Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Update From London, The United Kingdom: The Temporarily Renewed Financial Center Of The Universe (Not A Joke)

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"Eleven people were arrested for being in possession of police uniforms, a police spokesman told CNN. They had earlier been stopped while riding in an armored personnel carrier near Bishopsgate, close to the Bank of England." ...

"Protesters scuffle in London's financial heart" [G-20: Rebuilding the Global Economy]


Header credits: Drawing from 'The Mines', 1991. (c) William Kentridge 2009. Copyright controlled. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics.


Looking forward to operas by David and Ann Crumb, Gyorgy Kurtag, Jr., Lukas Ligeti, and Sam Adams at the soon to be reorganized Metropolitan Opera and Washington National Opera.


"Frank O. Gehry, one of the world's leading architects, has been selected to design a national tribute for President Dwight D. Eisenhower, a memorial commission announced this morning." ...

Jacgueline Trescott "Architect Frank O. Gehry to Design Eisenhower Memorial" Washington Post April 1, 2009


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