Even when we earnestly discuss race, usually in the context of yet another revelatory event, we are still avoiding the larger issue, which is rooted in the profound lack of education and consistent access to a complete version of our country's history.
As I enter the home stretch of my series, Women In The Performing Arts, I am struck by the enormous and diverse talents of these remarkable women and the difference they are making in the lives of young artists.
We live in an age of magical thinking. It is a time in which whatever confidence we have that there will be a future for humanity is promised through the wonders of technology wedded to the wonders of "the market."
I'm an NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development grad and a new member of the South Florida club, so I wanted to learn more about the event. I had the opportunity to ask him a few questions.
To me, Woody Allen is an unparalleled artist who has entertained and inspired me (and many other nebbishes) from childhood to present. While attending the Tisch School of the Arts (NYU), my single-minded freshman year goal was to meet Woody Allen.
2012 is the year that technology grows up complementary to the way it is growing out. It's technology that becomes self-aware of its role in the lives of humanity because the people behind it are aware of the higher purpose it can serve.