Indigenous Resolve ‘Stronger Than Ever’ as Feds Order DAPL Protest Camp Shut Down

The Oceti Sakowin camp is currently home to thousands of water protectors and allies. (Photo: Reuters) ‘If the Army Corps tears down this protest camp hundreds more will spring up in its place,’ says filmmaker Josh Fox By Deirdre Fulton / 11.26.2016 The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Friday informed Indigenous water protectors and[…]

These Realistic-Looking Leather Shoes Are Actually Made of Chocolate, Cost More Than Real Shoes

11.25.2016 Featuring perfectly replicated seams, soles and shoelaces, as well as impressively realistic finish, these life-size chocolate shoes seem made of genuine brown leather. The “Gentleman’s Radiance” chocolate line is the creation of master chocolatier Motohiro Okai of Rihga Royal Hotel’s chocolate boutique L’éclat, in Osaka, Japan. Each leather show measures 26 centimeters (10.2 inches) in length, and is crafted exclusively from chocolate, including[…]

How ‘Cutting Up’ Shakespeare’s Plays Can be an Act of Creative Destruction

Anita Francis, ‘The Complete Works of Shakespeare,’ book sculpture, 2014. By permission of the artist. Anita Francis, Author provided By Dr. Bruce Smith / 11.20.2016 Dean’s Professor of English and Professor of Literature Dorsnife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences University of Southern California The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) has been the site of[…]