Category Archives: A Minor Cycle

Betwixt Yesterday and Tomorrow

As the days grow shorter and colder, another year comes to a close which is also an opening, and at the NOHspace, A Minor Cycle invites its audience to reflect on the journey that has brought us as individuals to … Continue reading

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The Sword and the Girdle

It is common knowledge, at least in the English speaking world, that George is the patron saint of England. I have long assumed that the English expression “By George!” related to the saint. People also know that George on some … Continue reading

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Antic Beauty: The Art of Greg Giovanni

“I don’t want a slice of life.  I see life all the time.” –Greg Giovanni If you want to see kitchen sink drama, there are places to go for that experience–maybe even Thanksgiving at the home of relatives who air … Continue reading

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Love’s Lonely Vigil

I never saw her, yet I travelled; Faithful as the cock who marks each day the dawn, I carved my marks on the bench. I was to come a hundred times; There lacked but one… (from Sotoba Komachi, trans. Arthur Waley) … Continue reading

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Walled Against the World

Both of the plays in A Minor Miracle 1 involve characters who have deliberately withdrawn from society.  In The Dwarfs Are for the Dwarfs, the dwarves of Narnia have seceded as a consequence of disenchantment:  a vision in which they … Continue reading

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