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Monday past, in a bid to escape the near-insufferable heat – why does it seem to be even hotter at nighttime? – I rode up onto the sidewalk from the bike lane in a bid to park my bike, I … Continue reading

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All Too Human… And Then Some!

Well, after having been dazzled by Natalia Osipova, there was no doubt what next adventure my soul had to devour.  I arrived at Pimlico Station and enjoyed the cool brisk walk to the red and white gorgeousness of the neighbourhood … Continue reading

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Two Albrechts but what a Giselle!

Second night in London and there was still lots of snow — at least, by London standards; after Montréal where three feet of snow is no horror, 1.5 inches seemed to have arrested London in its tracks — I was … Continue reading

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Here’s to You!

Just a wee glimpse into my magical life where dreamquests are all begun in the groovy comfort of my collapsible pyramid.  I have had a pyramid since 1984 in one form or another.  This incarnation of my dream chamber, I … Continue reading

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Come Celebrate!

Come celebrate with me the launch of volume II of both Merlin and Arvin: A Shamanic Dream Odyssey and A Six Volume Michael Overleaves Appendix at my über chic Toronto apartment this December 22, 2017 at 2000hrs. On hand will … Continue reading

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Four Standing Figures.

Four Standing Figures Lithograph 12.5 x 15 in 11/50 ©1978 Henry Moore Provenance: Collection of Arvin da Brgha Let there be art.  Let there be love.   Back in 1982, Merlin and I were holding up at the Trockadero loft — … Continue reading

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Three Sketches of Fraggle Rock

Back in late 1982, a couple of evenings after rehearsals, I made it home to the Trockadero loft which Merlin had sublet in Chelsea — across the street was a massive green-painted block long edifice at 645 Sixth Avenue — … Continue reading

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Happy Reading…

Recently, I made a quick visit to Montréal to catch the March Chagall exhibition at Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal.  The exhibition closes on June 11, 2017 when I will be away.  For that reason, I simply had to … Continue reading

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Barkley L. Hendricks 1945_2017

Photo Bloke Oil and Acrylic on Linen 72 x 48 inches ©2016 Barkley L. Hendricks Love it! ___________________________________________ Sir Charles aka Willie Harris Oil and Acrylic on Linen 84.1 x 72 inches ©1972 Barkley L. Hendricks Sweet and blissful dreams … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Chef

George Washington’s Chef Oil on Canvas 60 x 48 inches ©2015 Titus Kaphar Truly masterful… love it! _________________________________________ ©2013-2017 Arvin da Braga.  All Rights Reserved.

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