November’s issue – Past and Present

  Welcome to November’s issue of Synchronized Chaos Magazine! Happy Thanksgiving to our North American readers, and happy fall, or spring, for everyone everywhere. This month brought in highly developed, specific, and very individual submissions, centered on researching and remembering the past to carry it forward, study it, or reinterpret it somehow through art. This […]

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Solo Sundays and WordsFirst – San Francisco’s Spoken Word Resurgence

  Imagine a cast of hundreds, spanning decades, all emerging from the heart, soul, and vision of one spoken word stage performer. San Francisco’s solo series, WordsFirst and Solo Sundays, draw upon real-life material, sometimes performers’ actual lives, to create a blend of storytelling, stand-up humor, and offbeat social commentary, dazzling plenty of unexpecting audience […]

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Determinism, an independent movie project in progress on the USA’s East Coast

  Determinism, an upcoming independent crime-drama film created by Pennsylvania State University’s Ranjit and Sanju Majumdar and New York’s Lynda Hansen, promises ‘gritty drama,’ and ‘suspense, action, and a lesson’ in the words of YouTube’s viewers. The story concerns a South Asian undergraduate, grappling with loneliness, his family’s financial problems, heartbreak, and cultural pressure to […]

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Beloved Grandma Littier – essay by Cynthia Lamanna

  Lamanna’s piece shares her recollections and observations of her Italian immigrant grandmother, who possessed a kind, loyal heart but a fiery personality. Cynthia Lamanna loves her Grandma Littier – and may be reached at cynthialamanna@yahoo.com Grandma Jenny Lyn Isabella; She was/is my beloved Grandmother, that I recall only in the misty early and part of […]

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Poetry – Danielle Searby

  Blurred Svelte little girls are running in circles behind my eyes. When I was blind everything was a blur –      thin ankles looked thick. My hair is falling out with the lines of age, the lies of age and I hear a snicker behind my back. I used to enjoy that snicker now it […]

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Two short vignettes from Patsy Ledbetter

Tori and Mateo Yesterday I taught blind and deaf children. They inspired me. The blind and deaf He’s given joy. I saw the girl. I heard the boy. They offered a gift. I received…I adored…For my sight and hearing I praise the Lord. I can see His creation and hear His songs. I can sing […]

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Kate Leffler – Artist and Bullfighter

  My art is an extension of my forecast into my future using images of the past and present which form my concepts and postulates for the future. Color and movement are integral parts which I use to weave a tapestry of emotion and passion on my canvas. These are life, these are what makes […]

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Sally Larsen: The German Eye in America (and other projects)

  Please click on the link below for an illustrative music video showing Sally Larsen at work in her studio. newworld-show01 San Francisco based artist Sally Larsen is currently compiling a collection of German photography of the indigenous peoples of North, Central, and South America, known as The German Eye In America, which she intends […]

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Another announcement concerning contributors

  Megan Ford, the daughter of the woman who painted “Nesting,” featured in our May issue “Finding Your Place in the World,” sings for San Francisco Bay Area theater productions and musicals, and has entered a contest where she covers a Taylor Swift song and has a chance to meet music professionals. You are all invited to […]

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