fun it is to Year Whip and Executive Life, Blue Carousel by Martin Denny, Prince 1+1+1=3, Fran-Dance Miles Davis, Juice B Crypts by Battles, Search For Peace McCoy Tyner, Immediately Invisible by Portico Quartet, After The Storm by Robert Glasper, Bird of Prey by Pixies, Penny Taken to the Hospital by Hildur Guonadottir, Valgeir Sigurossan’s Camera, Cyrano De Berger’s Back by X.
Photo taken at dusk from Just outside cabin on Green Lake, Spicer Minnesota.