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Alan Rickman on Being a Storyteller and Artist

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talentdevelop.com - Like many actors and artists, Alan Rickman is a complex mix of passions and personality. He talks about his love and respect for writing, and the insecurity and self-criticism that so many creative...

Shel Silverstein Duets with Johnny Cash, 1970

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Blank on Blank

brainpickings.org - Few know that beloved children’s book author Shel Silverstein, of The Giving Tree fame, was also a prolific songwriter whose songs were recently — and beautifully — covered by contemporary indie ic...

Weekly Writing Challenge collab

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hitrecord.org - The Weekly Writing Challenge is an ongoing writing collaboration. Every Wednesday the Guest Curator will announce the challenge and the rules in a Curator Video. The community then has until the fo...

My Last Day at Seventeen by Doug Dubois by Aperture Foundation — Kickstarter

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kickstarter.com - Doug DuBois first went to Ireland at the invitation of Sirius Arts Centre in 2009. What began as a month-long residency grew into a five-year project about youth, Ireland, and an exceptional group ...

Welcome To HITRECORD

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt

hitrecord.org - Ya know, a lot of people ask me "What is HITRECORD?" So, I made this new video to explain what it is & how you can contribute to our collaborative productions. HITRECORD is different than your typi...

Flume Rises in the E.D.M. World - NYTimes.com

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nytimes.com - In 2011, a young musician in Australia named Harley Streten began posting electronic dance tracks online under the name Flume. Every morning before heading off to work at a magazine shop, he checke...

E.B. White on the Truth About Writing for Children and the Writer’s Responsibility to All Readers

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time. You have to write up, not down.” The loving and attentive reader of children’s books knows that the best of them are not one-dimensio...

The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live. “This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,” Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent m...

Living Los Sures by UnionDocs Center for Documentary Art — Kickstarter

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kickstarter.com - To those that know, the Southside of Williamsburg is one of the most important Latino neighborhoods in New York City, and it has a lot more than its fair share of the so-called eight million storie...

Stop Apologizing for Wanting Work/Life Balance - 99U

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99u.com - Of course, it’s my travel pics that people see on Facebook…not pics of me collapsing into bed at 2 a.m. and waking up at 6 to resume work. I’m often asked how I manage this, especially being a busi...

The Lists, To-dos and Illustrated Inventories of Great Artists

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - What a 21-point scale of self-confidence has to do with Adolf Konrad’s carry-on and Picasso’s favorite artists. We’ve previously taken a voyeuristic look inside the notebooks and sketchbooks of gre...

Art Talk: Lorraine O’Grady | The Curve | MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

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sites.moca.org - THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2015, 7pm MOCA GRAND AVENUE AHMANSON AUDITORIUM Hailed by The New York Times as “one of the most interesting American conceptual artists around,” Lorraine O’Grady is an artis...

Subodh Gupta Is Not A Pipe

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huffingtonpost.com - Subodh Gupta is having an identity crisis. Depending on which critic you read, the artist who famously turns kitchenware into elaborate sculptures is either Damien Hirst, Marcel Duchamp or René Mag...

Sidekicks collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - Now that's the pleasentries out of the way, as I'm sure alot of you After Effects animators know, it can be alot of effort sometimes to animate even the simplest of things & we have had so many gre...

F. Scott Fitzgerald Responds to Hate Mail

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “The Rosseaus, Marxes, Tolstois — men of thought, mind you, ‘impractical’ men, ‘idealist’ have done more to decide the food you eat and the things you think + do than all the millions of Roosevelts...

Play Along collab

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hitRECord

hitrecord.org - WEEK 19's REQUEST: Listen to THIS AUDIO SAMPLE and REmix it any way you want. * The Deadline for Play Along Week 19 is Saturday, February 28th. The Play Along collab is an ongoing Music collaborati...

Monthly Mentor

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Nat'l Endow f/t Arts

naea.typepad.com - From: Olivia Gude One of the greatest challenges to the field of art education is continually adapting the practices and curriculum of our field to incorporate significant contemporary methods of m...

Film Executive Ruth Vitale Discusses Creativity & Anti-Piracy

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NY Film Academy

nyfa.edu - Noted film executive and anti-piracy advocate Ruth Vitale participated in a “Conversation with…” as part of the New York Film Academy Producing Department’s Industry Speaker series recently at NYFA...

Control our movie with YOUR mind!

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Tiffany Shlain

indiegogo.com - Spend the day on our set, and if you want, you can also be a background actor. Enjoy time on the set, meet the actors, and have lunch with the cast and crew. You'll also get a bunch of cool Revolut...

Gulf Coast Prize - Gulf Coast Magazine

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WinningWriters.com

gulfcoastmag.org - Awarding $6,000 in prizes to poets, essayists, and fiction writers, this year's judges are Sarah Shun-lien Bynum (Fiction), Maggie Nelson (Nonfiction), and Carl Phillips (Poetry)! The contest award...

New York Film Academy - Filmmaking

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nyfa.edu - Film Degrees MFA Film MA Film BFA Film BA Media Studies AFA Film Film Programs 2 Year Film Conservatory 1 Year Film Conservatory Film Workshops 8 Week Film Workshop 6 Week Film Workshop 4 Week Film...

Comic relief for the aspiring writer [comic] - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - Still staring at the computer screen trying to figure out how to get that novel out of your head and onto paper? Grant Snider of Incidental Comics has a thought that could finally get those ideas d...

Get To Know: 'Remix One Direction' Selected Artist DJ 88 Ninety

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Talenthouse

talenthouse.com - Glen"DJ 88 Ninety" Nicholls is probably pretty happy he listened to one of his mate's who told him about the Remix One Direction Creative Invite a few months ago. Since being the Selected Artist, h...

The Indian Queen – Directed by Peter Sellars

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The Juilliard School

eno.org - In this vibrant production, devised by acclaimed director Peter Sellars, the rich and transcendent score of Purcell’s final unfinished opera is reworked around a new text and the inclusion of a num...

The Artist’s Way: A two-day intensive with Julia Cameron

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Julia Cameron

opencenter.org - Two decades ago, Julia Cameron published her groundbreaking book The Artist’s Way, a course in discovering and recovering your creative self. Now in use by over four million people worldwide, the c...

For the upcoming group show “PROTEST” at M16 Art... • Hi-Fructose Magazine

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H. Fructose

hifructosemag.tumblr.com - For the upcoming group show “PROTEST” at M16 Art Space in Canberra, Australia,Fintan Magee created a video work based on an ephemeral installation he created in a Sydney warehouse. For the piece, M...

Virginia Woolf on Writing and Self-Doubt

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - Consolation for those moments when you can’t tell whether you’re “the divinest genius or the greatest fool in the world.” “Bad writers tend to have the self-confidence, while the good ones tend to ...

THIS JUST IN: AGR'r Books Series Regular Role in NBC 1/2 Hour Pilot

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ANTHONY MEINDL

agrnyla.showbizsender.com - 1 Night Intensive with Will DeCamp, Casting Assistant, Manhattan Theatre Club 7PM-830PM or 830PM-10PM Cost: $109 Ages 13 and up Currently Casting for Manhattan Theatre Club projects. Our Policies O...

BWW Interviews: Composer Ellen Taaffe Zwilich Has Found Her Bliss

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The Juilliard School

broadwayworld.com - The compositions of multi-talented Ellen Taaffe Zwilich appeal to a wide-ranging audience in all corners of the globe. Her unique style is instantly recognizable. Her works have been commissioned a...

New York Film Academy – Photography School

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NY Film Academy

nyfa.edu - Photography Degrees MFA Photography BFA Photography Photography Programs 2 Year Photography Conservatory 1 Year Photography Conservatory Photography Workshops 8 Week Photography Workshop 4 Week Pho...

What ‘AHS: Freak Show’ Can Teach You About ‘Type’ | Expert Acting Advices | Actors Reels, Resume Building & Insider Tips | Backstage

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ANTHONY MEINDL

backstage.com - Recently, I was flying back to L.A. from London and had the good fortune of talking to Mat Fraser, a star of “American Horror Story: Freak Show.”  He’s sort of become the breakout sensation of this...

The Current State of Native Theatre

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Nat'l Endow f/t Arts

howlround.com - This week on HowlRound, we are exploring Native voices on the American stage. I have deemed this week: "Instead of Redface"—as our voices collectively question why redface is more prevalent on the ...

NYFA's James Lecesne Gets Rave Review from NY Times

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NY Film Academy

nyfa.edu - As was made quite clear in the Oscar Winning Best Picture Birdman, having the approval of the New York Times is one of the most crucial components of putting on a successful show. While turning the...

Eckhart Tolle On Depression

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Douglas Eby

depressionandcreativity.org - From Oprah and Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth Online Class: Sharon (audience member): I have close relationships to people who suffer from depression. And in talking with them, I find that there’s an ...

New Museum Triennial: Art for a Hyper-Aware World - WSJ

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Ovation

wsj.com - On a recent morning in a studio on the Bowery, talk-show host Casey Jane Ellison had a pressing question for a panel gathered in advance of the New Museum Triennial opening Wednesday. “What is the ...

If only this "Birdman" action figure were real [video] - Holy Kaw!

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Guy Kawasaki

holykaw.alltop.com - “Birdman” did very well at the Academy Awards this year, bringing in four statues in all. This commercial will make you wish that stellar film were real.

10 Brilliant Tips for Writing Fiction Inspired by Famous Authors

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Scott Barry Kaufman

inspireportal.com - It’s natural to want to know where your story is headed or at the very least, know that you are not wasting your time — especially on something as grand as the first draft of a novel — but it’s not...

Music Mavericks : Johnny Cash : Series : Ovation Official Site

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Ovation

ovationtv.com - Ovation's weekly half-hour series that focuses on the most influential stars of modern music, featuring behind-the-scenes footage, interviews, performances, and more. First up in the series is lege...

10 Bollywood celebrities with amazing academic backgrounds!

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NY Film Academy

arynews.tv - You might see them in high flying action scenes playing a ruffian’s character or sporting catchy rural accents. However, these Bollywood stars showed promise educationally as well before embarking ...

Ep 020: “The Business of Being An Author”

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Joanna Penn

bookmarketingtools.com - Welcome to the 20th episode of The Author Hangout, a “Hangout on Air” designed to help authors, especially self-published and indie authors, with marketing their books and improving their author pl...

Henry Miller on the Mystery of the Universe and the Meaning of Life

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Maria Popova

brainpickings.org - “This is the greatest damn thing about the universe. That we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do everything, and we can’t grasp it.” More than merely one of the most memorable, prolifi...

Jordu Schell and How Movies Inspire Monstrous Creativity - Creativity Tech

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CreativeFuture

creativitytech.com - When Jordu Schell was seven years old, he saw The Seventh Voyage of Sinbad and was never the same again. The now renowned sculptor describes seeing that movie’s monstrous creations as “an epiphany,...

Kristina Wong previews The Wong Street Journal - SubCulture

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Creative Capital

subculturenewyork.com - Preview of Kristina Wong's self-skewering new masterpiece set to premiere in 2015 directed by Emily Mendelsohn. How did a not-so-white-savior become a hip hop legend in Northern Uganda? Watch this ...

28 (Better) Things No One Tells You About Publishing

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Scott Berkun

scottberkun.com - The recent Buzzfeed post by Curtis Sittenfeld called 24 Things No One Tells You about Publishing was fun to read. I’ve written 6 books with two publishers and I agreed with much of what she said. B...

Getting Your Self-Published Book Into Bookstores And Libraries With Debbie Young

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Joanna Penn

thecreativepenn.com - In the introduction, I talk about speaking on the Shetland Islands, my article on the rollercoaster of being a writer, and that One Day in New York is now available for pre-order on Amazon, Kobo an...

Opening Reception: Picture/Thing - Events - Center for the Arts - Wesleyan University

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Creative Capital

wesleyan.edu - Thursday, January 29, 2015 at 5:00pm Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Main Gallery Curated by Assistant Professor of Art Sasha Rudensky and Professor of Art Jeffrey Schiff. Opening Reception: Thursd...

Paula Patton to Star in ABC's Arms-Dealing Drama 'Runner'

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Melissa Silverstein

blogs.indiewire.com - By Inkoo Kang | Women and Hollywood February 25, 2015 at 1:00PM Paula Patton is ditching the occasional supporting part in film for a leading role on TV.  The "Precious" and "Mission: Impossible - ...

Bjork On Keeping "Vulnicura" Off Spotify: "It's About Respect, You Know?" | Fast Company

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Fast Company

fastcompany.com - Your new album, Vulnicura, is an account of breaking up with your longtime partner. How does working on such emotional material affect your process? This has probably been the most impulsive album ...

Shawn Parr: Social Entrepreneurship Takes to the Streets

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Peter Sims

psfk.com - BLK SHP believes we’re in a time of reinvention and renewal and will support yearlong fellowships for talented entrepreneurs “A sustainable world means working together to create prosperity for all...

Downton Abbey Season 5: Behind the Scenes of Rose's Fairy Tale Wedding Dress | 8. Episode 8 | Season 5 | Downton Abbey | Programs | Masterpiece

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PBS SoCaL

pbs.org - As the Dowager Countess quipped, "Love may not conquer all, but it can conquer quite a lot." For Rose and Atticus, there was no shortage of adversity to conquer, and it fell on Downton Abbey costum...

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Developing creativity and personal growth for multitalented people. My sites include Talent Development Resources; Developing Creativity; The Creative Mind; HighAbility; HighlySensitive; TheInnerActor; TheInnerEntrepreneur and others.

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