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Noticias Literatura 9-10

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Announcing the winner of the XVII International Contest of Fantastic Microcount miNatura 2019: IN THE CABINET OF DOCTOR TULP by Josep Maria Calverol LLauro ( of Spain)

Book Review: The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

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The Alchemist is an excellent example of the true magic that happens when literary fiction and genre fiction work together.

Asni’s Art Blog: Fireworks

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What better topic to choose for my New Year's Eve post, than Fireworks!

Review(s): The BFI Film Classics Series

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An overview of the British Film Institute's Classic Film Series for science fiction, from Palgrave/MacMillan

Asni’s Art Blog: Warriors, Hunters, Healers, and Death

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Meet grandmother Buluku, Ogum the warrior, Oxossi the hunter, Oxumare the rainbow snake, Babalu Aye the leper who heals infectious diseases, and Exu, Papa Legba or Baron Samedi: trickster, guide of spirits, devil on the crossroads.

Asni’s Art Blog: The Lovely Oxum

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Oxum represents all the traditionally feminine values. But she is also patron of witches.

Asni’s Art Blog: Oxalá, Prince of Peace

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I have often wondered to what extent Tolkien might have drawn on the African pantheon...

Asni’s Art Blog: Orixas of Fire, Storm and Thunder

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Male gods of storm and thunder exist in many pagan religions. It is more unusual to see the powers of sky and weather personified as a female. It is said that in battle, Oya always goes ahead of Xangó, just like lightning precedes thunder.

Asni’s Art Blog: Mother of Waters

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Yemanja, Yemoja, Yemalla, Janaína – the Mother of Waters is one of the main goddesses, of various Afro-American religions – Santería, Voodoo, Candomblé – which evolved from African deities grafted onto Catholic saints.

News That Can’t Wait Till Sunday

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An upcoming book release event - in Sao Paulo

News That Can’t Wait For Sunday: the (Free) SBC Geek...

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SBC Geek Festival August 25th Cultural Center Neighborhood Baeta Neves. Plaza St. Joseph, s / n º, Baeta Neves.

Who Got Cultural Studies In My Fandom?

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Bendições from Brazil!  By the time this post goes live, I will have been in this lovely country for two whole weeks, and will...

Michiko to Hatchin is the Best Anime You’ve Never Watched

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Michiko to Hatchin is as good as Cowboy Bebop. There, I said it. It's also as good as Serial Experiments Lain and Neon Genesis...

Sequential Wednesdays #3 – Death: The Most Important Story Ever Told

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Let's talk about death. As we meander our way through one subplot to the next, it's something we typically don't discuss much.  Death is the...