A variety of performances including Dragon dance and Martial arts, Malaysian dance and music, Chinese dance, Philippines choral group, story telling and puppetry, bamboo dance demonstration, and displays to celebrate the richness of Asian cultural traditions. Now living in Mount Washington, Feather—a performer, composer, inventor, and instrument maker—is still hearing music in unlikely places.
Neil Feather Instrument Maker There was a little airport near the town in western Pennsylvania where Neil Feather grew up, and when the propeller planes flew overhead, he would stop and listen to their roar, thrilled by how the sounds bounced off the clouds.
He’s been known to incorporate the rhythms of motorcycle engines, the drone of wind, and the soundtracks of Spaghetti Western films into his work.
It was as long ago as 1859 that John Stuart Mill suggested we might try to establish “some rule or criterion whereby the justifiableness of intervening in the affairs of other countries, and (what is sometimes fully as questionable) the justifiableness of refraining from intervention, may be brought to a definite and rational test”.
A century and a half later we are no closer to establishing this rulebook for intervention, though we do find ourselves rehearsing remarkably similar dilemmas.
At TLC we work with an excellent team of highly skilled editors, who assess work written in English by writers at all levels, from novice to published, across fiction, non-fiction, short stories, poetry, scripts and screenplays.
Many of our readers have received particular acclaim.
Jane is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
She is particularly interested in genre fiction, and in helping writers to develop their individual, creative voice.
The self-described “sound mechanic” started building instruments in high school and continued doing so as an art student at Pennsylvania State University in the 1970s.
While experimenting with strings, steel, weight, wood, and tension in sculptures, he accidentally discovered that his creations made sound.
Considerable time has passed since the first printing of this volume, but it is significant that it has meaning and direct implications for today's consideration.