PANTSULA: THE COOLEST DANCE YOU’VE NEVER HEARD OF AT UCLA’S FOWLER MUSEUM

PANTSULA

UCLA’s Fowler Museum is a gem. You’re always assured of seeing an exhibit that’s unusual, revivifying and interesting. The museum focuses on art and cultural artifacts from Asia, the Pacific, Africa, and the Americas, both historical and contemporary. If you’re mad, as I am, for masks, totems, puppets, jewelry, carved tusks, retablos, ex-votos and Japanese […]

LIGHT UPON THE SCAFFOLD: THE PRISON LETTERS OF JACQUES FESCH

Servant of God Jacques Fesch (1930-1957), a murderer who spent three years and eight months in solitary confinement, experienced a profound conversion before his execution by guillotine in a French prison. Light Upon the Scaffold, edited by Augustin-Michel Lemonnier and translated by Matthew J. O’Connell, is the title of his collected prison letters. Jacques’ father, […]