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Compilation of information on David Wojnarowicz’s A Fire in My Belly excerpt featuring Diamanda Galás’s The Law of the Plague (from Plague Mass)

  Censored, Censured, but Never Forgotten: Rescuing the Legacy of a Controversial New York Artist by Pia Catton, for the Wall Street Journal Statement On David’s Short Version of “A Fire In My Belly” by David Wojnarowicz Co-Filmaker and Collaborator Marion Scemama, Paris Ant Rap by Tony Phillips, for OUT…

Christian Genocide in the Middle East and Public Apathy in America

Syndicated News Christian Genocide in the Middle East and Public Apathy in America By Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou http://blogs.goarch.org Posted 2015-01-07 20:02 GMT One of the last diplomats to leave Smyrna after the Turks set the great Anatolian port city ablaze in September 1922 was the United States’ Consul General,…

Christian Genocide in the Middle East and Public Apathy in America

Christian Genocide in the Middle East and Public Apathy in America By Dr. Alexandros K. Kyrou Posted 2015-01-07 20:02 GMT One of the last diplomats to leave Smyrna after the Turks set the great Anatolian port city ablaze in September 1922 was the United States’ Consul General, George Horton. Reflecting…

ISIS Attacks Nimrud, a Major Archaeological Site in Iraq

BAGHDAD — The Islamic State militant group attacked the ancient archaeological site of Nimrud in northern Iraq and damaged it with heavy vehicles, Iraq’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said Thursday. It was the latest in a series of attacks on ancient structures and artifacts in Syria and Iraq that…

The 90th Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 17th, 2012 Contact: Bill Theodosakis: (718)-377-4656 Ioannis Fidanakis: (973)-464-0211 (New York, NY) – The Asia Minor Holocaust Memorial Observance Committee would like to invite you to this year’s annual Commemoration of the Greek Holocaust at Three Hierarchs Greek Orthodox Church on September 23rd, 2012. Organized…

HIV Witchunt in Greece

News from Diamanda’s Greek news correspondant and activist Dimitris Korizis concerning the HIV Witchunt in Greece.

NIGHTMARE in news: One third of land in debt-ridden Greece is up for sale

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL: Censored, Censured, but Never Forgotten: Rescuing the Legacy of a Controversial New York Artist

Censored, Censured, but Never Forgotten: Rescuing the Legacy of a Controversial New York Artist By Pia Catton Spanish Translation PPOW Gallery is picking up where the Smithsonian left off. On Thursday, the Chelsea gallery opens an exhibit of work by the late artist David Wojnarowicz, whose re-edited film “A Fire…

Memorial for Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson

Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson, one of the great pioneers in electronic music and music video director for Diamanda Galas’ ‘Double Barrel Prayer,’ died on November 25, 2010. ‘Double Barrel Prayer’ will be shown at MoMa (NYC) in 2011. Memorial by Michael Flanagan Peter ‘Sleazy’ Christopherson has been part of my consciousness…