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Robert Hale’s photographs at Portfolio Gallery: “Intimate Encounters: The African-Americans”

From left to right: Gordon Parks and Rosa Parks PORTFOLIO GALLERY AND EDUCATION CENTER PRESENTS: Robert Hale, photographer/journalist, as part of the American Arts Experience: St. Louis WHERE: Portfolio Gallery in Grand Center 3514 Delmar Boulevard, 63103. WHEN: Exhibit runs through November 30, 2011. CONTACT: 314-533-3323 www.portfoliogallery@att.net WHAT? International photographer and journalist, Robert Hale’s “Intimate […]

Mavis T. Thompson, President National Bar Association, feted at Salon 53

Tanner, my 5-year-old-upstairs-neighbor, spotted me as I left of Freida Wheaton’s latest Salon 53 soiree. JGR: “I’m going to a party!” and swirled to show off my coral silk dress. Tanner: “What kind of party is it?” JGR: “The kind where you enjoy good hugs, good talk, and good food.” And, wiggling my fingers, off […]

Riehlife Poem of the Day: Lucille Clifton’s “Wishes for Sons” from QUILTING

wishes for sons by Lucille Clifton from “Quilting” i wish them cramps i wish them a strange town and the last tampon. i wish them no 7 – 11. i wish them one week early and wearing a white skirt. i wish them one week late. later i wish them hot flashes and clots like […]