Today's post brings you the trailer for the new Mark Levinson documentary "Particle Fever". A celebration of scientific research, innovation, experimentation, and discovery, the film documents efforts to "unravel the mysteries of the universe".
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This week, as I dug into my writing, I got to the point most of us get to when we feel bogged down by the work. Suddenly my shiny, new idea was mired in a couple really bad first chapters. In fear of failure, I found distraction in other projects. I haven't yet abandoned my manuscript. Despite the mess that faces…Continue
Today's Wednesday Wonder is Rowan LeComte, designer of Washington National Cathedral's stained glass windows. LeComte died February 11. I've included a video excerpt from a documentary about LeComte and his legacy.
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Monday Muse looks at poet and writer Fleda Brown's project with sculptor Bill Allen: "ConTEXTure: A Conversation Between Artists in Two Forms":
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Today I'm at Escape Into Life, the online arts magazine, where I've posted a new Artist Watch feature on the marvelous "storyteller" in art Cathie Bleck:
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I've posted the "found" poem "Morning Tea":
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Today's short is the introduction to Robert Plant's documentary series "Zirka", filmed primarily during his journey to and from Mali. "Zirka" has eight parts, each of which is found on Plant's Website.
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Posted Wednesday Wonder, a look at the impressive paper sculptor Li Hongbo:
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Like many other children, my childhood days were filled with arts, crafts, and music. Every day was an exciting adventure of creation. I use to love pursuing my hobby and creating something new each day. It was my childhood passion that kept me going through all these years.
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Have you gotten up on the “wrong” side of the bed lately? If so, you know that how you wake up in the morning can set the tone for your entire day. Do you awaken to an alarm clock, jump out of bed, and feel rushed all day long? Do you feel like the day’s to-do list will take a week to complete?…Continue
Posted 'Morning Glories', an ekphrastic poem inspired by Mary Beth Kushner's painting 'Sunset':
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My ekphrastic poem 'Learning to Jump Rope' is up today at TweetSpeakPoetry:
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I'm at Escape Into Life today, where I'm featuring British artist Patrick Palmer.
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I've posted the audio for a recent Radio Boston interview with Peter Korn, author of "Why We Make Things and Why It Matters", a wonderful book I've just finished reading.
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Today's Thought for the Day, from architect Anthony Lawlor.
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Poetry At Work Day is next Tuesday, January 14. Need some ideas about how to celebrate the event? Check here:
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Have you ever heard of the viola organista, an instrument from the imagination of Leonardo da Vinci? I hadn't either, until recently. It's today's Wednesday Wonder, as built and played by Polish concert pianist Slawomir Zubrzycki:
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Happy New Year!
I've posted a video of Wendell Berry reading his poem on hope. May each of us experience hope each day.
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The thought for today is provided by T.C. Boyle:
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Today's short is the video "What Love Looks Like", by Louisa Ma and Chris Parker. It comprises six mini takes on the physics of love.
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