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Guardians Of The Past - A Trip To The Osmotheque

by Persolaise, 28th March, 2014

For a moment, I wonder if the thing is going to leap out and attack me. Curled into the base of a steel box, it's a tangle of what looks like fur, claws and hide. It could be a piece of a garish Halloween costume. Or the remnants of some very strange Biology experiment gone wrong. I stare at it for a moment. And then, reassured that i…

The Interpreter of Accords: Profile on Laurent Assoulen

by Marian Bendeth, 27th July, 2007

Laurent Assoulen has a sensorial calling; the composition of music and the interpretations of perfume which both fill the air and soul with a thousand stories.As a young French boy living in Lyon, France, Assoulen was greatly influenced by a rich tapestry of music, the eagerness to play piano and his Algerian/Sefaradic roots. The budding…