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From Ninja Turtle to MMA star

...buster. His instructors, or senseis, were named Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello and Raphael."Even when he was a little boy...names," Richie Whitson laughed. "Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Rocksteady and Bebop, I am sure I am missing...
On Writing: When typewriters roamed the Earth

...crumpled pages overflowing the waste basket beside the desk; no more flourishing the White-Out brush like a veritable Michelangelo.But by making it easier to revise, the computer had the ironic effect of making us worse writers. Instead of anguishing...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...possibility that he might have been strangled."Rwandan opposition leader Theogene Rudasingwa identified the hotel as the Michelangelo Towers and called the death an assassination that fit a pattern of attacks against prominent opponents of Kagame."By killing...
Eight new large-print titles available at public library

...The Fellowship of the Ring." "Michelangelo & the Pope's Ceiling," by Ross...When Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo to paint the Sistine Chapel, everyone in the know was surprised: Michelangelo, while an undeniably skilled sculptor...
Art in a sensual world

Sure, Michelangelo's nude sculpture "David" is art, but what about a phallic money clip or a penis-shaped pull toy? Art can be sensual, but...
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Playing with thick ice

Imagine going to an art gallery and watching the sculptures melt, marble dripping down Michelangelo's Pieta like tears or Rodin's Thinker shrinking slowly in the sun. Walking through the Ice Park in Fairbanks, oohs and ahs...
State Briefs

...making - broke just minutes before it was to be judged Sunday. The sculpture called "Chains" was an interpretation of Michelangelo's David. But David lost his gigantic head and body, which toppled from its frozen perch. This year, four sculptures...
Ancient art, young artists

...past two weeks, the hallway at Floyd Dryden has been an art studio, with drawings, materials and tools set up. Images of Michelangelo's famous fresco in the Sistine Chapel and Mexican muralist Diego Rivera's work are taped up alongside Rohrbacher's...
Feasting for a good cause

...Rice Salad requires three coupons. A Michelangelo pannini is two, and The Bayou's...Oriental foods section of grocery stores. Michelangelo Sandwich This sandwich, a specialty...Thunder Mountain Cafe, is named for Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564), Italian...
Rasmuson gives $90 million on 90th birthday

...Council on the Arts, called Rasmuson ``a modern Medici,'' referring to the Italian Renaissance family that sponsored Michelangelo. ``It's wonderful to see one of Alaska's most prominent businessmen recognize and support the arts at this high level...


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