islamic-calligraphy

Sami Gharbi Talks about Islamic Calligraphy from Tunisia

by Michell Spoden Calligraphy is an interesting art dating back to thousands of years in human history. Giving artistic expression to writing for a unique visual effect is closely tied to the artist’s cultural and aesthetic experience. My guest today for an interview about this art is a Tunisian calligrapher and music artist whose work reflects an…

Image by Sullynyflhi

Nothing Is Protected

by Ken La Salle Some years ago, before my father died in Chandler, Arizona, he and I would drive through the desert, looking out at the saguaro cactus and he would tell me, “Those are protected, you know. They’re protected by Arizona state law. Nobody can harm them.” My father was a devout, lifelong Republican.…

urban-tango

Urban Tango by Regina Neequaye

Ayanna Williams has it all, wants more, and will do whatever it takes to get it. Her promotion to Senior Deputy Assistant to the District Attorney is the next move to her best move. Jefferson Thomas is a handsome, politically connected, business man who finances many key players in the political class. Ayanna and Jefferson…