Since 1985, in various formats, SLANT -- an independent voice based in Richmond's Fan District -- has offered its readers original commentary on politics and popular culture, including cartoons and selected sundries. Warning: Sometimes that means satirical content. All rights are reserved.
Tuesday, July 25, 2006
Richmond and art, same as it ever was
Richmonders simply must read Don Harrison’s crisp piece, “Mr. Cabell's Richmond,” which deftly ties the revealing words of Richmond author James Branch Cabell (1879-1958) to the modern brouhaha over the performing arts center folly. It was Harrison's Weekend Without Echoes offering at SaveRichmond.
“The optimist proclaims that we live in the best of all possible worlds; and the pessimist fears this is true.” -- James Branch Cabell from The Silver Stallion