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By Angelo Lopez on September 26, 2010

This October I invite everyone to an art show that I will be having this October with fellow artist Woody Miller in Gallery Saratoga in Saratoga, California. The show will run from October 5 to October 31. They will display their whimsical and humorous paintings and sell cards and prints of their work.

On Saturday, October 9, they will have a reception from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. During that time, you will be able to meet the artists and talk about their art and meet many fellow art lovers. Food and refreshments will be served. Please come to their show.

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By Angelo Lopez on September 18, 2010

Aaron Copland is one of America's most beloved composers. Copland incorporated popular forms of American music such as jazz and folk to create music like Fanfare for the Common Man, Billy the Kid, and Appalachian Spring, which for many people epitomize the spirit of America. Just as contemporary artists like Thomas Hart Benton, Zora Neal Hurston, and John Steinbeck were using material from the American scene to create a unique American art, Copland was similarly mining the culture of America to create an indigenous American music. A great influence on Copland's view of America is his leftist political thinking and the political activities that he took part in the 1930s and 1940s. The book Aaron Copland: The Life and Work of an Uncommon Man by Howard Pollack has a chapter that chronicles the way Copland's left wing views influenced his life and work.

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