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The Ultimate Unsolicited Redesign: How One 29-Year-Old Is Reimaging the Bible   

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99u.com - In most cases, a light debate ensues online, hands are wrung, and all goes back to normal shortly thereafter. Such unsolicited redesigns are done in a safe bubble. The freelancer designer who remak...

Watch now: PBS NewsHour | PBS NewsHour Democratic Presidential Debate | PBS SoCal/KOCE Video

pbs.org - A personalized PBS video experience is only a few clicks away. Use one of the services below to sign-in to PBS, and you'll be able to manage videos in your Watchlist, keep track of your favorite sh...

Patti Smith | The Talks

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the-talks.com - Ms. Smith, are musicians these days put on too high of a pedestal for your taste? I don’t believe people playing rock ‘n’ roll should have crowns. We’re not kings and queens. Anybody can play it. R...

Mastery and Mystery

musiciansway.com - “The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery.” –Francis Bacon, painter We musicians have much to master along the road to acquiring expertise. And the demands of practice can sometimes be...

12 Recent Reminders That Women on TV Can Do Anything Men Can Do

indiewire.com - By Liz Shannon Miller | Indiewire February 9, 2016 at 11:17AM During a recent appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Samantha Bee slayed us all with a simple and humble joke about beco...

Yes, I’m black. But an ethnic minority? Forget it | Chibundu Onuzo

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theguardian.com - I confess to mixed feelings on learning that the Guardian and 4th Estate are launching a prize for black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) writers. On one hand, it is fantastic news, particularly w...

What artists actually need is an economy that works for everyone - CREATIVZ.US

creativz.us - In the years since Investing in Creativity, the Urban Institute’s 2003 report on the support structure for U.S. artists, a lot of things of have changed, many of them for the better. More than ever...

Channel 5 rebrands – Creative Review

creativereview.co.uk - The youngest of the main terrestrial channels, 5 was launched in 1997. Like all PSBs, it has a remit to provide a broad range of programming (license requirements dictate a minimum amount of news, ...

Hear and Now: Cut Chemist

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kcet.org - Welcome to Artbound's new music series Hear and Now, where we explore songs with a sense of place. The idea is simple: put Southern California musicians in the locations that inspired a song, and d...

February 20th, 2016 | LA Film Festival NewFilmmakers Los Angeles

newfilmmakersla.com - February 20th, 2016 Schedule: Shorts Program #1 – In Focus: Black Cinema 5:00PM – Pre-Reception 5:30PM – Screening Shorts Program #2 – Love 6:30PM – Pre-Reception 7:00PM – Screening Feature Program...

Sally Ride on Dumb Questions - Blank on Blank

blankonblank.org - If you don’t have 20-20 vision, can you become an astronaut candidate? I always thought that was a big disabling factor. It used to be. Now as long as it’s correctable to 20-20, it’s okay. So you’d...

Interview with Digital Collage Artist, André Sanchez - Jung Katz

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jungkatz.com - How did you get started doing what you do? I started 10 years ago, I’m autodidact. Making digital collage was my passion, I love to compose an artwork with different pictures, mixed with textures, ...

Why ‘Diverse TV’ Matters: It’s Better TV. Discuss.

nytimes.com - “Ladies and gentleman, welcome to diverse TV.” So said Idris Elba at the Screen Actors Guild Awards last month. It was a reference, of course, to the furor over the Oscars’ all-white acting nominee...

Study: Number of Female Protagonists On Screen Improved in 2015 -- But Not By Much

blogs.indiewire.com - By Alice Thorpe | Women and Hollywood February 9, 2016 at 3:00PM Today sees the release of the It’s A Man’s (Celluloid) World report for 2015, the annual study which examines the portrayal of femal...

13 Internet Slangs with Unexpected Alternate Meanings

mashable.com - We've all grown accustomed to the online jargon, shorthands and acronyms that have developed over decades of Internet use. Silly as they might be, most of us are guilty of truncating, abbreviating ...

#WCW: Andra Day

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culturepop.com - The Grammys are just around the corner and we’re rooting for our girl Andra Day, who Ovation was fortunate enough to feature on The Art Of: Music exactly a year ago! Day has the honor of not one bu...

Berlin: Jury President Meryl Streep Says "It's Nice to Be the Boss"

hollywoodreporter.com - Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep lost no time using her first-time role as a film festival jury head to discuss women's representation in the industry and politics. "It's nice to be the boss," ...

Creative Thinking - 5 Ideas for How to Make Money from Your Passion

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brainzooming.com - I had a Twitter question from Charles Westscott about creativity and how to make money from your passion. @Brainzooming how to get paid as a creative is my struggle. What you got? — Charles Westcot...

A Tsunami of Data: Laura Poitras, Trevor Paglen, Hito Steyerl, and More Discuss Surveillance Technology at the Whitney

artnews.com - Laura Poitras, ANARCHIST: Israeli Drone Feed (Intercepted February 24, 2009), 2016.COURTESY THE ARTIST On Saturday afternoon, at the Whitney Museum in New York, Laura Poitras had a warning for her ...

She Passed Away Before Graduation, So Her Classmates Signed Her Coffin Like a Yearbook

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good.is - On January 20, 2016, 18-year-old Laura Hillier passed away from leukemia. She wasn’t able to finish her senior year of high school and didn’t receive a yearbook. So the students at her school took ...

Bring "Thank You For Playing" To Theaters/Screens Worldwide!

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kickstarter.com - Hello! We’re David and Malika, we’re independent filmmakers in Brooklyn and the directors of “Thank You For Playing”. We’re raising funds to bring Thank You For Playing to theaters across North Ame...

Business Musings: Money Talks

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kriswrites.com - Want to know the future of publishing? You’ll find it in TV. I know, I know, a bunch of you just went, “Huh?” But seriously, the entertainment industry is the entertainment industry is the entertai...

Stripped Down Portraits Expose The Vulnerable Side Of Masculinity

huffingtonpost.com - In South Africa, as in most of the world, sexual and violent crimes are most often committed by men. There are far too many individual instances of gendered aggression, and yet the association that...

From Miley Cyrus to Baz Luhrmann, 29 Musicians and Celebs on How They Stream Music

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vulture.com - Last year, the music-streaming wars turned into an all-out bloodbath. Though digital song sales hit a seven-year low, the RIAA reported that digital revenue as a whole had finally surpassed that of...

3 Lessons On How Not To Pull A Red Lobster If Beyonce Boosts Your Brand

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fastcocreate.com - The day before the Super Bowl—during which brands pay millions in an effort to get noticed by the culture—Beyonce dropped her first new single since 2014, and in "Formation" name-checked Red Lobste...

0645-256 Post-Jendi Reiter interview with David Alan Binder - David Alan Binder

sites.google.com - Author Jendi Reiter interview with David Alan Binder  Jeni says: “I am the editor of Winning Writers, an online resource for markets and contests for creative writers”, https://winningwriters.com/i...

How should we support creativity?

theguardian.com - Fancy a creative future? Then look no further than 64 Million Artists, a national campaign that wants to unlock the creativity of everyone in Britain. Throughout January it set short daily creative...

When the Oscars Began, It Was the Women Who Had All the Power

vanityfair.com - In 1928, the year that the Oscars were born, John Gilbert was the highest-paid actor in Hollywood; Greta Garbo, the top MGM star of 1928, was not far behind, and would soon eclipse her romantic lea...

Maris Curran's 'Five Nights in Maine' Starring Dianne Wiest Gets a Distribution Deal

blogs.indiewire.com - By Laura Berger | Women and Hollywood February 9, 2016 at 2:00PM Worldwide distribution rights for writer-director Maris Curran's "Five Nights in Maine" have been acquired by FilmRise.  The drama s...

These 6 Female-Directed Films Rocked Sundance, But Are Still Waiting for Distribution

filmschoolrejects.com - As I was putting together my year-end lists last December, I was alarmed that only two features among my top 10 –The Diary of a Teenage Girl (Marielle Heller) and Eden (Mia Hansen-Løve) – were dire...

Universal just launched its very own advertising agency - Music Business Worldwide

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musicbusinessworldwide.com - Universal Music Group has just launched its own advertising agency – and is asking its artists to come up with concepts to help out brand partners. Creative agency BRING has been founded in Austral...

High stakes for Oregon Symphony premiere from composer Kenji Bunch

oregonlive.com - Kenji Bunch, one of Portland's more vibrant composers, brings an insider's view to the piece he plans to write for the Oregon Symphony's 120th season, next year. Bunch, whose music is a driving ble...

Inside the rehearsal room of the most exciting man in late-night

dailynewsx.com - Monday. 1:52 p.m. Jon Batiste is backstage at the Ed Sullivan Theater, behind a drum kit in his shoebox of a rehearsal room, with four hours to go before tonight’s taping of The Late Show with Step...

Imagining a Rep Cycle

juilliard.edu - On the morning of January 4, the slightly bleary-eyed (just back from break) but excited fourth-year rep crew assembled. There were approximately 50 actors, directors, stagehands, costume, set, and...

Finding Time & Money in the New Year: Opportunities for Artists - Creative Capital Blog

blog.creative-capital.org - We all know that the beginning of a new year is a popular time for setting lofty goals and dreaming big. Resolutions are a great starting point, but making time to put your goals to paper and devel...

Yoko Ono On John Lennon's Forgotten First Love -- Drawing

huffingtonpost.com - "He had a habit of just giving his art away to people," Yoko Ono softly explained, in a phone interview with The Huffington Post. "He was pretty generous about that." Yes, that humble "he" refers t...

Is It Possible To Get Divorced And Remain Business Partners?

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fastcompany.com - Stacey and Jan Roberts were a happily married couple with three children when they launched their Sacramento, California-based Unishippers logistics franchise in 1995. They were both making career ...

'Blonde, fit, smokin' hot': Hollywood producer shares sexist scripts on Twitter

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theguardian.com - A Hollywood producer is sharing excerpts of sexist scripts he gets sent, to highlight the grim state of roles for women in film – as well as some equally dire writing. Producer Ross Putman, who wro...

Where the Wild Things Really Are: Maurice Sendak Illustrates the Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm

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brainpickings.org - It is always an immeasurable delight when a beloved artist reimagines a beloved children’s book — take, for instance, the various illustrations for Alice in Wonderland and The Hobbit from the past ...

Fear is boring, and other tips for living a creative life

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ideas.ted.com - Creativity is a tricky word. Consultants peddle it, brands promise it, we all strive for it, often without really knowing quite what “it” really is. Put simply, there’s a lot of snake oil around cr...

New York City History Is Alive in 'The Bowery Boys' Podcast | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - Part of a series of interviews with the makers of our favorite history podcasts. Photo by Benjamin Stone Photography Listening to The Bowery Boys history podcast is like an intimate hang session wi...

Rick Rubin and Friends Remix the Star Wars Universe into a Dance Album | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - After the debut of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the cinematic super power announced their latest enterprise, Star Wars Headspace, an original electronic dance album produced and curated by none ot...

Kia Labeija Slays in Pillar Point's New Music Video [Premiere] | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - In "Dove," the latest single and video from the band Pillar Point, Kia Labeija catwalks, duck walks, and dips through the streets of Bogotá, Colombia in search of her lover. The music video leads u...

92 Percent Of Students Prefer Print Books, New Study Shows

huffingtonpost.com - According to Banned Books: Challenging our Freedom to Read: "In 1961 an Oklahoma City group called Mothers United for Decency hired a trailer, dubbed it "smutmobile," and displayed books deemed ob...

Sylvia Plath on Privilege, Free Will, and What Makes Us Who We Are

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brainpickings.org - One of our our basic human biases is the tendency to take credit for our successes as a function of our personal excellence and to attribute out failures to external circumstances. Privilege is pro...

CIA teams up with theatre company Graeae for new illustration exhibition – Creative Review

creativereview.co.uk - Graeae is run by artistic director Jenny Sealey. The company puts on plays with deaf and disabled artists, and integrates sign language, captioning and audio descriptions into productions. In 2012,...

Here's Why You Can't Get That Top 40 Song Out Of Your Head

huffingtonpost.com - The switch from slow build to intense release usually happens about three-quarters of the way through the song, according to Metzer. Spurred by an abrupt change of key, the jerky shift in a power b...

"Hamilton: The Podcast" Rises Up To Unpack Our Collective Obsession

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fastcocreate.com - At some point, we all must look deep within the center of our souls and ask a simple question: "Am I a Hamilton or a Burr?" It’s a slimmer spectrum than the Hogwarts House quadrant, but in the year...

This Valentine's Day, Why Not Discuss Organ Donation?

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fastcocreate.com - Love is . . . joining the U.K.’s National Health Service Organ Donor Register, according to a new advertising campaign created to get people talking about organ donation this Valentine’s Day. Throu...

Stitching Together Lives and Fashion in Liberia

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nytimes.com - MONROVIA, Liberia — On the first day that Archel Bernard opened her spanking-new high-fashion-with-a-Liberian-twist factory, some guy pretending to be a deaf beggar came in and stole her iPhone. In...

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