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Saatchi N.Y. Declared April 23 Dress Like Matilda Day

adage.com - Earlier this month, Ad Age featured a story about Matilda Kahl, the Saatchi & Saatchi N.Y. creative who for the past three years has worn a "uniform" to work, after she realized that trying to come...

Sphere signs Felicia Day memoir

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thebookseller.com - Sphere has acquired a memoir by American actress and web entrepreneur Felicia Day, titled You’re Never Weird on the Internet (Almost). Sphere’s non-fiction editorial director Hannah Boursnell bough...

Stream Joseph Gordon-Levitt’s CBB Episode For Free! Right Now!

ifc.com - You got to know him on Third Rock From the Sun. You tumbled for him in a rotating hallway in Inception. You studied oncology to help save him in 50/50. And now, you can enjoy the Golden Globe-nomin...

The story of Jerry Car on Motion Graphics Served

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motionserved.com - Project Featured On: Motion Graphics Served — 4/16/15 The story of Jerry Car Description I pondered the story of Jerry and his jerrycan in childhood but realized it just now Project Info simple min...

Five Creators, One Question: Illustrated

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kickstarter.com - The world of comics is colorful and diverse, exploring universal themes in visually engaging ways. And in this world, comic book artists are the intrepid explorers, condensing huge themes neatly in...

Creative Courage for Young Hearts: 15 Emboldening Picture Books Celebrating the Lives of Great Artists, Writers, and Scientists

brainpickings.org - Jane Goodall, Julia Child, Pablo Neruda, Marie Curie, E.E. Cummings, Albert Einstein, Ella Fitzgerald, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Frida Kahlo, and more. Margaret Mead extolled the value of “spiritua...

Some of the coolest subway performers you'll ever see [video] - Holy Kaw!

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holykaw.alltop.com - Most subway music stinks. There we said it. These guys, however, do not stink. You’d probably end up dancing right on the subway platform…kind of like your dancing right now.

Engaging Philip K. Dick with Gary Panter

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medium.com - I have found myself recently thinking about artists, more consciously about the lives of artists, and, more pointedly: dialogue between artists. Whether, in my own life, working now on making comic...

All Mixed Up! Counterpoint Sings the Music of Pete Seeger

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kickstarter.com - Robert De Cormier: acclaimed arranger and conductor, dedicated for decades to making music that brings people together:                       To record a precious and unique tribute to  Pete Seeger...

G O L D E N G E N E R A T I O N on Photography Served

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photographyserved.com - Project Featured On: Photography Served — 4/16/15 G O L D E N G E N E R A T I O N Project Info meat art fine art blue frame apple Adam and Eva Adam Eva paint golden White Copyright Info Attribution...

I’m walking: JR’s stunning image hits the cover of the New York Times Magazine

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blog.ted.com - The image itself looks laid back enough — a 20-year-old man in a hoodie and jeans, walking through New York City. Except that this image is 150 feet tall and pasted on a plaza near the Flatiron Bui...

Some of Today’s Most Prominent Artists on Courage, Creativity, Criticism, Success, and What It Means to Be a Great Artist

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brainpickings.org - Wisdom from Ai Weiwei, Marina Abramović, Damien Hirst, Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and more. “Whether you succeed or not is irrelevant — there is no such thing,” Georgia O’Keeffe wrote in her s...

Remember These Names: The 2015 30 Under 30 List Is Here

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inc.com - We know how to pick 'em. This is Inc.'s 10th 30 Under 30 list, and we've established a solid track record of identifying future superstars. Since 2006, we have profiled Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg; ...

Moshlings on Toy Design Served

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toydesignserved.com - Description Since 2008, I’ve been the lead character designer on the Moshlings™. These are collectible creatures from Moshi Monsters game and they are now available on various merchandising. To dat...

A Brief And Enchanting Visual History Of L.A.'s Iconic Magic Castle

huffingtonpost.com - The Magic Castle, one of Los Angeles' most prized (and private) landmarks, is the headquarters of a members-only club that is intensely dedicated to the art of magic. Called the Academy of Magical ...

How to Find Your Passion in Life [QUIZ] - Goodnet

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goodnet.org - Do you ever find yourself wondering what your true purpose is in life? Whether you're in the right job, or engaged in the best hobbies to fit your unique character? This quiz combines the leading p...

Writing a Three-Line Poem Every Day for a Year: Yvonne Whitelaw’s Quest : The Art of Non-Conformity

chrisguillebeau.com - This is a quest case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) As I wrote in The Happiness of Pursuit, a quest need not be an athletic struggle or travel adventure. I loved this story of how this ...

The Comic Collective

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hitrecord.org - The Comic Collective is an ongoing collaboration for illustrators and writers. Every Thursday the Guest Curator will announce the challenge in a Curator Video. The community then has until the foll...

Outside the Box - StreetARToronto - Transportation | City of Toronto

toronto.ca - This project is designed to enhance the streetscape by adding works of art to surfaces that are often targeted by vandalism. Artwork on traffic signal boxes functions as a form of communication to ...

Discover, watch & share great independent films & foreign movies | FilmDoo

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filmdoo.comhttps - Three winners will have the amazing opportunity to design artwork for a film release this year with an established film distributor, plus many other fantastic prizes! Enter a Poster Design you've c...

[Premiere] Float Through Alien Islands in This Patch of Sky's New Animated Music Video | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - It may take place on another world filled with alien creatures, but the emotions loaded into Eugene, Oregon instrumental post-rock band This Patch of Sky's new music video for "Time Destroys Everyt...

Theresa Duncan CD-ROMs Rhizome - artnet News

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news.artnet.com - "I wanted it to be a rich literary experience, so I tried to use words and ideas that children might not otherwise experience. People aren't as critical of New Media as they are of cinema or tradit...

Inside The Strange And Beautiful Bromance Of Dalí And Disney

huffingtonpost.com - One was a cartoonist, animator and filmmaker, responsible for choreographing the imaginations of countless growing children with his beloved characters; the other was an eccentric Surrealist, respo...

Film Scoring Competition Form — Blair Brothers

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secure.jotformpro.com - You will need to sign a materials release in accordance with your film being presented on the CreativeLive class. You will retain ownership of your film, and The Blair Brothers will work with you t...

Fox Buys 'Controller,' Based On Saman Kesh's Trippy Proof Of Concept Short

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deadline.com - EXCLUSIVE: Add this to the lengthening list of studio projects bolstered by proof of concept short films that are now driving deals like crazy. Fox has acquired Controller, a project that Alev Aydi...

Grief Work | Academy of American Poets

poets.org - “My friend and I call grief the beautiful terrible because it is a wound that opens you but also shows you the miracles of what is inside you. Rather than try to escape my griefs, I’m trying to rec...

My Week | SumAll

sumall.com - When you enable Performance Tweets, we’ll share your weekly achievements to celebrate your successes with your followers and keep you up-to-date on your recent accomplishments.

Anne Geddes and CreativeLive

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docs.google.com - Anne Geddes and CreativeLive are looking for newborn participants for an upcoming photography event. We are very excited to announce Anne Geddes will be holding a photographic event at the Creative...

Richard Corliss Dies at 71, Was TIME Magazine Film Critic for 35 Years

time.com - Film critics can sometimes be intimidating figures: self-assured, cynical, crusaders for an overlooked masterpiece one week, debunkers of your favorite movie the next. Richard Corliss, TIME’s movie...

YouTube Decade: How 10 Years of Online Video Changed the Future of TV

time.com - In the 1980s and ‘90s, anyone could turn on their local public access television channel and find moms doing yoga, talk shows focused on beer and local sports, or even strippers and porn stars cavo...

Kurt Cobain is Honored in the Stunning Montage of Heck

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laweekly.com - A post-Wikipedia biographical documentary, Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck finds Brett Morgen constructing a feature-length collage of notebook entries, demo tapes, rehearsal footage, home movies, arc...

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest - April 30 Deadline

createsend.com - In the May/June issue of Writer's Digest, you'll find Winning Writers featured as one of the 101 Best Websites for Writers. Says WD, "We've extensively vetted the best of the best online hubs, visi...

What’s in a Name? In 'Figaro,' Plenty

juilliard.edu - What fun—what utter delight—these two capricious artists, Mozart and Da Ponte, must have had concocting their erotic, seductive, amazing comedies, starting with Le nozze di Figaro (1786) and then m...

Who Said It?: Don Quixote Or Don Draper

huffingtonpost.com - Today, every book-adoring Twitter user is paying homage to a certain literary heavyweight's deathiversary. (Ahem, his name rhymes with Gilliam Rhakespeare). Yes, the Bard passed away on this day ce...

NYFA Students Attend Red Carpet Premiere of Russell Crowe Directorial Debut at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood

nyfa.edu - Last week New York Film Academy students received a special invitation to the Los Angeles premiere of Russell Crowe’s directorial debut film The Water Diviner at the historic Chinese Theater. Stude...

What is Your Psychological Archetype Test ⋆ LonerWolf

lonerwolf.com - One very essential part of our journeys of self-exploration is to understand the underlying motivations that drive a lot of our behavior. We have the freedom to pursue whatever we desire, but we do...

Serj Tankian: Where I'm From

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kcet.org - For Artbound's "Where I'm From" series, we aim to delve into the cultural landscape of Southern California through in-depth interviews with musicians, artists, and other culture creators, exploring...

THE ART OF NON-CONFORMITY | Anthony Meindl's Actor Workshop Podcast

anthonymeindl.com - We are all non-conformists! It’s in our DNA. There is a trailblazer within each of us just waiting to be expressed. But it requires us to become a challenge to the established ways of institutional...

Lesbian Couple's Side-By-Side Pregnancy Photos Are Truly Aww-Worthy

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huffingtonpost.com - When North Carolina moms Melanie and Vanessa Iris Roy shared their side-by-side maternity photos on Instagram, they were not anticipating the viral fame that would follow. The couple took the photo...

Why I Chose Juilliard (Again)

blog.juilliard.edu - I wrote first semester about important factors in deciding whether a school is right for you or not. This post may echo some of those same ideas, but as the acceptance deadline approaches for many ...

Portland Animator Bill Plympton’s Cheatin’ Heart

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portlandmonthlymag.com - When it comes to animation movies, there’s Disney, Pixar, Dreamworks and Laika. And then there’s Bill Plympton. The Portland filmmaker has been making his own independent films for decades now—ofte...

Bill Plympton's REVENGEANCE - An Animated Feature Film

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kickstarter.com - I've always refrained from getting involved with other collaborators for one simple reason - I never found anyone who could recreate the characters I see in my twisted imagination. That is, until I...

The Bjorkatastrophe in verse: A girl critic takes her beating heart to MoMA

latimes.com - "Once there was a girl, a girl who lived alone in a lava field in a forest." So begins the audio guide to the Björk retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. It goes downhill from there. Way downh...

Mixed Signals: Why People Misunderstand Each Other

theatlantic.com - In her new book No One Understands You and What To Do About It, Heidi Grant Halvorson tells readers a story about her friend, Tim. When Tim started a new job as a manager, one of his top priorities...

I am not what I publish

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ze.fontainhas.com - I think I might have grown weary of online conversations, I suspect they only go one way. Were it a normal one (read: face-to-face), there would likely and immediately be some kind of palpable feed...

Six Things You Didn't Know About J. Walter Thompson NY's Adam Kerj

adage.com - J. Walter Thompson New York Chief Creative Office Adam Kerj joined the agency at the beginning of the year, taking the reins in the midtown office alongside recently elevated president Lynn Power. ...

Miyazaki’s Movie Posters Make the Best GIFs | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - Hayao Miyazaki may be retired, but artists and fans the world over are keeping his work alive, sometimes with inspired homages, and other times with theme park designs. In the case of reddit user p...

JCC East Bay - 'Leonardo's Brain' and Six-Word Memoirs: A Reflection on Jewish Fathers with Amy Tobin and Tiffany Shlain

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jcceastbay.org - $10 general admission / $8 JCC members, seniors, students Join us for a conversation between Bay Area filmmaker Tiffany Shlain and JCC East Bay CEO Amy Tobin. Tiffany will discuss her late father's...

The Juilliard School - Performance Calendar

events.juilliard.edu - Pre-College Student Recitals (11am, 12pm, 5pm, 6pm) 11 a.m. Paul Recital Hall Senior Dance Production 2:30 p.m. Rosemary and Meredith Willson Theater Pre-College Student Recitals (3pm-7pm) 3 p.m. M...

Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest - Winning Writers

winningwriters.com - This contest was formerly known as the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Short Story Contest. Fiction and nonfiction (essays) are now judged separately. Short stories, essays or other works of prose. There a...

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