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talentdevelop.com

talentdevelop.com - Do you hold yourself back in order to get along, make others feel good, or for other reasons? Does your voice in the world represent who you are, and how you feel about who you are? Mary-Elaine Jac...

Bionic Beauty Viktoria Modesta Storms Onto the Pop Scene

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magazine.good.is - This past Sunday, the final of The X Factor aired, drawing in nearly 10 million viewers eager to see who won the wildly popular talent show. Yet the massive audience tuning in was unexpectedly trea...

9 Thought-Provoking Lessons From the Best TED Talks of 2014

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inc.com - The presents have been opened. The guests have gone home. It's time to get into your jammies and snuggle down on the sofa for some well-deserved relaxation and maybe a little TV: It's a Wonderful L...

Gun Amnesty collab

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

hitrecord.org - COMPOSERS: Please refer to these Notes when contributing to the Score for our Gun Amnesty animation. CONTRIBUTE HERE The core music needs for this piece are VERY minimal: The narration covers a lot...

These Fantastical, Futuristic Black Dolls Will Make You Rethink the Toy Aisle

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magazine.good.is - In the now infamous Doll Experiments, psychologists Kenneth and Mamie Clark presented two dolls, one black and one white, to young black children and asked them questions about which they preferred...

Don't Think I've Forgotten: Theatrical Premiere Concert by John Pirozzi & Linda Saphan — Kickstarter

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kickstarter.com - Don't Think I've Forgotten, tells the story of an incredible music scene that developed and thrived during the 1950s, 60s and early 70s in Cambodia, as well as the country's modern history. Cambodi...

Today in Tabs: Good Times ⚙ Co.Labs ⚙ code + community

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Fast Company

fastcolabs.com - BREAKING: US officials: US to start talks with Cuba to normalize full diplomatic relations, open embassy. 2014 was a garbage year, as both Bloomberg graphics and The Nib show in pictures, Vox shows...

ATMOSFERE/ 2014 on Art Served

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Behance

artserved.com - Credo debba essere molto frustrante scoprire o come in questo caso, certificare, l'approssimarsi di una catastrofe e non essere compresi, creduti o ascoltati. Pasolini ci chiariva che la " morte" d...

Video Premiere: Holly Stephenson, "Sunday Morning"

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Richard Florida

americansongwriter.com - We first caught 16-year-old Hollie Stephenson last month at the Hotel Cafe  in Los Angeles, where the soulstress showed she could “deliver a song like she’d been singing them for decades.” Now, we’...

There’s A Head-Nodding Serial "Mail Kimp" Remix Now, Because Of Course There Is | Co.Create

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Fast Company

fastcocreate.com - The international obsession with the This American Life spinoff podcast Serial may be reaching its final days—the last episode of Sarah Koenig's examination of the conviction of Adnan Syed drops th...

What I Read In 2014

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kyra maya phillips

medium.com - 2014 was the year I re-discovered reading just for reading sake. I finally began to think of books as whole experiences rather than just tasks that need to fulfilled. For years, particularly while ...

The Project of Literature: Susan Sontag on Writing, Routines, Education, and Elitism in a 1992 Recording from the 92Y Archives

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “To make your life being a writer, it’s an auto-slavery … you are both the slave and the task-master.” Susan Sontag remains one of the most interesting minds in modern history, with provocative and...

The First Bad Man Store

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Miranda July

thefirstbadman.com - “I am in awe of Miranda July. She is the person I want to be, the artist who feels free to work in any number of media, the artist who is so talented, expressive. The First Bad Man is a book that m...

illuminate - @muz4now - with #piano #improv

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stan stewart

muz4now.com - Here’s the next #quest2015 prompt: Which emotions do you feel most guilty about having? Afraid that others might find out? How could you spend this year trying to be open to the emotional window th...

A First Look at a Street Photographer's New Book, 20 Years in the Making

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MOCA

tmagazine.blogs.nytimes.com - In this weekly series, T’s photo editors share the most compelling visual projects they’ve discovered. “Wayward Cognitions” will be published by Um Yeah Arts in October 2014 and distributed by D.A....

Art is a business – and, yes, artists have to make difficult, honest business decisions | Amanda Palmer | Comment is free

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99U

theguardian.com - The first rule of Art Club? Don’t talk about how you run Art Club – that is, don’t talk about your risks, your losses and definitely don’t discuss your eccentric shortcuts or the expenditures that ...

Dustin Hoffman on What It’s Really Like to Be a Woman

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - Show this to every man, woman, and child you know. Susan Sontag argued that the male-female polarization is among our culture’s most imprisoning stereotypes. Much has been said about how to be a wo...

National Geographic’s 4-Ton Rube Goldberg [VIDEO] - Goodnet

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goodnet.org - National Geographic wanted to show off their new lineup of shows on their channel, and what better way to do it than by building an intricate Rube Goldberg machine? Tim Shaw, the host of the channe...

All the story lines in "Inception" in real time [video] - Holy Kaw! - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - “Inception” is one seriously deep movie. At its height, it’s got four different story line going at the same time, but at totally different speeds. This video shows you the dream world as compared ...

Object Lesson: Two images, two photography roads taken - LA Times

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Nat'l Endow f/t Arts

latimes.com - They are two photographers whose paths crossed repeatedly over the decades, but who never met until a combined exhibition of their work opened at the Yale Center for British Art this past summer.  ...

Curious collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - ILLUSTRATORS & ANIMATORS: Here is the shot-by-shot Visual Request List for our Curious music video. CONTRIBUTE HERE NOTE: Please refer to THIS REFERENCE EDIT when contributing. Also, you can find t...

10 Best Twitter Accounts EVERY Filmmaker Should Follow

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NY Film Academy

nyfa.edu - It’s a big world out there, and Twitter has got it’s fair share of filmmakers and other movie professionals. You can’t possibly find them all let alone follow each and every one, so we’ve whittled ...

Watch Motion Poster of “Roy” Film

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Talenthouse

gujaratheadline.com - Watch the motion poster of Bhushan Kumar’s “Roy”, a T-Series Film. Starring Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Rampal and Jacqueline Fernandez in lead roles. The Film is Directed by Vikramjit Singh and Produced ...

Margaret Atwood on Literature’s Women Problem

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “No male writer is likely to be asked to sit on a panel addressing itself to the special problems of a male writer.” The recent sexism cries over Wikipedia’s segregation of American women novelists...

'Divergent Series: Insurgent' Trailer - The Hollywood Reporter

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ANTHONY MEINDL

hollywoodreporter.com - Tris (Shailene Woodley) faces her inner demons in the latest installment of the Divergent series. The film, co-starring Kate Winslet and Theo James, is set to hit theaters March 20, 2015.  "This is...

Don't Write for Awards - The Atlantic

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Nat'l Endow f/t Arts

theatlantic.com - By Heart is a series in which authors share and discuss their all-time favorite passages in literature. See entries from Claire Messud, Jonathan Franzen, Amy Tan, Khaled Hosseini, and more. Emily S...

Christopher Nolan & Wally Pfister: The Best Cinematography Duo in Modern Cinema?

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NY Film Academy

nyfa.edu - Make no mistake about it – Christopher Nolan is an exceptional writer who has the uncanny ability to bring innovative ideas to a plot while at the same time never straying from established storytel...

Are You Brave Enough to be Vulnerable?

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Scott Berkun

medium.com - Sharing a story about yourself makes you vulnerable. Since stories are about transformation, telling a personal story requires you reveal a flaw, error, or a roadblock that was a difficult to overc...

Andrew Litton to Lead New York City Ballet Orchestra - NYTimes.com

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The Juilliard School

nytimes.com - Before Andrew Litton, who has led orchestras around the world, became a conductor, his first real job was accompanying ballet dancers: As a student at Juilliard, he was hired as the onstage pianist...

Marian Wright Edelman marks 40 years of advocacy at Children’s Defense Fund - The Washington Post

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Tiffany Shlain

washingtonpost.com - Marian Wright Edelman taps the conference table sharply and repeatedly when asked about the debate in Congress over cutting food stamps. She begins to use words like “shameful,” and wonders who rai...

A Real Fictitious Discourse: Weronika Szcawińska

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Nat'l Endow f/t Arts

howlround.com - This week on HowlRound, we're looking at different kinds of theater happening in Poland. In this series, we'll be exploring the historical tradition of the Polish public theater, the ubiquity of Po...

Big Eyes Screenwriters Scott Alexander & Larry Karaszewski

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CreativeFuture

thecredits.org - It’s sometime in the 1950s when Margaret (Amy Adams) quickly packs her things, grabs her daughter Jane, and leaves her husband. In short order she finds herself in San Francisco, applying for a job...

The Best Storytelling Podcasts To Listen To Right Now

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CreativeLive

blog.creativelive.com - As we learned from Vanessa Van Edwards in her class, Master Your People Skills, storytelling is like a special treat for the brain, activating it with endorphins and generally giving listeners a go...

Best of Berkun (my best posts of all time)

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Scott Berkun

scottberkun.com - Here on one page are my best posts, organized by category. If you’re new to my work this is the page for you.  I’ve written 1400 posts over 11 years and these are some of the most popular and well ...

PBS Digital Series Everything But the News EBTN Host Steve Goldbloom talks Season 2

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PBS Digital Studios

oeta.tv - PBS Digital Series Everything But the News chronicles reporter Steve Goldbloom's misadventures as he attempts to cover the startup scene in California. We asked Steve about the new season of EBTN, ...

‘Big Lebowski,’ ‘Willy Wonka’ Among National Film Registry’s Selections

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CreativeFuture

variety.com - “The Big Lebowski,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Rosemary’s Baby,” “Saving Private Ryan” and “Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory” are among the 25 films saluted by the National Film Registry of ...

Revolutions in Storytelling, From Underground to Citizenfour

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Creative Capital

creativetime.org - When one of the world’s most courageous filmmakers hosts a screening of a documentary that she describes as “one of the most courageous films I know,” you buy a ticket. This November, as part of a ...

Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock duo concert at Barbican in July 2015

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The Juilliard School

jazzwisemagazine.com - Piano legends Herbie Hancock and Chick Corea come together for a rare duo performance when they play London’s Barbican concert hall on Monday 6 July 2015 following a series of US concerts in the sp...

Design Alternative Poster Art for Kingsman: The Secret Service

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Talenthouse

talenthouse.com - Ever wanted your artwork to be featured as part of a media/ad campaign for a major film?  The film Kingsman: The Secret Service is not your generic spy movie with a smooth Pierce Brosnan like chara...

10Q's With Joanna Penn - Plain Talk BM

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Joanna Penn

plaintalkbm.com - I’m a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thrillers and dark fiction. My books blend my love of traveling and learning new things with psychology and the supernatural in a fast-paced...

Oscars Announce Shortlist for Makeup and Hairstyling

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CreativeFuture

variety.com - The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences has announced the shortlist in the Makeup and Hairstyling category for this year’s Oscars. The seven films in competition include a mix of fantasy/sci-...

Sundance Institute

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Creative Capital

sundance.org - Los Angeles, CA — Sundance Institute announced today the 12 projects selected for the 2015 January Screenwriters Lab, an immersive, five-day writers' workshop at the Sundance Resort in Utah taking ...

Plus-Size Woman Ask People Around The World To ‘Fix’ Her Using Photoshop - DesignTAXI.com

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TAXI

designtaxi.com - Plus-Size Woman Ask People Around The World To ‘Fix’ Her Using Photoshop The original unedited image We previously featured two journalists Esther Honig and her friend Priscilla Yuki Wilson, who em...

Margaret Mead on Myth vs. Deception and What to Tell Kids about Santa Claus

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - How to instill an appreciation of the difference between “fact” and “poetic truth,” in kids and grownups alike. Few things rattle the fine line between the benign magic of mythology and the deliber...

The Book Nook | Contemporary Living

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Daryn Kagan

contemporaryliving.tv - The Book Nook features author and host Daryn Kagan having casual interviews with authors to bring you the latest on what they’re writing and also to get some insight on the authors themselves.  Bey...

The Return of D'Angelo - GQ June 2012 Profile

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Amy Wallace

gq.com - The massive weight gain didn't make Michael "D'Angelo" Archer see the darkness that was looming. Neither did the hermit-like isolation, the shattered friendships, the years wasted without a new rec...

Best TV Shows 2014: Drama

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CreativeFuture

variety.com - Blame “True Detective,” in part, which helped kick off 2014 in rousing fashion, but the blurred line between “limited series” and just plain old series has complicated the definition of a “drama.” ...

Blank on Blank | Tom Robbins on Jitterbugs

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Blank on Blank

blankonblank.org - [MUSIC: RAFAEL IRIARTE AND ROSENDO PESOA “LIBERTAD” FMA] Tom Robbins: I think when I’m 80 years old, 85, hopefully, I’ll be pushed around in a wheelchair by a red-headed nurse with panty outline. S...

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors | PBS SoCaL National Productions

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pbssocal.org - Executive Producer of Program Development and National Productions and Series Executive Producer: Brenda Brkusic Group photo and Michael Keaton photo: Mike Windle/Getty Images 

Longreads Best of 2014: Crime Reporting

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Amy Wallace

blog.longreads.com - We asked a few writers and editors to choose some of their favorite stories of the year in specific categories. Here, the best in crime reporting. Ashley Powers Freelance journalist in Miami and a ...

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