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That Which Is New In The Clair E. Smith Gallery

The second of four or five major fo-do shows at BHS this year is opening this week: an exhibition of work by Mr. Jeffroix Dionesotes. Come on out on Friday night to the big reception at the Clair E. Smith Gallery in the huge school between 6:00 and 8:00 for frolicsome festivities!
 
(Tomorrow we’ll add the poster here.)

Sally Mann at DePaul

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https://www.facebook.com/#!/ColumbiaCollegePHOTO/posts/10151913521358027

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Our Top Ten List

In the current practice of the (I can’t believe I’m typing this next word) venerable publication Rolling Stone, here is a compendium of last year’s photo books…

http://blog.photoeye.com/2014/01/best-books-2013-darius-himes.html 

http://6thfloor.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/19/the-top-ten-photo-books-of-2013/

http://cphmag.com/fav-photobooks-2013/

https://www.lensculture.com/articles/lensculture-editors-2013-photobooks-of-the-year

http://www.littlebrownmushroom.com/lists/my-top-10-photo-books-of-2013-by-alec-soth/

…and of jazz recordings:

http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2013-12-06/entertainment/chi-best-jazz-recordings-2013-20131206_1_fat-babies-best-jazz-recordings-jazz-technique

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/arts/music/craig-taborn-wayne-shorter-and-bill-callahan-achieve.html?_r=0

http://www.allaboutjazz.com/php/article.php?id=46068

http://www.popmatters.com/feature/177225-the-best-jazz-of-2013/

http://www.slate.com/articles/arts/culturebox/2013/12/the_best_jazz_albums_of_2013_as_selected_by_fred_kaplan.html

W. o’ W.: “Charles Carson!”

“The business of life is the acquisition of memories; in the end that’s all there is.”

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