masks

Good News
Jim Morrison said, "The most important kind of freedom is to be what you really are. You trade in your reality for a role
Arts & Culture
Phyllis Galembo captures the magic of masquerade.
The WorldPost
"I think in 2016 this mask will completely sell out," the manager said.
GPS for the Soul
I never did find the papers I was looking for, but they didn't seem so critically important anymore. What is important is that as fellow human beings, we take the time to look a little deeper, hold those glances a little longer, and hold out our hands a little more often.
Queer Voices
How many people still wear the masks they put on in childhood, believing these masks will keep them safe from harm? I wore so many, for so long, that I almost believed that I was not wearing one at all; such was my self-deception.
Travel
I recall meeting with one of my former colleagues at a University where we were both Professors. We were talking about obesity and how it is viewed culturally in the U.S. vs. some other countries. I began to tell her about this wonderful place called Fiji, where the women dancers, as an example, for the most part, are large, in terms of weight, in comparison to what the U.S. considers the standard of beauty, in terms of size.
The WorldPost
For many Beijing residents face masks have become a routine cold-weather accessory.
Religion
What if Halloween were a time to become more aware of the masks we are already wearing? What if the permission we are given to dress up in alternate personalities is meant to serve as a reminder that we are already dressed up?
Women
We are smart people. We think by perfecting our roles, we will win at the game of life. But roles are somewhat fake versions of us.
New York
Costumes, candy and company -- the perfect way to spend a splendid Halloween. Take the scare out of shopping for this most frightening of nights by checking out my latest list of stores, where you'll be treated to all you need for your creepy costume.
Business
Why a company would go to such extreme (and unsettling) measures to shield the emotions of their employees is a mystery. Perhaps they're taking the phrase "office drones" a bit too seriously.
Culture & Arts
The exhibition runs until Sept. 7, 2015, at the Seattle Art Museum, and then will travel to the Fowler Museum at UCLA from
Culture & Arts
"Becoming Another: The Power of Masks" runs until February 8, 2016 at the Rubin Museum of Art in New York. Mask Horned, American
Latino Voices
The mask that hides me, a man dressed as a woman who plays a Chicana who believes she is a star, is like the many masks we wear in our daily lives. We wear them for various locations, times and situations: when we are reproaching our children, talking with colleagues, asking our boss for a raise or a favor to our next-door neighbor, making a comment on Facebook....
Culture & Arts
The first carnival of the year in Spain is La Vijanera, which draws thousands of people to the Cantabrian town of Silió on
Culture & Arts
Bong Jung Kim has a very deliberate and consistent way of working. His intention, which is navigated through bold combinations and contentious juxtapositions of symbols, mixes metaphors as he vies for a deeper cord in our psyches.