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Duende: The Secret to Stories That Produce Goose Bumps, Chills and Tears

George Bradt | Posted 04.05.2016 | Business
George Bradt

If you want your stories to change the way people feel, unleash duende -- the creative spirit. This can happen in varied and often unexpected ways in your role as storyteller, story curator or story enabler.

Why Audiences Get the Performances They Deserve

George Bradt | Posted 11.11.2015 | Business
George Bradt

Audiences get the performances they deserve. Those paying less attention get less attentive performers. Those listening quietly allow performers to do...

Calling All Minds: Table Talk With Benjamin Moe

Maya Horgan | Posted 11.11.2014 | Arts
Maya Horgan

Benjamin Moe, 21-year-old co-founder and editor-in-chief of Table Talk, sneaks about the dimly lit corridors of a coal factory in rural Jaipur, tacking CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS to the factory's rusty insides.

My Name is Domingo Zapata and I Am an Artist

Domingo Zapata | Posted 02.08.2014 | Arts
Domingo Zapata

Even though I dreamed as a child to be able to live from my art I never thought I had a chance.

Did You Mean to Do That? -- A Traveler's Reflections

Tony Woodcock | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

I love sitting in studio classes, experiencing that unique relationship between a master teacher and a student. It always feels like a privilege to hear and see the trust that has been generated and to feel the intensity of the learning and teaching model.

The Duende of Porn

Nica Noelle | Posted 08.18.2013 | Arts
Nica Noelle

One of the biggest obstacles to society's acceptance of porn as an "art form" is the belief that to perform it requires little talent, skill or training. Granted, would be impossible to argue against this point if it were true -- but I'm here to tell you it isn't.

Soledad Barrio: Duende Is Hard Work

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 11.26.2012 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

Onstage she bristles and crackles like a high tension wire carrying more voltage than it can safely hold. She continues to gather more and more energy with little crescendos that hint at what is to come.

Untranslatable Too

Tamsin Smith | Posted 01.28.2012 | Home
Tamsin Smith

Walt Whitman is by turns comforting and disturbing me today. It's why I sought him out. I'm overdue for a good cage rattling. Time to tip myself si...