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Carnival–better known to Americans as “Mardi Gras”–is the Tuesday before Lent begins on Ash Wednesday. This year it falls on February 17th–next Tuesday. In the meantime, enjoy some season appropriate music!
I say in speeches that a plausible mission of artists is to make people appreciate being alive at least a little bit. I am then asked if I know of any artists who pulled that off. I reply, “The Beatles did.”
–Kurt Vonnegut, in Timequake (1997), Ch. 1, p. 1; courtesy of Wikiquote.