Tag Archive for avant garde

Empress Joséphine | Happily Ever After | Elusive Story

Empress Joséphine is most often known as the wife of French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte–the irony being that neither of them were particularly French. Josephine was born and raised on Martinique, a Caribbean island in the Atlantic that had changed hands several times between major European powers during the 1700s. And Napoleon was born on the…

Elusive Story | Katrina Van Tassel

Elusive Story | 2019 October

Elusive Story We turn Big Ideas into Human Scale Stories through provocative writing and avant garde photography. This month we’re discarding the idea that the Legend of Sleepy Hollow is merely a children’s ghost story.  And we’re taking a deep dive into the music and lyrics of Robin Cisek. Katrina Van Tassel  |  Spirit of Love…

Elusive Story | Katrina Van Tassel

Katrina Van Tassel | Spirit of Love | Elusive Story

Elusive Story. Katrina Van Tassel. “Help! Help!  I can’t breathe!” Ludwig raced to my side.  <<Es wird dir gut gehen.>>  “You’re going to be fine.” As I awoke my eyes searched Ludwig’s eyes.  “It happened again.  When are we?” “Just where we were moments ago.” “Not where but when?” I slowly asked again. “1787.” To…

Katrina Van Tassel | Social Liberals | Elusive Story

In Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Katrina Van Tassel is the 18-year-old women who is the subject of Ichabod Crane’s and Abraham Van Brunt’s affections. And that’s pretty much it. But what if she played a much larger role in the story, one that helped to establish the philosophy of Social Liberals via Oxford…