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May 12, 2008
Dylan art show; Donnie Darko sequel; Lessing: Nobel a disaster
A few links noted along the way:
An exhibition of Bob Dylan's artwork, first seen in November. in Germany at the Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz (museum), is to open at the Halcyon Gallery in London's Mayfair June 14.
"The Drawn Blank Series" is based on drawings and sketches made by Dylan while on the road from 1989 through 1992.
Corn-Syrup Price Bolsters Sugar
Without a Wall Street Journal paid subscription, this is all we can read:
Rapid increases in high-fructose corn syrup prices will encourage a return to sugar usage in U.S. soft drinks and foods -- a move that is already gathering steam among consumers -- sugar industry members predict.
Even before demand for ethanol lifted corn prices recently, the nation's smaller soda and food makers began to reject the syrup in favor of sugar as consumers shied away from heavily processed snacks and ingredients.
Dalton Yancey, executive vice president of the Florida Sugar Cane League, said more soda makers are shifting to sugar, with the move based on a trend toward perceived-natural products. Escalating ...
Maybe Coke will taste like it used to again, like kosher or Mexican Coke, made with sugar.
Donnie Darko sequel S. Darko starts shooting May 18, according to ScreenDaily.
Lessing: Nobel win a 'disaster' BBC. Doris Lessing, 88, describes her life since winning the Nobel Prize for literature in October:
"All I do is give interviews and spend time being photographed."
Speaking about her writing, she said: "It has stopped, I don't have any energy any more.
"This is why I keep telling anyone younger than me, don't imagine you'll have it forever.
"Use it while you've got it because it'll go, it's sliding away like water down a plughole."
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Carpet of stone: medieval mosaic pavement revealed. The Guardian.
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