Category Archives: Award-winning artist

Soar Higher Still!

Al Jarreau 12/3/40<O>12/2/17 Sweet and blissful dreams, you ravishingly beautiful soul!   I love you more… _______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.   Advertisements

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Put Your Complaints ‘Ere

Put Your Complaints ‘ere Lithograph 41 x 29 inc Edition: 13/67 ©2002 Robert Davidson Provenance: Collection Arvin da Braga. My but this makes me purr…  Lovely way to start Black History Month.   ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights … Continue reading

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In Celebration of Merlin!

Earlier this week, in celebration of the anniversary today of Merlin’s passing, I attended two performances of the Berliner Philharmoniker at Toronto’s Roy Thomson Hall.  On Tuesday evening, the mixed programme concluded with Gustav Mahler’s Symphony No. 7, E Minor … Continue reading

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I Love You Ollie! Happy Birthday!

Hymn To Freedom Oscar Peterson & Oliver Jones at Festival International de Jazz de Montréal, 2004.   Happy Birthday Oliver…  I have got no end of mad love for you, Sir! ___________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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The Teacher.

The Teacher.   Oil on Canvas ©2004 Wim Heldens. Provenance:  Private Collection New York City. http://www.wimheldens.com/   This was Wim’s first painting of Ariq Robinson his lover…  truly glorious. _______________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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Prince.

Prince  7/6/58<O>21/4/2016 The fragment who is most commonly known simply as Prince has also had an illustrious past as a performing artist.  However, his first life in the music world was as one of the many children of Johann and … Continue reading

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Miles Ahead!

___________________________________ Davis III, Miles Dewey 26/5/26 <0> 28/9/91 This fragment was a second level old artisan – second incarnation at this level.  He had a mode of observation with a goal of stagnation, a spiritualist in the moving part of … Continue reading

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Because It’s April Fools, That’s Why!

That aside, I can’t wait for La Streep’s upcoming turn as Florence Foster Jenkins… until next month, this will have to do for April Fools! ______________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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State of the Republican Union…

…How Donald Trump raised a ruckus whilst making America great again – warts and (crossing-burning) all… Oh what ever shall they do? http://on.msnbc.com/216LD9Q Go on Bubba, just burn the barn down Trumpty Dumpty! _______________________________ ©2013-2017.  Arvin da Braga.  All Rights … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite!

By far, one of the funniest Academy Awards Opening monologues.  Leading up to last night’s awards, I was a bit apprehensive about how the whole race row would pan out.  I think that Chris Rock did a fantastic job and … Continue reading

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