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Music I (Mostly) Hold Dear: John Adams

Daniel Asia | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
Daniel Asia

John Adams is one of the most frequently performed of American composers and justly so. Shaker Loops continues to hold its allure. In its well-handl...

Off The Grid

Bethany Thies | Posted 04.04.2014 | Parents
Bethany Thies

There is a difference between reverence for the past and being held captive by it.

Meet The Very Successful People Asking, "Is This All There Is?"

The Huffington Post | Catherine Pearson | Posted 03.19.2014 | Healthy Living

The daily grind. Slogging through. Just getting by. There’s a reason why so many of the words and phrases we reach for to describe our lives convey ...

Artist Profile: Interview With David Crowell, Brooklyn-based Composer & Performer

Joel Garten | Posted 03.17.2014 | Arts
Joel Garten

David Crowell is a Brooklyn-based composer and multi-instrumentalist who creates rhythmically complex music with an easy, almost floating quality t...

'The Lego Movie' Gets An Awesome Makeover With Minimalist Posters

Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

If you've seen "The Lego Movie," then you already know that everything is awesome and the film's official poster is as fun, busy and as action-packed ...

NCCA Kronstadt: After Malevich

j.frede | Posted 04.08.2014 | Arts
j.frede

Just across the waters of the Baltic Sea from where I sit now writing this, the art world was changed forever.

Ghost of a Chance: A New Paradigm for Pop Music Success?

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 03.11.2014 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Ghost's success continues unabated with the release of an EP entitled If You Have Ghosts, which was produced by none other than legendary musician/rock impresario David Grohl (who also contributed as a drummer).

Glass Breaks the Ceiling: Minimalism in Our Culture of Repetition

Yayoi Uno Everett | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Yayoi Uno Everett

How did Philip Glass shatter the ceiling of the classical music industry that had kept high art from merging with the "low" art of mass culture?

WATCH: The Hardest Part Of Becoming A Minimalist -- And How To Overcome It

Posted 12.05.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

After leaving his job in the corporate world, Ryan Nicodemus decided to embrace a life of minimalism. But it took some effort to detach from the lifes...

Stop Overdosing on Celebrity Gossip, the News, and Low-Quality Information

James Clear | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Is it necessary to turn on the same news program every night? Are you living a better life because of watching it? If something isn't benefitting you, then eliminate it.

Ellsworth Kelly at 90

Simon Watson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Simon Watson

Ellworth Kelly, the master of lyrical minimalism, enjoyed his 90th birthday this past month with a trio of exhibitions at Matthew Marks's Chelsea gallery spaces and with concurrent showings at the Museum of Modern Art, in midtown, and the Mnuchin Gallery, uptown.

7 Ways To De-Clutter Your Home And Simplify Your Life Post-Retirement

Posted 05.31.2013 | Fifty

Americans are stressed out, and their cluttered homes aren't helping matters: A recent Huffington Post survey found that 84 percent of recently stress...

Me, A Hoarder?

Catherine Meeks, Ph.D. | Posted 07.17.2013 | Religion
Catherine Meeks, Ph.D.

We watch the stories of hoarders on television and feel sorry for them and we feel proud to not be one of them. But perhaps we have more in common than we realize.

'A Good DJ's Job Is To Look Back'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts

Anyone can tell you who's already made it, but HuffPost Arts & Culture's On Our Radar series is here to tell you who's about to blow up -- and, in som...

'The Minimalists' Journey To A Simpler Life

Posted 02.25.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Starre Vartan: It started with a party. (Don’t all great projects?) This party wasn’t about guzzling beer; it was ...

West Michigan's Largely Unknown Ensemble Gets In The Spotlight

Kurt Ellenberger | Posted 04.06.2013 | Arts
Kurt Ellenberger

Bill Ryan in rehearsal with BillBand In preparation for a Multiple Choice Quiz, read the following press references received by a "mystery" ensembl...

Twelve Resolutions for a Clutter-Free New Year

Francine Jay | Posted 03.02.2013 | HuffPost Home
Francine Jay

Do you ever look around your home, and feel suffocated by all your stuff? If so, the new year is a perfect time for a fresh start.

Kirsten Dunst Does Minimalism Right

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 12.16.2012 | Style

Less is definitely more.

Watch: Teen Builds Mortgage-Free Dorm on Wheels

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.16.2012 | College
Kirsten Dirksen

Total cost was $12,000, but it's debt-free and it's much more than your typical college digs. It has a full kitchen (including a fridge/freezer, sink and camping oven), a sofa-bed he built himself, a nearly full-sized shower (he chopped the top off) and a composting toilet.

WATCH: "Shotgun Shack" Family Remodels Tiny Home for $700 DIY-Style

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 12.03.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Three years ago, this family left their 4-bedroom home to move into a 320-square-foot prefab. Yikes!

10 Signs You're Not as Rich as You Could Be

Francine Jay | Posted 11.18.2012 | Money
Francine Jay

Are you frustrated with your finances? Drowning in debt? Or just not sure where your money goes each month?

Is This Serra Sculpture At Risk?

Posted 08.24.2012 | Arts

A secret among art lovers, "Shift," one of the first pieces by now legendary sculptor Richard Serra, has widely remained off the radar because it was ...

The Marfa Diaries

Artwrit | Posted 09.02.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

At times, Marfa appears to be a mirage. In the middle of a bone-dry desert, Donald Judd has managed to leave the imprint of his own legacy of minimalism and the avant-garde.

Barcelona Industrial Design Pioneer on Classic Craft and Minimalism (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

His family left its mark on the Barcelona skyline (his uncle commissioned Antoni Gaudí to design the Casa Milà), but Miguel Milà chose to leave his imprint on a more modern field of design, dropping out of architecture school in the 1950s to pioneer the field of Spanish industrial design.

Neuroscience Meets Ancient Japanese Scrolls

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.23.2012 | Arts

Greg Dunn is a neuroscience PhD student at the University of Pennsylvania and an artist passionate about Japanese minimalist scrolls. While these inte...