The Performing Arts

A Reading of the Poem "Canopy"

A Reading of the Poem, “Canopy”

A Reading of the Poem, “Canopy” Today’s feature marks a first for not just The Renaissance Garden Guy, but for me, as well.  You’ll find the premier entry in The RGG’s Sights and Sounds “Poetry Slams and Readings” category right here.  And it represents the first time ever that any of my written work has […]

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"Caryatid Easy" by Son Volt

“Caryatid Easy” by Son Volt: Desiring the Remote and Immutable

“Caryatid Easy” by Son Volt: Desiring the Remote and Immutable “Caryatid Easy” by Son Volt is Jay Farrar’s poetically brilliant, beautiful admonition of a remote, immutable, and transcendentally frightening muse. Featured image photo credit: YLea Designs The first time I heard “Caryatid Easy,” by Son Volt, was in mid-May of 1997, not long after the

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Making a Monster with an Introduction by Laura Lewis-Barr

Making a Monster: a fable – With an Introduction by Laura Lewis-Barr

Making a Monster: a fable – With an Introduction by Laura Lewis-Barr In this feature, we’ll watch the excellent short film, Making a Monster: a fable, with an introduction by its creator, RGG contributor and award-winning filmmaker Laura Lewis-Barr.  With weighty industry accolades to its credit, an extremely short running time, and LLB’s engrossing storytelling

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Gaia and the King with an Introduction

The Short Film, Gaia and the King: An Eco Fable, with an Introduction by the Filmmaker

The Short Film, Gaia and the King: An Eco Fable, with an Introduction by the Filmmaker Welcome to the very first entry in the “Film and Video Links” category in Sights and Sounds.  This week, we’ll watch an excellent short film, Gaia and the King: An Eco Fable, with an introduction by the filmmaker, Laura

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Phone Gal: A Short Film by Laura Lewis-Barr

Phone Gal: A Short Film by Laura Lewis-Barr She’s contributed her excellent written work here on The Renaissance Garden Guy on past occasions, much to the delight of readers and subscribers.  Today, the award-winning filmmaker, educator, and author’s cinematographic chops will be revealed in all their finery, as I review Phone Gal, a short film by

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Readers Show Me Your Gardens 2022

Our Gardens, Our Lives: Parallels Examined by Laura Lewis-Barr

Our Gardens, Our Lives: Parallels Examined by Laura Lewis-Barr With this week’s offering, Laura Lewis-Barr returns to The Renaissance Garden Guy and reveals another of her passions: gardening.  And she’s quick to point out the remarkable parallels that exist between the vicissitudes of our own lives, and the happenings in our gardens.  The award-winning filmmaker,

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Guest Writer Laura Lewis-Barr

Life Through a Jungian Lens: Guest Writer Laura Lewis-Barr on the Theories of Carl Jung

Life Through a Jungian Lens: Guest Writer Laura Lewis-Barr on the Theories of Carl Jung This week, The Renaissance Garden Guy welcomes guest writer Laura Lewis-Barr.  The award-winning filmmaker and author discusses her introduction to the work of the renowned psychologist and its impact on her thoughts and vocation. The first time I watched one

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