CREATIVITY: PRACTICING WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT

CREATIVITY: PRACTICING WHAT YOU ARE GOOD AT

It is a mistake to think that the practice of my art has become easy to me. I assure you, dear friend, no one has given so much care to the study of composition as I. There is scarcely a famous master in music whose works I have not frequently and diligently studied....
TAKING THAT CREATIVE PLUNGE: WELDER, DEDE HARRIS

TAKING THAT CREATIVE PLUNGE: WELDER, DEDE HARRIS

If the creator had a purpose in equipping us with a neck, he certainly meant for us to stick it out. -Arthur Koestler   Creativity is a risky business. There is seldom anything definite about the success of an idea however good it might be – or seem to be...
YOUR LIFE-STORY: IF NOT NOW THEN WHEN?

YOUR LIFE-STORY: IF NOT NOW THEN WHEN?

Storytelling is a form of history, of immortality too. It goes from one generation to another.  -Studs Terkel   Our lives unfold chapter by chapter until in the end, they are compilations of experiences – lessons learned and invaluable gifts to pass on to...
Creating Illusion: Theatre and Reality

Creating Illusion: Theatre and Reality

We do not go to (the theater), like our ancestors to escape from the pressure of reality, so much as to confirm our experience of it. -Charles Lamb   We invent illusions in our lives often unintentionally because many influences have altered our individual perceptions...
OLIVER X: AN UNLIMITED MIND

OLIVER X: AN UNLIMITED MIND

He that leaveth nothing to chance will do few things ill, but will do few things. -George Lord Halifax   Oliver X does it all and he does it exceedingly well.  From construction management and heavy civil engineering to being a successful LA music promoter and...