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What is creativity, and how do we get more of it?
The answer is simple, really. Plan to attend the 10th Annual Florida Creativity Weekend on March 1-3, 2013.
This international confab – offered right in our Sarasota/Manatee backyard – is for anyone who wants to enhance their personal level of creativity. It will offer more than 60 workshops designed to spark creative thinking and provide problem-solving tools for a range of disciplines including education, business…Continue
I was raised in a Long Island household not dissimilar in dysfunction to the family depicted in the moving and powerful play ‘Jericho’ – showing now through June 9, 2012, at Florida Studio Theatre.
The use of guilt as a prime motivator, the importance of wit and cleverness as a means to avoid true emotions, the emphasis of intellect over feeling – if…Continue
The play opens with Mark Zeisler, the actor playing Mark Rothko, standing up in front of a canvas with arms spread wide – Christlike – and it ends with him staring at another canvas illuminated by all possible shades of red.
In between the beginning and the end we are asked to consider many questions vital to 20th (and 21st) century art, culture and philosophy: What do you SEE? What is ART (and life) for? Does art converse with the viewer; does it even need a…Continue
The first week after being laid off from eight years on the job at the Herald-Tribune – and already knowing I was not going to look for full time work (unless fear and anxiety totally took me over) I was offered the opportunity to go to a “creativity…Continue