Archive for February 2013

SIX RULES FOR ARTISTS

Some thoughts from Julia Cameron, playwright, fiction writer, essayist with extensive credits in film, television and theatre and author of “The Artist’s Way”. Six Tribal Rules for Artists 1. “I seem to want to be an artist.”  Accept the fact that you’re an artist and stop second-guessing yourself.  Just do it.” 2. Don’t Judge It. …

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HOPE

It’s always fascinating to me to see greatness rising from the ashes of seeming defeat. In the arts, it can be challenging … maneuvering through auditions – you don’t always get the part or an opportunity is missed or a performance might go awry …. Through it all, it’s essential to keep balanced emotionally, drive…

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SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

Last night’s Grammy performances were stellar. The Academy Awards happen on Sunday, February 24th – and in the Best Documentary category there is a film worth the look.  It’s called “Searching for Sugar Man”. It’s the true story of Rodriguez, a 70’s musician from Detroit who released two albums: “Cold Fact” and Coming From Reality”. …

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THEY DID IT UP RIGHT!

Superbowl 2013 – they did it up right from the opening anthems to the half time show … and the game itself was memorable! The young students of Sandy Hook Elementary School singing “America the Beautiful” with Jennifer Hudson was emotionally charged.  When music connects with sincere emotion – the outcome is usually good.  This…

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