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“Images of the Secret Self”. ART MUSIC & Comics May 30th

Great show, new work, awesome music and more!

YES, this event is FREE!

Sky High Comics 172 S. Rancho Santa Fe Rd. San Marcos, Ca. 92078

MAY 30th, 7-10pm

Music by Bushwalla

Images of the Secret Self. Art Music Comic  Show.
Images of the Secret Self. Art Music Comic Show.

ART by LOCAL SAN DIEGO ARTISTS.

Goodies by Elizabethan Desserts

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Bearded Venus “She Shines Strongly”

 

bearded venus by Jeanette Vieira

bearded venus by Jeanette Vieira

 

 

 

Could Venus really have been bald and bearded?

We may never know.

However ‘living’ bearded woman such as Zenobia whom have had strong, independent character combined with exotic sexual appeal makes this Venus all the more Mytho-rific.  I choose to believe the lore! 

 

Excerpt from “Folk Lore. Transactions of the Folk-Lore Society” 1945.

The Bearded Venus (text) by Alexander H Krappe.

In an interesting study published in France a few years before the First World War, the late Morris Jastrow commented on a curious passage occurring in a hymn to the goddess Istar and reading: “She has a beard like the god Asur.” This text has long been used to

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