‘Castle Rock’ Bosses on Learning From Stephen King How to Scare Viewers
When creating an original horror anthology series based on the world of Stephen King, “Castle Rock” co-creators and co-showrunners Sam Shaw and Dustin Thomason knew one thing was key: l…
How does one respond to racist, xenophobic populism? Art plays a part, says Natalie Hopkinson.
Former Washington Post journalist Natalie Hopkinson looks at dissident artists — six of whom are profiled in her book, “A Mouth Is Always Muzzled.” The book talks about how the need for food, among other essentials, will keep people from speaking out if it means risking liberty or livelihood.
Equity and Diversity Starts at the Top
At a gathering of Boston theatre leaders and their boards last year, Bill Rauch shared tips and takeaways from Oregon Shakes’s ED&I journey.
How Artists Respond to Trauma and Urban Violence
Join the conversation about how creative expression can communicate ideas, forge connections and send powerful messages about violence and injustice. Panelists include Michelle Bishop, of Harlem Needle Arts; Nathan Connolly, Asst. Professor of History at John's Hopkins; Warren Lehrer, A+D professor at Purchase College; and artist Lachell Workman.
How Stephen King Teaches Writing
How Stephen King Teaches Writing Looking back on his days in front of a high school classroom, the acclaimed writer shares his views on grammar and explains why discovering great literature is like losing one's virginity Stephen King’s On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft has been a fixture in my English classroom for years, but it wasn’t until this summer, when I began teaching in a residential drug and alcohol rehab, that I discovered the full measure of its worth. For weeks,…
How to Embrace Diversity When You Have None, or Very Little
Chautauqua Institution President Michael E. Hill addressed the annual Nonprofit Day conference hosted on Oct. 24, 2017, by The Nonprofit Partnership at the Bayfront Convention Center in Erie, Pennylvania. His remarks as prepared for delivery, with light edits, are provided below.As many of you in the audience know well, Chautauqua Institution is a ...
How to Talk to Kids about Art
Nov 23rd, 2018 10:00 am On a June morning two years ago, 3,000 schoolchildren poured into the pristine art galleries of London’s Tate Modern . They were guests of honor—the first public visitors to experience the contemporary art institution’s freshly minted extension . In the museum’s famed Turbine Hall, a lucky 300 children could be found giddily rushing down the sloped floor, waving signs and gleefully…
How to Use AIDA When Writing About Your Art to Increase Sales
Add the power of AIDA into writing about your art to attract and maintain interest and get readers to respond positively.
How Michael B. Jordan Is Leading the Charge in Hollywood’s Diversity Efforts
As 2018 draws to a close, Hollywood continues to find itself under the microscope with regard to inclusion and representation in the industry. It appears some positive steps are indeed being taken …
Christie Brinkley, Ashley Graham on How ‘American Beauty Star’ Embraces Diversity
Lifetime’s “American Beauty Star” has a new second season host who appreciates the contestants’ struggle for success as equally as their battle to break down diversity barriers in the fashion indus…
What is public art?
Public art is a reflection of how we see the world – the artist’s response to our time and place combined with our own sense of who we are Public art is not an art “form.” Its size can be huge or small. It can tower fifty feet high or call attention to the paving beneath your feet. Its shape can be abstract or realistic (or both), and it may be cast, carved, built, assembled, or painted. It can be site-specific or stand…
How arts organisations can reap the benefits of cultural diversity
Earlier this month The Sydney Morning Herald reported that certain major Australian cultural institutions, including the Art Gallery of NSW and the Sydney Opera House, were failing to achieve workplace…
Stephen King on how to produce
Article writing is frequently a daunting job to a lot of people. It truly is never an easy occupation. Writing properly is vital for these reasons. The goal of composing such an essay is consistently to ask and investigate. The most demanding element of creating an essay should be starting it. Don’t neglect, discussion article composing is genuinely not as straightforward as it looks. Openings to documents might be composed in the finish, essays to buy when you assemble the right insight of…
Why Make Art
Artists respond to the question: Why Make Art, accompanied by their portraits and artwork.
Hollywood Responds to Golden Globes Female Director Snub: ‘Advertisers Should Weigh In’
Snubs and surprises are par for the course when it comes to award show nominations, but outrage over the shut-out of women in the best director category for the 2020 Golden Globes is proving consid…
Stephen Henderson: The President's Tweets Are Racist. Now, How Do We Respond?
Detroit Today hosts a conversation about civility in the Trump era and how to respond in-kind without lowering our own standards.
17 Screenwriting Lessons From Stephen King
This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft . ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program , connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and Hollywood producers. Follow ScreenCraft on Twitter , Facebook , and YouTube Stephen King's On Writing is one of the best writing resources that any writer can get their hands…
Stephen King’s 20 Rules for Writers
Image by the USO, via Flickr Commons In one of my favorite Stephen King interviews, for The Atlantic, he talks at length about the vital importance of a good opening line. “There are all sorts of theories,” he says, “it’s a tricky thing.” “But there’s one thing” he’s sure about: “An opening line should invite the reader to begin the story.
What's Art Party Studio?
You might have noticed the flyers around Easthampton that invite you to an Art Party Studio. Or perhaps you checked out the already successful indiegogo campaign that gives a little more insight into this creative party. Whichever tactic has tantalized your attention, be it guerilla or QR code, Amy Gardiner, Joseph Casciano, and Randy Barrios have a very innovative 'party' in mind for those who are…
Please tell us about your Art-A-Whirl visit! Deadline 6/20/14
Deadline to respond: Friday, June 20 Thank you for attending Art-A-Whirl, an annual open studio tour throughout Northeast Minneapolis, presented by Northeast Minneapolis Arts Association (NEMAA) If you attended the 2014 Art-A-Whirl, May 16-18, 2014, please take some time to complete our Art-A-Whirl visitor survey . The results from the survey are very important to NEMAA - they help us to determine how we could improve…