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Barber

Samuel. 1910--81, US composer: his works include an Adagio for Strings, adapted from the second movement of his string quartet No 1 (1936) and the opera Vanessa (1958)
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barber

[′bär·bər]
(meteorology)
A severe storm at sea during which spray and precipitation freeze onto the decks and rigging of ships.
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Within Barba's speculative narrative, all of these experts' stories, proposals, and propositions are equally valid.
There is nothing that clearly situates Barba's protagonists in the present; the shots of roping and boats are remarkably similar to the historical photographs (although the artist discovered the archival images only after she had finished filming).
Barba recently remarked that her works investigate a particular social or political situation set against larger historical (or technological) forces to posit a "utopian solution to a problem, a kind of magic which stops time." While this is exactly what happens at the end of Outwardly from Earth's Center, it may be, incidentally, an even more apt description of cinema--if not of artmaking itself.
"We believe that chemistry-based vaccine approaches have been underexplored and may provide opportunities to make inroads into intractable areas of vaccinology," Barbas says.
And that's how Judge Barbas and his wife ended up at the friary just about every Sunday afternoon for nine months, standing on ladders and painting the 8-foot-by-10-foot mural, pausing to share lunches and conversations with Franciscan brothers who became like family.
The irony is everyone recognizes me, and I'm not sure I like it," Judge Barbas said with a laugh.
Judge Barbas agreed he would take vacation time between Christmas and New Year's 2013 to get started on the mural.