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Leave Perfection to Those with Little Imagination

Kyrié Sue Carpenter | Posted 02.01.2017 | Fifty
Kyrié Sue Carpenter

(City Landscape by Heidi Parkes) The kettle whistles; a vibrant green powder dissolves into the steaming water, swirling until uniform. The ...

Art Seen Through the Lens of its Architect

Anna Agoston | Posted 12.31.2016 | Arts
Anna Agoston

I am an architect who makes art. My education and practice as an architect have informed what I see, the way I think, and what, why, and how I make art.

Your True Nature -- Perfectly Imperfect

Kate Neligan | Posted 12.15.2016 | Healthy Living
Kate Neligan

One afternoon, about seven years ago I was driving with my boyfriend at the time to LAX airport. And I'll never forget that moment when he turned to me with wide puppy-dog-like-eyes and said in awe: "You're perfect!"

An Artist's Perspective on Inspiration and Making Art

Anna Agoston | Posted 07.21.2016 | Arts
Anna Agoston

My art is of my soul. It is a fabrication of my internal machine, an organic engine powered by my conscious and unconscious minds. It is, however, more visceral than intellectual.

Power Plays by Robert Dekkers for Post:Ballet

Carla Escoda | Posted 01.22.2015 | Arts
Carla Escoda

Like a René Magritte painting come to life, Robert Dekkers' latest assault on the conventions of theatrical dance piles up one absurd image on another in precise, deliberate fashion, leading us rapidly from a vision of tranquil domesticity into hell and chaos,.

An Interview With John David O'Brien

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 12.28.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

In the freestanding sculptures, O'Brien mixes materials in such a way to imply cross-cultural references that span time and location. I've recently had an opportunity to ask O'Brien a few questions in an attempt to demystify his iconography.

Cherry Blossom Special

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 07.15.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

After the message sinks in we are left with the subject matter - hauntingly beautiful images that dance across the picture plane from one side to the middle and beyond like a newly, and quickly forming fissure in the earth.

The Alchemy of Tragedy

Arielle Ford | Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Arielle Ford

James Costello was one of the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing earlier this year. He was seriously injured and he now claims that while this wa...

Don't Become a Survivor: 8 Resilience Behaviors That Help You Move Beyond Trauma

Kathy Caprino | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Kathy Caprino

When you can hold life's so-called imperfections in that light, you'll find that what makes you magnificent is everything you've previously believed is wrong with you.

Wabi Sabi Wisdom

Ken Page | Posted 01.10.2013 | Queer Voices
Ken Page

Relationships go through a constant flow of "rupture and repair." The connection gets broken, and both parties struggle to find the tools to fix things between them. Rupture occurs right at the gap between differing perspectives, conflicting needs.

Food Talks: Wabi-Sabi Pie

Ruth Neubauer | Posted 10.10.2012 | Home
Ruth Neubauer

There are 15 tables ahead of us. We choose to wait of course. Like everyone else waiting outside, it's obviously worth it.

Rewards for the Vulnerable Author

Arielle Ford | Posted 08.30.2011 | Books
Arielle Ford

If you are anything like most authors and aspiring authors, you have an idea for a book and perhaps the title. As you move closer to the process of w...

Why Japan Will Weather This Disaster

Robyn Griggs Lawrence | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robyn Griggs Lawrence

In the wake of such mega-destruction, human nature compels us to think first of our own friends and loved ones. As the earthquake and tsunami ripped through Japan, my thoughts turned immediately to my friend, Buddhist priest Shiho Kanzaki.

Where to Eat on Abbot Kinney Blvd.

Huffington Post | Nicole Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Located less than a mile from the famous Venice Beach boardwalk, Abbot Kinney Boulevard is the artsy, hip alternative for anyone who wants to explore ...