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Rickie Lee Jones, “A Lucky Guy”…

   Few voices are as intriguing as Rickie Lee Jones. I recently found a copy of the 1979 Rolling Stones magazine edition in which she appeared for the first time, a few month after her first appearance in The Blue Valentine Album cover of  T. Waits. I have always been fascinated by the characters appearing in her songs and by …

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Seashore Trolley Museum’s – A voyage in the Past

The Seashore Trolley Museum, tucked in the woods away from the hustle and bustle of Kennebunkport village, was marking its 75th anniversary in 2014 by showcasing its extensive collection of electric trolley cars during a series of special events. A “Founders Day” celebration on July 5 will feature a narrated trolley parade and, more significantly, the return of the “Golden Chariot” …

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Memory-Lane.Tv – A new multisensory method for Alzheimer patients and caregivers

Integrative and Mind Body medicine are two fascinating fields in constant development. here is what’s going on in the world of Alzheimer’s and Dementia…Fascinating. Memory-Lane.Tv is a personalized multi-sensory on-demand video platform helping dementia patients and caregivers through the combination of several therapies : guided imagery, music and auditory integration, chronobiology, olfactory stimulation. An expanding library of therapeutic and interactive sessions, stimulating …

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“Daniel”- D. Johnston tribute

Artiste : Antoine Fraval Soundrack : Daniel johnston – the story of an artist Studio courtesy : pamelamoulton.com Production : www.espritvoyageur.net Based on the song from “The Story of An Artist” from Daniel Johnston, Antoine Fraval, a French performer and myself decided to mix, in a very simple way,  the prolific world of this iconoclast artist with his peers, and make …

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International Women’s Night 2015 in Portland Maine

It takes compassion, vision, courage and perseverance to help your community and to be a leader. Adele M.Ngoy is one of the women behind and in front of the scene of the International community in Portland, Maine, as the President of “Women around the World” a not for profit organization. Adele is also a talented and gifted fashion designer, see for yourself in this little …

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“Voyageur 1608” – 200 years of French presence in N. America

From the glacial Winds of Louisbourg, Nova Scotia, all the way to the Golf of Mexico, from Terre Neuve to the Louisiana, « Voyageur » finds his Franco American roots and travels in time. A docu-fiction filmed as an historical documentary, mixing past and present in a new narrative form, this 10,000 miles road movie, searches for a path in the …

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Camden International Film Festival 2014 – Shadows and Sunlight

  Camden Maine, a tranquil, picturesque harbor in mid-coast Maine coast is « must » destination for any traveller. Meandering streets lead down to rustic piers where traditional schooners anchor, islands float on the distant horizon, and grand mansions proudly survey the Penobscot Bay. Camden is an authentic quaint Maine village where fine dining, culture, and local color have found the perfect …

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“Diamond Joe” – Chris Westoff & Mad River Theatre

Chris Westoff is an accomplished artist : Musician, actor, and the director of the Mad river theatre in Ohio, with Mr Bob Lucas. In this stollen little video, Chris performs “Diamond Joe”, based on the recording of John A. Lomax of Charlie Butler in Parchman, Mississippi, 8 March 1937. Recorded in Boston, February 2014 2014 : Mad river Theatre play …

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“The Spring of Bourges” – Music Festival review 2014

The 2014 edition of the worldly acclaimed music festival “Printemps de Bourges” (“Spring time in Bourges”) was for this 38 edition of the event a very unique “pot pourrie” of musical venues. I could only attend for 48 hours of the music extravaganza but what I heard and witnessed was, once again, beyond my expectations.  The Printemps de Bourges has always been the …

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Pamela Moulton – The History’s Seamstress

Pamela Moulton is one of the artistic fairies that can transform anything they touch into a beautiful piece of Art. When you look at her work, it seems natural, evident, so simply put together with time and patience that it immediately becomes a part of you, a piece of your mental imagery. Her magical eye allows her to see what has …

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The Ducs : Abdoulaye, the last Senegalese Riflemen of WW1

The last Senegalese Riflemen passed away at 2014 in his african village of Thiowor; the day before he was supposed to be honored by the french government for his contribution to WWI. The ducs pay him an hommage on this song that retraces the conditions of the Franco-African armed forces during WWI, “the war of the whites”. More than  600,000 soldiers were …