Bridge of Sighs

A very good book I just finished reading over the weekend was Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo. Russo is a recipient of the Pulitzer Prize for writing Empire Falls. I had never read anything of Russo’s before reading Bridge of Sighs. Before traveling to Venice a few years ago, all “Bridge of Sighs” meant…

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited is a 2008 film starring Matthew Goode, Hayley Atwell, Ben Whishaw, and Emma Thompson. Based on the 1945 Evelyn Waugh novel, the 2008 film version follows a 1981 TV mini-series that launched the career of Jeremy Irons. The film follows the story of Charles Ryder, a middle-class London chap who goes to university…

Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited is a 2008 film starring Matthew Goode, Hayley Atwell, Ben Whishaw, and Emma Thompson. Based on the 1945 Evelyn Waugh novel, the 2008 film version follows a 1981 TV mini-series that launched the career of Jeremy Irons. The film follows the story of Charles Ryder, a middle-class London chap who goes to university…

Late Nights at the Dallas Museum of Art

Tomorrow, August 15, 2008, the DMA is presenting one of their Late Nights programs from 6 pm until midnight. They are presenting music, readings, a lecture, open mic, films, and more, mainly concerning the Gerald and Sara Murphy exhibition that will be here for another month. Personally, I am going for the lecture by Dr.…