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  • 2017 January 25: The Sunken Cathedral

    January 29, 2017 10:00

    The people of the Brittany section of France have a legend that a cathedral sank to the bottom of the ocean when the ancient city of Ys was engulfed by the sea as punishment for her evil and foolish ways (a story reminiscent of Atlantis). The legend has it that once every century, the Ys Cathedral rises from the sea at sunrise, and in the misty dawn one can hear the sounds of unearthly music, bells chiming, the organ playing and the sonorous chanting of the monks, before the cathedral slowly disappears into the ocean again. (more )

  • 2017 January 22: "If Only I Could Kiss It and Make It Better"

    January 22, 2017 22:30

    Once upon a time a close friend confided in me about being the victim of a violent attack years prior. The story left me speechless. Later, I thought about how when we are children and are hurt, we can run to mommy or daddy and they ...

  • December 16, 2016: Vivaldi and the Inquisition

    January 15, 2017 22:30

    Known by his vocation and the color of his hair as "The Red Priest", Vivaldi spent most of his career as music master at a girl's orphanage in Venice, writing for his pupils some five hundred concertos. He also wrote more than forty operas. In 1741 he moved to Vienna hoping to make it big, but ended up dying shortly thereafter in great poverty instead.(more )

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