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Archive for August, 2010

Opening Reception for “On the Grid” at Camel Art Space

August 25th, 2010

  “On the Grid” invitational exhibition August 21st – 29th, 2010 Camel Art Space • On the Grid • is an invitational exhibition comprised of artists, national and inter-national, that have submitted work for consideration by Camel Art Space over the past year. These artists have been invited to submit work to be placed on […]

The Mike Varley Plain Dealer: Art Shows Coming Up

August 14th, 2010

Hello friends, I hope everyone’s had a wonderful summer thus far.  I haven’t sat down to update you all in some time, but expect a couple more emails from me in the next few weeks as there’s a lot to catch up on both personal and creative.  This email has a little bit of both. […]

Texas Vacation, July 2010

August 10th, 2010

The following are some highlights from my trip to Austin, San Antonio, and the Gulf Coast of Texas, July 2010.  It was the first time I had visited Texas in two years, and only the second visit since I lived there in 2006-07.  With me as always was my girlfriend and traveling companion Erin Welch.  […]

Vermont Vacation, August 2010

August 10th, 2010

Vermont was beautiful.  In the eight years since I’ve been there, I’ve shed many histories.  There to meet us was solitary love – spiritual, infinite and ours.  We caught sight of simplicity too good to be real, too free of our self-impositions.  A vacation from life or a life of vacation?  My radio broadcasts it’s […]

“What Inspires You?”

August 5th, 2010

“What Inspires You?” is a survey lecture on writing I prepared in August 2010 for an appearance at the Harborfields Public Library in Greenlawn, NY.  The title was not chosen by me, but the more I read it the more I favored its meaning.  During the lecture, I encouraged questions from the audience both to […]

The Feast of our Lady of Mt. Carmel and San Paolino

August 1st, 2010

Footage from the Feast of our Lady of Mt. Carmel and San Paolino in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, July 2010.  Williamsburg is stereotypically known for its Hasidic Jewish community, but there is also vibrant, old school Italian community firmly entrenched in the area.  Visit Youtube to watch the HD version. Footage from the Feast of our Lady […]