Today at noon! Bill de Blasio will announce new members of his administration. We are hoping he has finally chosen the New York City Cultural Commissioner; the city has been without one since January 1, 2014, when Kate Levin left with the Bloomberg administration. Show More Summary
The CAPS auction to benefit Stan and Sharon Sakai is in action right now, with some really amazing pieces of art up for bidding, including a number of custom pieces featuring the artist’s take on Stan’s great comic book character Usagi Yojimbo from some pretty heavy hitters (Jeff Smith, anyone?). There are also several pieces […]
[Note: Each month we feature a guest post from a contributor to Poetry’s current issue. Natalie Diaz’s “My Brother My Wound” and “It Was the Animals” appear in the March 2014 issue. Previous posts in this series can be found on the Editors’ Blog.] So, how does it feel to still be writing about your [...]
Kids are naturally creative but we want them to think while they are moving, too! If you are having trouble getting young dancers to make their movements interesting, Maria shares how to facilitate creativity with questions.
I think it’s really easy for anybody to say “we care about quality” or “quality is job #1?. In fact, I just wrote it twice…it’s very easy to do. But actually executing on quality is extremely difficult as quality takes time and care. And it’s hard to argue for something that takes time when all […] The post Jony Ive on quality appeared first on Bokardo.
New app from Spritz promises to help readers read at 1,000 words per minute. News by Riki Cleveland Do you struggle with finding the time to read? As they say, there’s an app for that. Boston based tech company Spritz has developed a...Show More Summary
I don’t want to sound too superstitious, but it seems like there’s a pretty contagious virus floating around, and some of the newest cameras out there today are starting to catch it. In the past few days, three mirrorless camera models fell victim to the light-leak plague, and it’s uncertain whether they’ll be able to [...]Show More Summary
'CSI' alum William Petersen, making his L.A. stage debut in 'Slowgirl,' and Geffen Playhouse's Randall Arney recount a shared theatrical history. From David Mamet's first expletive-laced success in the 1970s to the advent of Tracy Letts'...Show More Summary
For this week’s Tutorial Tuesday, we’ll teach you how to make a simple YouTheDesigner Pattern … Read more posts by Gian Bautista
Five passages on Rashaad Newsome's "FIVE (The Drawing Center)."
Miss Garden retired a year ago, going to the bandit-infested hills of Corsica to "write a book and ride a mule."
As promised last week, Part II of Andrea Rexilius’s essay on Laura (Riding) Jackson and the self is here at last, brought to you by Coldfront. Laura (Riding) Jackson’s most narrative poems, the “poems of mythic occasion” again detail a personal history that transcends any specific self by focusing on human relationships to environmental surroundings [...]
This year’s Doors of Perception Summer Xskool explores what it can mean in practice to move from a ‘do less harm’ approach to sustainability to a practice of leave things better.
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Last year in Harper’s, Mark Edmundson, an English professor at the University of Virginia, delivered a jeremiad against contemporary poetry. He upbraided our leading bards for being “oblique, equivocal, painfully self-questioning... timid, small, in retreat... ever more private, idiosyncratic, and withdrawn.” And then he went negative. This Thursday, we’ll have another […]
A couple of weeks ago, an author in the UK named Lynn Shepherd made one of the more bafflingly boneheaded moves I’ve seen in a long time, by posting a blog on the Huffington Post entitled “If JK Rowling Cares About Writing, She Should Stop Doing It.” Many of you probably read it, and/or saw […]
What is your main reason for visiting web design blogs and other sites offering design related content? Are you looking for inspiration, how-to tips, tutorials or an expert’s advice? All this is very important, but have you ever hadShow More Summary