For Shadrach, Meshach, and Abednego, to bow down to the golden idol
would have been to buy into Nebuchadnezzar's blindness, to close their eyes to the real world, to real life.
The two very young character dancers, Min-Young Cho and Ji-Hoon Yeom, brilliantly sharing the virtuoso role of the Golden Idol
, seemed more at home with their role than did the Solors, and indeed there was quality in the character work, also notable as the various Fakirs and in the second-act Indian Dance, included in this version as are the Parrot Dance and the solo of the Girl balancing the jar on her head.
The Book is heavily visual--and at turns uses that imagery earnestly and ironically--interspersing the American Bible Society's Good News Translation with bold, frequently jarring photographs from around the world and portraits of Western culture's golden idols
. The full-color views into our excesses, our disparities, and the threads that bind us all together aren't light-hearted fare.
I believe history will show that the golden age of the free market and private enterprise was nothing more than a self-serving period of worshipping at the feet of false golden idols
and we the people will be paying the price for years to come.
Emptiness and Cyclic Transformation"; Heather Stoddard, "The Religion of Golden Idols
"; Bruno Pinchard, "On a Suspended Iconoclastic Gesture"; Z.S.
a place where the disenfranchised underdogs of the comics scene can take a meat cleaver to all the comics industry's sacred cows, a rowdy punk free-for-all where courageous cartoonists with balls can boldly tear down all those imperious golden idols
Opening of each of these cavities reveal a virtual treasure trove with valuable ornaments, unusual antique silver and brass dishes and many golden idols
Later, they find a huge city under Mount Rushmore that allows the cast to swing across ravines, scramble through crumbling secret passages and check out huge golden idols
as if they were in a remake of Raiders of The Lost Ark.