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Rhythm

Rhythm, Joy, Kuumba and Rickie BB

Wendy Silvers | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Wendy Silvers

Rickie Byars Beckwith embodies rhythm and joy. I first met Rickie, or Rickie BB as she is affectionately known, in August of 1999 when I was taken...

How Your Sense of Rhythm Makes You Hallucinate

Ben Thomas | Posted 09.11.2012 | Science
Ben Thomas

A new research project has people seeing ghosts. By flashing an image on a screen in synch with signal rhythms in certain brain areas, scientists are making people hallucinate the image even after it's disappeared. This happens for a simple reason.

The Dinner Party's Successful First Season

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.05.2012 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

We had a hugely success first season of The Dinner Party at the Mayne State, complete with sold out shows and knock-out guests and chefs, and in the fall we'll take our show on the road and broadcast live from Expo Chicago at Navy Pier!

WATCH: Morgan Freeman Teaches You To Rhyme

Zoë Triska | Posted 02.03.2012 | Books
Zoë Triska

When I was a kid, I thought great poetry had to rhyme. Poetry without rhyme was NOT poetry. It was filth, and I wanted nothing to do with it.

The Making of a Novel: The Passage of Time

Jennie Nash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jennie Nash

I just got some very good news: my agent likes my new book idea! Woo hoo!! But -- isn't there always a but? -- she had a very excellent question about...

Heartbeat of Life

Paul David Walker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paul David Walker

The first organ that develops in the womb is the heart. With all our science we still do not understand exactly what animates its beat. But we do kn...