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With Disney’s 2013 “Frozen” ranking as the highest-grossing animated film of all time and its Oscar-winning song “Let It Go” now an iconic empowerment anthem, how can the filmmakers and songwriters, reunited for “Frozen 2,” top the tale of sisters Elsa and Anna? “It was all about wanting to tell more of the story,” explains co-director […]

via How the ‘Frozen’ Music Team Helped Move the Story Forward in Disney’s Sequel — Variety

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Variety will honor “Frozen 2” songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, as well as costume designer Sandy Powell at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Variety’s sixth annual Artisans Awards celebrates those essential to the filmmaking process and who have exhibited the most exciting and innovative work of the year in their respective fields. The…

via Variety to Honor Songwriters Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at Santa Barbara Film Festival — Variety

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Barring a Hollywood ending, 2019 will not go down as a year for the record books. Heading into the Christmas holiday, box office receipts are down nearly 4.6% at roughly $11.88 billion, marking the steepest drop in half a decade. The lackluster results are a consequence of too many blockbuster-hopefuls that weren’t, and misguided attempts…

via The Biggest Box Office Hits and Flops of 2019 — Variety

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Stevie Turner is holding a short story competition with a Christmas theme for the month of December. You might like to submit a story as well. https://steviet3.wordpress.com/2019/11/30/share-your-christmas-short-story-or-poem/ This is my entry. Enjoy and Merry Christmas!! The Bright Lights of Christmas by Darlene Foster Ten presents this year, the best year ever. Cory Henderson’s eyes sparkled […]

via The Bright Lights of Christmas — Darlene Foster’s Blog

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Tiếng Việt When the towns are glowed up with millions of light bulbs, the houses are dressed up with glittering decorations, and the Christmas markets are reopened, you know Christmas is in the air. You can find Christmas markets in almost any town in Europe, but the one that has so far enchanted us most is […]

via Christmas in Copenhagen — LEN Journeys

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“A Different Christmas Poem” The embers glowed softly, and in their dim light, I gazed round the room and I cherished the sight. My wife was asleep, her head on my chest, My daughter beside me, angelic in rest. Outside the snow fell, a blanket of white, Transforming the yard to a winter delight. The […]

via Christmas poems for our military (1) — Pacific Paratrooper

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Pleiades — The Sketchbook

I woke up to a grey day but the cast of colourful characters at the marina where I painted today more than made up for it. I set up my easel on the dock of a shrimp processing plant/marina on San Carlos Island. It’s a place I discovered by accident while on my way to […]

via Pleiades — The Sketchbook

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Thanks Thom, for a wonderful Christmas Countdown – loved every link.

You really can’t stay. You gotta go away. Ah, but Baby it’s Cold outside. It’s freezing out there. Look out the window – it’s up to your knees out there! Take off your coat and that fur hat. Don’t despair. Pull up a chair. You ain’t goin’ nowhere. Hey! lookie here! I got just the […]

via The Complete Christmas Alphabets + Jimmy Smith : Baby It’s Cold Outside — The Immortal Jukebox

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POEM: Vacuuming

Vacuuming

 

With every pull toward your body

you expect obedience.

Expect each tiny micron of dirt

to be sucked up and away –

captured.  Tied

neatly in a disposable bag

then tossed out with the rubbish.

 

Controlled.  Dealt with, put out.

Never mind – away – forget.

 

Look at the attention you give stairs?

Suck one way – consistently,

pulling reticent fluff – not letting

it roll out of reach.  I always

give you that same

attention to detail – insist on

being thorough – maximum

 

pleasure. A consistent suck.

How do I become like stairs?

 

Frances Macaulay Forde © 2003

 

#POEM:Vacuuming  #Poetry  #FrancesMacaulayForde

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If, for some reason, you’d like to spend the next 33 minutes listening to me reading some poems aloud. Here is a Soundcloud playlist for your enjoyment. The poems themselves are in the track descriptions.

via 13 Poems Read Aloud — One of These Years…

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