Staff at the BC SPCA South Okanagan/Similkameen Branch are hoping for the public’s help with getting four year old Riva, a sweet black cat with stunning green eyes, the surgery she needs to relieve her discomfort. Found under a trailer with her two kittens, Riva has an old injury on her rear leg that causes it to collapse underneath her when she walks. This makes moving painful for her and if left untreated, could dramatically lower her quality of life..
Mendez has been a working sculptor for over 30 years. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and studied art in Madrid, Spain. Among many others, his works include: the Mohandas Gandhi Memorial in Long Island, NY; President Theodore Roosevelt for the National Park Service, Buffalo, NY; Hall of Fame Red Sox player Carl Yastrzemski for Fenway Park in Boston, MA; a bronze portrait of Sidney Kimmel for the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, PA; and a sculpture of Danny Thomas for Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN..
“Christmas for years, even back when we were kids, you seen it getting commercialized, and it just wasn’t enjoyable,” Chris said. “It was a Christmas tree and see how many things you can put underneath that tree. Wake up in the morning and an hour later it was gone, you go back to bed and that was it.”.
Leach is facing a charge of felony indecent liberties with a child and was booked under a $20,000 secured bond at the Pitt County Detention Center. 43, is charged with misdemeanor contributing to the deliquency of a minor. She was booked under a $1,000 bond at the same facility.
He was able to create work that has withstood the test of time, and that at times was very dangerous. He was invested in the lives of working people and people who had been marginalized. I’m very interested in Black Lives Matter, and I thought, that’s all I’ve been doing in my career, proving that black lives matter by putting women of color, people of color and folks who don’t get their stories told as often as they should be, on the stage.
The original trilogy was something messy and magical that can never be duplicated. And like Cameron says, The Force Awakens is a movie that Abrams and company deliberately designed to be a big, thick rope of connective tissue tying the original Star Wars movies to these new films. I understand why Abrams and Disney did it this way, and to echo Cameron I want to see where they taking it next.