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Creativity Is Nourished by Conflict

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99u.com - Consider the inner conflict of depression for a famous painter like Vincent van Gogh, or the role of a devastating break-up that inspires a career-making album like Alanis Morisette’s breakthrough ...

The Art of Crafting the Perfect Cover Slide

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blog.slideshare.net - Your cover slide is your presentation’s calling card. On SlideShare and the web, it’s the only way that you can show your audience what they can expect from both a visual and content perspective. I...

Art as a Form of Active Prayer and What Writers Really Labor For

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brainpickings.org - “Immerse yourself in the common ground of the universe so that your true voice — not the egoistic voice that clamors vainly for power (for it will ruin you if you listen to it) — your authentic voi...

We Are All Broken

blogs.scientificamerican.com - One of my most popular comics ever was this one about mental health issues. I called it "When We Are Hurting." This particular comic struck a chord with many because we've all been hurt, and many o...

Embracing the Female Gaze

blogs.indiewire.com - By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood July 30, 2015 at 2:00PM When I started writing Women and Hollywood almost eight years ago, the two things that shaped my feminist consciousness were Mol...

How to Find Your Dream Job (When You Don't Know What You Want)

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blog.creativelive.com - This post was originally featured on the Skillcrush Blog. Do you remember being eighteen and worrying that you didn’t have an answer when people asked you what you were going to do with your life? ...

What Do Your Music Listening Habits Say About You? | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - Music listening stories are also submitted through Harkive's Instagram Listening to a song on vinyl can sound like a completely different track than when played digitally, synchronous to the reason...

What She Said: The Art of Pauline Kael

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kickstarter.com - Pauline Kael was a farmer's daughter. A Californian. A one-time struggling single mother. Friend to many. Lover of the arts. Mistress of the movies. Pauline Kael was an artist in her own right and ...

Career Advice: How to Hustle

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blog.creativelive.com - This is the keynote that I gave at the Hustle Summit to a group of recent grads and young professionals. It’s advice I still turn to daily. People you meet in your field become your colleagues, you...

Secret Rose | Author Orna Ross. Creative Writing, Creative Publishing, Creative Living

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ornaross.com - WB Yeats’s short stories The Secret Rose & my novel Her Secret Rose brought together, in a specially crafted replica of Yeats’s 1897 first edition. The print edition of this unique gift book (500 n...

East Meets West to Share the Magic of Animation

nyfa.edu - New York Film Academy was thrilled to host animator Weiyu Wang (Let’s Wait Together) at our NYFA Los Angeles campus. As an artist in residence, Mr. Wang had the opportunity to create another beauti...

35 Women and #TheEmptyChair

nymag.com - Thirty-five women, each sitting in a chair, their hands resting on their laps, their faces looking straight at you: That was the cover of this week's issue of New York — thirty-five women who have ...

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

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...

Rereading as Rebirth: Young Susan Sontag on Personal Growth, the Pleasures of Revisiting Beloved Books, and Her Rereading List

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brainpickings.org - “Stop! I cannot think this fast! Or rather I cannot grow this fast!” Recently, in writing about astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s answer when asked what books “every intelligent person on the pl...

How to Make Riveting Photographic Illusions—in 20 Seconds | The Creators Project

thecreatorsproject.vice.com - Gorgeous, surreal landscapes that fool the eye are Swedish photographer Erik Johannson's specialty, and now he's teaching you how to make them yourself in hyper-quick YouTube tutorials. With his fo...

An Introduction to the Literary Philosophy of Marcel Proust, Presented in a Monty Python-Style Animation

openculture.com - Those who know the name Marcel Proust, if not his work itself, know it as that of the most solitary and introspective of writers—a name become an adjective, describing an almost painfully delicate ...

Free & Forgive Your Fears: Move Forward With Love & Light.

rebellesociety.com - With love and light I move forward. Forward into the depths of my soul, my life, my true self — my everything. I move forward with love and understanding of who I was, am and will be. An understand...

Creative Tip: Become A Bigger Fan of Yourself

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blog.creativelive.com - You will only get empathy from other artists when you talk about being worried what critics will think of your work. Those who take their art seriously can often be incredibly sensitive about how o...

Jazzed up about music education, Marsalis comes to Castleton

washingtonpost.com - Wynton Marsalis is a superstar in the jazz world: He has won nine Grammys, was the first jazz composer to win a Pulitzer Prize and has even graced the cover of Time magazine. Like many superstars, ...

Jacob's Pillow Presents Jessica Lang Dance in THE WANDERER, July 29-August 9

broadwayworld.com - The Wanderer, "which translates Schubert's song cycle 'Die schöne Müllerin' into dance, is a work of high craftsmanship" (Brian Seibert, The New York Times). Schubert's musical score of poems by 19...

NYFA Union Square Hosts Emile Hirsch, Stephen Dorff, and Polsky Bros - New York Film Academy Blog

nyfa.edu - On Tuesday, the New York Film Academy screened the newest film from Gabe and Alan Polsky, The Motel Life. This was The Bad Lieutenant producing brothers’ directorial debut, starring Emile Hirsch, S...

Incomparable Things Said Incomparably Well: Emerson’s Extraordinary Letter of Appreciation to Young Walt Whitman

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brainpickings.org - “I rubbed my eyes a little, to see if this sunbeam were no illusion.” One concentrated effort I’ve made in the past year has been the regular practice of sending notes of appreciation to strangers ...

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts : 17th Annual Art Auction and Exhibition : 17th Annual Art Auction + Exhibition

bemiscenter.org - The Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts proudly presents its 17th Annual Art Auction and Exhibition on Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 6:00pm. We’re pleased to again unite local and national artists ...

Mental Imaging

musiciansway.com - “To rely on muscular habit, which so many do in technique, is indeed fatal. A little nervousness, a muscle bewildered and unable to direct itself, and where are you? For technique is truly a matter...

A Dialogue with Community Engaged Artists

queenscouncilarts.org - Facilitator Bio Priscilla Stadler investigates vulnerability and change through sculpture and human interaction. Because her work spans studio and social practice, she makes things, invites dialogu...

Logan Paul has conquered the internet, but he can’t figure out how to conquer the world

techinsider.io - Logan Paul knows how to blow up the internet: That's the easy part. When I followed around the 20-year-old earlier this month, he had just finished filming a six-second clip that, with clever editi...

Beautiful Ruins: A Wildly Imaginative Work of Art

huffingtonpost.com - I don't think it is much of a stretch to say that narrative voice is the single most important element in fiction. Let's call it some ephemeral mixture of tone, timing, sensibility, word choice, an...

Bambi & How Not To Fix Everything: I Don’t Know Anyone Who Isn’t Broken.

rebellesociety.com - I have a friend who, like most of us, at times feels anxious, depressed, and crazy. Recently, I received a text, a cry for help, in the wee hours of the morning. I don’t know anyone who isn’t damag...

Celebrate the many unique sides of you with Gillette Venus & Superdrug

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talenthouse.com - Gillette Venus & Superdrug have teamed up to encourage you to showcase all the sides that make you uniquely, YOU! We know that you have many skills and talents that the world doesn’t always get to ...

How To Use Your Head, Again

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holstee.com - Have you ever been among a group of friends or even by yourself and found yourself having immediate questions about the conversation at hand? Like, What year did Titanic come out again? or What is ...

The 'Horror' Of Making a Living From Selling eBooks | Rainmaker.FM

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rainmaker.fm - Voiceover: This is Rainmaker.FM, the digital marketing podcast network. It’s built on the Rainmaker Platform, which empowers you to build your own digital marketing and sales platform. Start your f...

Colin Farrell Opens Up About Rocky Career, Calls Fame a 'Delusion'

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esquire.com - Colin Farrell is a refreshing break from the PR spin most actors give in interviews about their careers. The latest example is his talk yesterday with Tavis Smiley on PBS. Smiley presses him on a q...

US artist Theaster Gates to help Bristol hear itself in first UK public project

theguardian.com - It is one of the most ambitious arts events likely to happen this year: the first UK public project by the lauded American artist Theaster Gates, in which the dramatic ruins of a city centre church...

The Top 25 American Film Schools - Hollywood Reporter

hollywoodreporter.com - This story first appeared in the Aug. 7 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine. To receive the magazine, click here to subscribe. So, you want to be a director. Or a screenwriter. Or a sound engi...

Human Resources | Events | Rooftop Films 2015 Summer Series

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rooftopfilms.com - Human Resources Pivot’s Human Resources is an unconventional, comedic, behind-the-scenes look at TerraCycle, an innovative recycling company whose mission is to eliminate the idea of waste. TerraCy...

COMEDY INVESTIGATION!

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gq.com - Since 1998, when the iconic cable series The Larry Sanders Show went off the air, much praise has been heaped on the final scene of the show-within-a-show's last episode. It takes place after Sande...

#57 - How to be a genius

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scottberkun.com - Geniuses don’t exist in the present. Think of all the people you’ve met: would you call any of them a genius, in the Mozart, Einstein, Shakespeare sense of the word? Even the commonly called genius...

The Time is Now for Chicas Rockeras in Southeast L.A.

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kcet.org - Strings of hand-cut microphone papel picado hang above thirty girls and as many volunteers who dance the pogo. Brown and black ponytails bop around the Friendship Pit in the cafeteria, and do the l...

'The Next MacGyver' Winners Usher In Hope For A New Generation of Female Engineers

indiewire.com - By Jessica Cariaga | Indiewire July 29, 2015 at 5:45PM The Next MacGyver Competition continued its year-long effort toward increasing the visibility of female engineers in the media with an afterno...

How Having the Song of the Summer Can Ruin Your Career

bloomberg.com - By now, you’ve undoubtedly heard of rapper Iggy Azalea, the 25-year-old Australian blonde with the face of a model and a disproportionate derrière that she shakes proudly in music videos and jokes ...

Muralist Eloy Torrez and His Hot Paint Time Machine

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kcet.org - Amid the current uptick in the care and study of L.A.'s historical treasure trove of public murals, painter Eloy Torrez -- one of the best known of the old-school muralizers -- headed back inside h...

The Real 'Happy Birthday' Song Could Soon Make It To Movies And TV

huffingtonpost.com - For decades, characters on screens big and small have been held back from singing "Happy Birthday" to one another by copyright law. Yes, if producers want to hear the song in their final cut, they ...

Unfinished

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kickstarter.com -  What: Unfinished…the inspiring tale of second chances. With breathtaking cinematography, Unfinished is a beautifully scripted tale of unlikely meetings and unexpected connections. In this student ...

Illuminate with Juror Elizabeth Avedon

c4fap.org - THEME | Illuminate All types of subject matter, capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit. JUROR | Elizabeth Avedon Elizabeth Avedon is an independent curator and book + exhib...

Publishing Contracts Matter To Indies Too

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selfpublishingadvice.org - It’s easy for indie authors to assume that trade publishing issues don’t affect them, given that they’ve made the decision to ply their trade outside the traditional sector. English author Jane Ste...

Tom Waits’ Carnivalesque | The Curator

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curatormagazine.com - Editor’s Note: This is an edited version of a paper that was originally presented as part of Calvin College’s Festival of Faith and Music. This biennial conference brings together musicians, critic...

Artbound Special: America Deserta Airs Tuesday, July 28 at 8 PM

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kcet.org - Artbound travels to Southern California's desert regions in this episode featuring the landscape painting and video art of visual artist Diane Best, whose work personifies the creative spirit found...

2 New Efforts In Publishing Diversity: 'Learning From Each Other’s Narratives'

thoughtcatalog.com - We’ve joined the global conversation on the intersection of race and writing. Well, no, it’s not enough, according to the leadership of two major writing communities speaking to the issue. These vi...

Northern California’s First Agrihood Will Bring Organic Veggies to Former Industrial Land | Civil Eats

civileats.com - On land that once housed a tomato cannery, a new type of farm is slowly taking root. The farm is a flagship feature of The Cannery, a residential development in Davis, California, slated for public...

Hell on the Coral Reef

blogs.scientificamerican.com - In a unique stylistic choice in the history of fine art, angsty Symbolist painter Jean Delville chose to depict an allegorical Satan dominating his treasured souls while standing on a coral reef.  ...

Douglas Eby

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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