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Patriotic Movies You Can Watch On Netflix This 4th Of July

huffingtonpost.com - America! We have at least a small handful of great things to be proud of this 4th of July -- not least of all the fact that we can now take selfies in the White House. Well done, all. In the spirit...

13 Ways Artists Around The World Have Interpreted The American Flag

huffingtonpost.com - Happy (almost) birthday, America! We hope you're celebrating this festive occasion with no shortage of beverages, fireworks, BBQ and outdoor activities. But if you are in need of a brief party repr...

How do teens think about body image, beauty and bullying?

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blog.ted.com - Body image, beauty and bullying. In TED-Ed Clubs, students are guided through the process of making a presentation on an idea they feel passionate about — and dozens of students in clubs around the...

A New Word on the Internet - The New Yorker

newyorker.com - Look up: in Forest Hills, on Queens Boulevard and Seventy-first Avenue, atop the Tudor-style building at One Continental, above the Vitamin Shoppe and a palm-and-tarot reader, is a billboard owned ...

How Ralph Waldo Emerson Shaped the American Ideal

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brainpickings.org - Philosophy, entrepreneurship, and what classic spiritual movements have to do with modern geeks. Poet, essayist, lecturer and philosopher Ralph Waldo Emerson, a man of great wisdom on everything fr...

Creative Review - D&AD New Blood 2015: the winners

creativereview.co.uk - D&AD has announced the winners of its New Blood student awards, with three black, four white and 20 yellow pencils going to projects for Nationwide, Airbnb, WeTransfer, WWF, Pantone, BBC, Vice and ...

Taking the “Balls Out” of Indie Movie Piracy

davidwardfilm.tumblr.com - I am writing this as a producer of the indie movie “Balls Out” that was just released on June 19th in theaters and VOD. Immediately upon its release, it made its way onto all the top torrent sites ...

ioby Empowers Neighbors to Transform Their Hoods [Q&A] - Goodnet

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goodnet.org - Crowd-resourcing platform ioby stands for In Our Backyards, and brings neighbors together by helping them raise money to make their neighborhoods safer, greener, more livable and enjoyable. Steerin...

Beloved Composer Leonard Bernstein on the Importance of Believing in Each Other and How Art Fortifies Our Mutual Dignity

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brainpickings.org - “We must learn to know ourselves better through art. We must rely more on the unconscious, inspirational side of man… We must believe, without fear, in people.” “We’ve got to be as clear-headed abo...

A High Schooler Got A B- For Designing The Current American Flag

huffingtonpost.com - For the 4th of July, here's the little-known story of a kid, his impossible teacher, and our glorious 50-star flag. In 1958, a 17-year-old Bob Heft set out to complete an open-ended assignment for ...

7 Inspiring Quotes about Freedom and Independence - Goodnet

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goodnet.org - Freedom and independence can sound like lofty concepts, but how do they break down for the individual? In the spirit of the Fourth of July, we have compiled a list of seven quotes culled from a div...

GIF Artist Peekasso Puts a Psychedelic Spin on the American Flag | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - This week more than most, Americans are surrounded by American flag iconography, blanketing car commercials, bathing suits, and even our own website in tricolored glory. Having integrated them into...

Meet the Real Alice: How the Story of Alice in Wonderland Was Born

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brainpickings.org - “What is the use of a book,” thought Alice, “without pictures or conversations!” On July 4, 1862, a young mathematician by the name of Charles Dodgson, better-known as Lewis Carroll, boarded a boat...

Marriage Equality and How to Cope with Success-Related Losses

hillaryrettig.com - Last week was amazing, here in the U.S. We started with despair (at the murder of the nine black parishioners by a Confederate-flag-wearing white supremacist in Charleston), followed by hope (a new...

Adam Hills' explosive rant at British politicians on The Last Leg

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smh.com.au - Adam Hills' launches a tirade against British politicians on The Last Leg. Photo: The Last Leg YouTube channel Adam Hills' explosive, expletive-filled rant about British politicians' treatment of "...

7 Tips for Photographing Fireworks this 4th of July | Fstoppers

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fstoppers.com - Smell that? It's the once yearly aroma of cut grass, processed meats and the aftermath of a lit firecracker. And as the sun sets on July 4th, you're probably gearing up for an evening of fireworks ...

"Hyper-Opera" Programs the Drama of Performance Online | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - Hyper-Opera is a website created to push our concepts of theatrical performance, interpreting the idea of interactive theater into the digital realms. By landing on the website, the viewer/particip...

Creative Spirit Andrez Bergen

artistthink.com - AT: Welcome to Artist Think Andrez, how do you express your creativity? Thanks, Carrie. I express this through multi-media terms: via writing fiction as an author, through the comic books I create,...

Wise Music to Soothe the Savage Beast of My Mind

huffingtonpost.com - In a world that's always switched on, spinning ever faster, how do we slow down that relentless momentum long enough to find our center? Having worked in large corporations most of my life, subject...

How to write a better novel – BookBaby Blog

blog.bookbaby.com - Writers, don’t panic. You’re not out of a job. Apple’s next major innovation is not going to be the iTolstoy. Please carry on writing wonderful stories for us to read. But, while a computer program...

Llyn Foulkes: The 'Torment' of Painting and the Joy of Music

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kcet.org - John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, Robert Irwin; they're all names that emerged from the 1960s' cadre of "rebel" artists who became household names in the decades to come. But one artist who showed alongs...

Submissions

mastersreview.com - Submissions for our anthology closed this spring and we were blown away by the quality of the writing, the heart behind the stories, the straight up talent behind your work. We want to see more. Ac...

Fireworks Displays-10 Event Secrets for Fourth of July Excitement | The Brainzooming Group

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brainzooming.com - I frequently challenge my team to design an in-person customer experience for an event like the best Fourth of July fireworks displays. Why fireworks displays? Because the best fireworks displays a...

Clevelanders Dominick Farinacci and Tommy LiPuma come home to create a winner (photos, video)

cleveland.com - CLEVELAND, Ohio – Dominick Farinacci and Tommy LiPuma are pretty unassuming characters. Farinacci, tall and thin, has a sleepy shyness that only seems to go away when he puts a trumpet to his lips....

Be a Better Freelancer: Set Clear Boundaries

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blog.creativelive.com - The freedom and flexibility of freelance life does not absolve you from the back and forth that comes with working on a team. In fact, every new client requires a new round of communicating expecta...

The Kennedy Center to Host 10th Annual MFA Playwrights' Workshop This Summer

broadwayworld.com - The Kennedy Center, in association with the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival, the National New Play Network (NNPN)-the country's alliance of non-profit theaters that champions the d...

I Believe in Unicorns - Roxie

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roxie.com - In ‘I Believe in Unicorns,’ a Princess Meets Her Punk Prince Charming The performances are strong, the imaginary visions are suggestive and fleeting, and the film as a whole is swoony, tender, skit...

Chicago Classical Review » Blog Archive » Juilliard Quartet shows trademark vigor and intensity at Ravinia

chicagoclassicalreview.com - Longtime admirers of the venerable Juilliard Quartet can be forgiven for any hesitancy in identifying the ensemble’s current roster. While other luminaries in the American chamber music firmament s...

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Before WIRED, There Was the Eccentric Mondo 2000 | WIRED

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wired.com - When WIRED launched in 1993, few people had seen anything like it. Unlike other computer magazines, it focused on people instead of machines. It was colorful—psychedelic even—at a time when compute...

Photo Gallery: What Exactly Does a Producer Do? - Creative Capital Blog

blog.creative-capital.org - Independent Producer Meredith Boggia will sit down for a discussion with MAP Fund Program Director Moira Brennan on themes and trends affecting artists working in the performing arts as a part of o...

Viggo Mortensen | The Talks

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the-talks.com - Everybody is at some point, right? Humans are inconsistent and that’s what makes them interesting. If they were completely predictable, it wouldn’t be so interesting. And movies that show people as...

Review: ‘Shows for Days,’ With Patti LuPone as a Diva With Depth

nytimes.com - Though she has been known to chew scenery into sawdust, Patti LuPone shrewdly resists making a feast of her high-calorie role in “Shows for Days,” the unresolved new comedy by Douglas Carter Beane ...

5 Quick Tips: Negotiating for Artists - Creative Capital Blog

blog.creative-capital.org - Don’t buy into the myth that getting to make your work is payment enough. Artists have the right to fair compensation for their time. Determine how much you realistically should be paid to successf...

9 Documentary Festival Favorites Streaming on Netflix

indiewire.com - READ MORE: 9 Essential Summer Movies Now Streaming on Netflix After winning the Best Director Award and the Special Jury Award for Cinematography (U.S. Documentary Competition) at the Sundance Film...

Charlotte Rampling | The Talks

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the-talks.com - I think you have to be brave. I think you have to think of being; I think you have to think of being someone. If you’re an actor, you’re going to incarnate a human being. If you are brave and if yo...

telling the truth about what makes us happy

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lisasonora.com - “Her whole life shifted the day she started to tell the truth about what made her happy. Telling the truth about what makes us happy is a simple act. Yet it can seem radical. Once of the biggest ba...

Depth Before Dishonor

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huffingtonpost.com - As we mark the birth of our nation's independence this July 4th traditionally we do so with family gatherings, barbecues, fireworks and beer. I plan to do the same and think it is a wonderful way t...

Review Roundup: THE TEMPEST Opens at Shakespeare in the Park - All the Reviews!

broadwayworld.com - The Public Theater's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of The Tempest officially opens tonight, June 16, and runs through Sunday, July 5, 2015. Directed by Michael Greif, the cast of The Temp...

Modern Family Editor Tony Orcena on the Show's Trickiest Episode

thecredits.org - Tony Orcena has edited 32 episodes of Modern Family, but the one he gets asked about most was one of the most discussed comedy episodes of 2015. This was the episode that was filmed entirely on a v...

Tips for Working with an Accountability Partner in Your Art Marketing

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artbizblog.com - Guest bloggers: Amantha Tsaros and Kathleen Probst Most artists work alone and flourish in their silence without interruptions. This is critical for the creative process. But when it comes to build...

A Camera with a Conscience: Documenting Diversity in America

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kcet.org - Atascadero photographer Joe Schwartz has always identified with America's have-nots: Women. Children. Immigrants. Minorities. "I looked for strong-willed people living in dignity...struggling for s...

Review - Gates of Hell - Plain Talk BM

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plaintalkbm.com - An ancient manuscript that leads to the Gates of Hell. A woman’s revenge for the death of her father. When the last of the Remnant is murdered at the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, ARKANE agent Dr M...

6 Emotional Spices For Drama

johnkrone.com - According to classic drama theory there are several factors that greatly impact a stories emotional pull. Writing a novel that sells millions of copies usually requires an ability to deliver emotio...

[Exclusive] Why True Detective's New Title Is Seeing Red | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - From a shoebox office in Sydney, designer/animator Raoul Marks worked on the opening credits for HBO hit True Detective season one, a job that later won him an Emmy for ‘Outstanding Main Title Desi...

The phenomenon of celebrity fiction

payperazzi.blogspot.com - You may or may not have noticed this trend in past few decades: celebrities writing books.  I don't mean ghost written tell-all memoirs.  That phenomenon has been around for about as long as there ...

Susan Kaye Quinn, Speculative Fiction Author: How I Use Scrivener To Organize Research and Marketing For My Books

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susankayequinn.blogspot.com - I'm a big fan of Scrivener - it's an indispensable and inexpensive tool for professional writers (or heck, any writers, but ones who plan to make money from their work? You need this.). See the tag...

Bully Proof Your Child

stressfreekids.com - “More than 160,000 children skip school every day because they feel threatened by another student.” – National Association of School Psychologists The bully gains power while crushing another human...

Mandy Moore on depression and sensitivity | Depression and Creativity

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depressionandcreativity.org - Along with her success as an actor and musician, Mandy Moore has experienced emotional challenges including depression and high sensitivity. “A few months ago I felt really low, really sad. Depress...

Indie Authors: Six Questions To Ask Before You Self-Publish.

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selfpublishingadvice.org - A while ago, we posed some questions about the qualities that we believe a writer must have if they are to succeed at self-publishing. These are largely questions of character and dispostion, quali...

Mapping Character Change Using Psychological Theory by Phil Lowe

scriptangel.wordpress.com - I’ve tended to focus in this series on personality models which emphasise how different we all are, as it’s generally the differences between characters which lead to drama. But let’s break the rul...

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