Opera San José’s Tosca: A review by Patsy Ledbetter

I sat in awesome wonder watching San Jose Opera’s glorious Opera, “Tosca” on Sunday afternoon, the 28th of November. The story of an opera diva brought down by the chief of Rome’s secret police, Tosca is dramatic and compelling.  The beautiful music, drama and passion were displayed breathtakingly by all of the cast.  The leading […]

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The Red and the Black – Lessons of the High Andes, by Benjamin Hersh

“Mercy.” The word dripped out between tortured inhalations. Two splattered men stood over a prostrate Spencer Wallace, pale and bloody amid musty heaps of contracts and financial records that lay strewn across the floor. “Let’s bury the bastard alive,” said Lefty. He reached down and with a brusque motion, took the wounded man’s belt buckle […]

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Approbations, poetic sketches by Felino Soriano

Approbations 761 —after Miles Davis’ Flamenco Sketches (Alternate Take) Alone she wore the want of her mirror’s stilled ideology.  Mimesis paralleled her walking fathoms: of hope or harm either recollections natural fractions of day’s independent disposition.  Her scent a dance of secret rhythms, a cadence of misery releasing its topical grip                 combining now’s relevant backward […]

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Hi, everyone! I apologise for the delay in publishing the October/November issue of Synchronised Chaos, but I have been dealing with a lot of personal issues over the past month (moving, exams, computer issues), but the newest issue will be out by the end of the week. I look forward to featuring all of your […]

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SynchChaos September: Fragments of Reality

Welcome to the September issue of Synchronized Chaos, ‘The Temple of Reality’. Why ‘Temple of Reality’? Well, many of the works submitted this month represent facets of real-world existence through art, poetry and prose, through a creative and innovative lens. They are each slices of life, drawn from individual experience and insight. There is also […]

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The Art of Lilian Cooper

Click here to see SynchChaos’ gallery of Lilian Cooper artwork, chosen for this issue. Lilian Cooper is a British/Dutch mixed-media artist currently working from Amsterdam. She is an environmental artist, drawing inspiration from nature to create her beautiful, subtle pieces. Her work includes collages, paintings and drawings. If you’d like to see more of her […]

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The Art of SN Jacobson

click here to see the SynchChaos gallery of SN Jacobson’s artwork SN Jacobson is a photographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area, although he originally hails from Manhattan. His artwork is imbued with a combination of fantastical beauty and raw eroticism. Some of his work incorporates religious themes, as well. For this issue, I […]

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The Edible Ensemble: An Olfactory Orchestra, by Hobie Owen

It’s Wednesday night, and my stomach is once again vocalizing its need to be utilized as an important member in bodily functions. Like a D.C. lobbyist its carefully nuanced ministrations subtly influence my consciousness in the most subliminal fashion.  I am hungry. This cleverly constructed injection of motivational stimuli instills in my mind an impetus […]

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