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Return to The Lyric

Part 2: Waxing Lyrical

I’ve returned to the Cinema of my Youth on a cold wet-n-windy October night last week, it was for an evening titled ‘In Conversation with Lucy Skaer’, the 2009 Turner Prize nominated Artist, as she explores her interest in the rapport between film and sculpture; the projector and the resulting spiritual space created by it. Continue reading Return to The Lyric

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Wordle: Typographical Cloud Maps

Wordle is a fantastic typographical tool for generating “word clouds” from text that you provide, or even better links to your Blog. The clouds will then give greater prominence to words that appear more frequently in your posts. You can tweak your clouds with different fonts, layouts, and color schemes. Continue reading Wordle: Typographical Cloud Maps

The Lyric Trilogy

Part 1: THE CINEMA OF MY YOUTH

The Lyric Picture House, September 2011 by Carl Milner

Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood | Image courtesy of starwars.com ©2011

We all have our favourite cinemas from our childhood; some lucky kids had Grauman’s Chinese Theatre on Holly wood Boulevard. Pictured here at the opening of Star Wars in 1977.

In sharp contrast for me, it was The Lyric Picture House on Tong Road in Leeds, built 5 years before Grauman’s in 1922 by Leeds Architects Jones & Continue reading The Lyric Trilogy