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November 28, 1993 | Rick Bass, Rick Bass is an essayist and author who lives in Troy, Mont. His last piece for this magazine was "Dark Hearts, Wild Things."
I DON'T KNOW HOW TO START, BUT PERHAPS THAT'S NO matter. I am only 35 years old, and the land is more than a billion; how can I be expected to know what to say beyond "Please" and "Thank you" and "Ma'am"? The language of the hill country of Texas, or of any sacred place, is not the language of pen on paper or even of the human voice.
September 6, 1990 | Times Wire Services
Tessla, the 2-year-old filly champion of England in 1988, will make her U.S. debut Saturday at Del Mar in the $75,000-added Osunitas Handicap for fillies and mares at 1 1/16 miles on the turf. "She was trained in England by Henry Cecil and was one of the favorites for the Oaks there," trainer Eddie Gregson said. "I got her last winter at Santa Anita but she got a minor shin injury." The Kentucky-bred daughter of Glint of Gold has won three of nine starts and earned $177,422.
October 17, 2006 | Robert W. Welkos, Times Staff Writer
EDWARD BASS has a resume that would make any novice movie producer envious: four films in two years, with his latest, "Bobby," garnering early award season buzz with its all-star cast that includes Oscar winners Anthony Hopkins and Helen Hunt, along with Sharon Stone, Demi Moore and Martin Sheen.
September 1, 2013 | By John M. Glionna
LAS VEGAS - Nino Frediani stands in his kitchen, ready for an impromptu demonstration of his craft: throwing things into the air with controlled abandon. "This is how a normal juggler does it," he says, launching three small yellow balls above his head. But the 73-year-old Frediani is no normal juggler. After a few rotations, he tosses one ball almost to the ceiling and misses its return. It hits the floor and rolls under the table. "Now, this is how I do it. " He starts again.
April 14, 1996
a blackboard in my mind holds words eye dream-- & blessed are the words that fly like birds into poetry-- & syllables attach wings to breath & fly away there through music, my language springing round from where a bright polished sound, burnished as a new copper penny shines in the air like the quick, jabbing glint of a trumpet lick flicking images through voices there pulsating like strobe lights the partying dark understands, as heartbeats pumping rhythms hip- hopping through footsteps,
February 13, 1987 | ROSE-MARIE TURK
There was something for everyone: style, show-biz flair, camaraderie, nostalgia, friendly competition and, above all, a somber reminder of the times in which we live. Organized by members of the California fashion industry, the event was held last Friday night at the Century Plaza Hotel to benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles.
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