Three exquisite spoken-word pieces --A Barrio Trilogy Plus-- featuring the theatrical troupe Culture Clash along with Cuban jazz pianist Omar Sosa - pay homage to East Los Angeles and the San Francisco Mission with a bittersweet blue funk
filled with acidy harmonic edges.
"I sense a total breakdown of the vision thing I can't believe I have to vote for Bob Dole," a libertarian Republican money manager recently e-mailed me in a blue funk
. No wonder polls show Steve Forbes running second in New Hampshire, with about 10 percent to Dole's 37 percent.
, a Dublin-based artists' collective, created a haunting video/slide/sound installation examining the legend of Saint Eusebius (patron saint of Arnhem) for the lobby of a former post office.
ALSO RECOMMENDED: Dionne Warwick, Friends Can Be Lovers (Arista); Cassandra Wilson, Dance To The Drums Again (Columbia); Buddy Guy, Feels Like Rain (Silvertone); Norman Connors, Remember Who You Are (Mojazz); Aaron Neville, The Grand Tour (A&M); Posse soundtrack (A&M); Heavy D & The Boyz, Blue Funk
There is, according to Lasch, such a deep-rooted hopelessness in America that even such positive developments as the end of the Cold War exacerbate rather than relieve the nation's blue funk
. Many observers, including Lasch, believe that Americans have become so narcissistic that their obsession with self leaves them unable to reconcile individual and community well-being.
STREWTH,Alice, what a swampland of botheration we've squelched through this week ab out the proposed new European Union constitution, with furious folk getting into blue funk
passions ab out Mr Blair's suddenvolte face over a referendum.