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Laurie Anderson: Advice to the Young

Louisiana Channel | Posted 05.31.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

"Be loose!" The legendary multimedia artist, musician and film director Laurie Anderson puts it as simply and clearly as that when she here advises ar...

Fabiola Jean-Louis Rewrites History With a Magical Lens

Omo Misha | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Omo Misha

Visual, sculptural and performative at once, the work reels viewers into an alternate realm; one that heroically re-examines the past and thrusts the majesty of African ancestors -- real and imagined -- to the fore.

Infuriated and Inspired, Youth Voices Are Ready to Be Heard

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 02.12.2016 | World
The GroundTruth Project

The sticky May air was as heavy as the protest, and my clothes clung to my body. My notebook nearly fused with my hand as drops of sweat mixed with the ink on the pages.

How Heartbreak Changes Us

Vicki Larson | Posted 02.08.2016 | Arts
Vicki Larson

Love lasts forever. But what if it doesn't? What if we have it and it goes away? What if we have it and it turns into something hurtful? What if we th...

The Odyssey - From Vietnam to America: An Interview with Van-Anh Vo

Andrew Lam | Posted 01.16.2016 | Entertainment
Andrew Lam

Oscar-nominated and Emmy Award-winning composer Vân-Ánh Võ premieres her new musical epic this month in San Francisco, inspired by the experiences of the Vietnamese Boat People.

New Artist Reviews: Lozk

Morena Duwe | Posted 10.02.2015 | Entertainment
Morena Duwe

When sound is arranged in any number of ways, it speaks to various souls depending on its arrangement. Lozk has discovered a way to fuse the organic with the inorganic, creating waves of sound that wash through your mind like a gentle stream.

There is Nothing Dead in This Grandiose Former Funeral Establishment of the City of Paris.

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 09.27.2015 | Arts
Sidonie Sawyer

Its success is real and tangible. You can witness art in various forms glow right under your eyes, and see how art really is a street expression in its best form. Over 60 percent of the performing artists at the 104 are not French.

The Quest for Natural Intelligence in the World

Catherine Cunningham | Posted 09.24.2015 | Green
Catherine Cunningham

Natural Intelligence refers to principles of life and to our lifestyle choices that respect the natural limits and boundaries of earth's resources.

Global Challenges and Blah Blah Blah

Miri Ben-Ari | Posted 08.18.2015 | Impact
Miri Ben-Ari

I've always been touched by socially relevant films and documentaries, realizing the importance of social issues and current events which is the goal and essence of Skoll's production company. However, on that very rainy day in Oxford, seated at the New Theatre, I realized that just like the film and its soundtrack, live music could turn into a very powerful tool to deliver a message about social and environmental issues.

Voyeur Theatre Collective: Millennial Theatre

Isabella Mehiel | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
Isabella Mehiel

Red solo cups are not the stuff of sonnets. There is no poetry in sweaty basements. The millennial party experience has remained a fairly untouched source material for fine art, suggesting tailgates have no place in the theatre.

(R)evolution in Film: Brett Morgan's 'Cobain: Montage of Heck'

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 04.29.2015 | Arts
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

Kurt Cobain has been called the canary in the coal mine of American youth, as well as the icon of the dying Age of Pisces. Yet, there was a legend built around the artist's entrance into "the 27 club" when he committed suicide in 1994, taking away from the timelessness of his universal message.

How One Deaf, Outsider Artist Came To Communicate Through Art

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.10.2015 | Arts

As far as acclaimed artists go, James Castle is somewhat of an anomaly. For one, he was raised on a farm in rural Garden Valley, Idaho and spent most ...

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

An Entry/Exit Blur

Virginia Broersma | Posted 07.07.2014 | Arts
Virginia Broersma

Kiki Seror's work vibrates actively between concepts of seduction, sexuality, privacy and voyeurism, engaging herself and the viewer in moments of intimacy and surprise.

Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

Don't Give Up on the Dream... Just Yet

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 05.11.2014 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

Producers, editors and writers now need to get stories to mobile media in the proper form. This means content is being designed for particular devices. In addition, material is designed specifically for where the user is located.

TOC: Steve Tomasula's Brilliant Literary Time Machine

Illya Szilak | Posted 04.16.2014 | Books
Illya Szilak

We live in a time when the physical object of the book is giving way to an apparently immaterial, eternally renewable electronic version. Steve Tomasula's multimedia novel TOC utilizes the same technology that has fostered this shift to create a compelling work about the nature of time.

Lebanese Media and Elections Coverage in UNESCO Book

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanese-Iraqi Sharro's scathing comments and biting humor came to mind when I wrote about the media's mixed bag coverage of Lebanon's presidential, parliamentary and municipal elections for a just-released UNESCO publication.

8 Secrets to Building a Stunning LinkedIn Profile

Cat Knarr | Posted 04.05.2014 | Small Business
Cat Knarr

My LinkedIn profile got me a job -- and that's just one of many stories from successful job seekers. Forbes reported that LinkedIn is the number one social tool for both job hunters and hiring managers. Here's how to stand out from the competition.

'Nichification' and More Alter Mostly Mobile Classifieds

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.03.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Here's a new one: 'nichification' in classified advertisements. As if they weren't already categorized into assorted and sundry. Except now they're more than the print variety to which so many of us have grown accustomed.

You Will Forever Be Hypnotized By This 'Box'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.25.2013 | Arts

Design and engineering studio Bot and Dolly's latest work is called Box, a project that celebrates artistic and technological advances. In the hyp...

Incredible Multimedia Dance Performance Wows Olympic Committee

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 09.16.2013 | Arts

Fuma-Kai is an incredible performance by Japanese multimedia dance and martial arts troupe, Enra, directed by Nobuyuki Hanabusa. It was shown at the I...

How Pixel Union Built a Business on Tumblr Themes

Greg Voakes | Posted 10.14.2013 | Small Business
Greg Voakes

One business that has capitalized on Tumblr in a highly unique fashion is Pixel Union, a company that thrives on marketing and selling nearly 60 different Tumblr layouts. So how exactly does a business thrive on Tumblr themes?

Innovative Storytelling, Engagement Reflect Trends in Newsrooms

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.26.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Innovative storytelling, audience engagement, and financial flexibility are key ingredients for newspapers to cope with pressures from competitors, bu...

The Source Project and Modern Agriculture in India

Food Politic | Posted 07.20.2013 | Green
Food Politic

How is it possible that we have moved from a free system that enhances our environment to a costly system that destroys our environment?