Last night I stayed on 39th between 8th and 9th before hopping a bus to Montgomery. I have to admit, though I grew up looking at Manhattan and then moved there — I have never slept with this close a view of the Empire State Building. I am on the bus as I write this
Category: Open Arts
I confess, open arts intimidated me just a little. As a humanities professor I teach, among other things, appreciation of the arts. I lament that my students don’t always even bother to participate and really` seek out opportunities to experience in the art that surround us everyday. Yet, I too am guilty of preferring to
I have been so pleased with the choice for the the third Nasher Prize, awarded by the Nasher Sculpture Center in Dallas. I had first learned of his work in a documentary piece on PBS a few years ago, and was captured by the combination of sculpture, pottery, performance art and urban development in his
Hi friends, Now that the reading challenge has ended we will begin Spring Open Arts! This time before our Summer Reading Challenge can be used to post about anything you like– art you are working on, or art you are appreciating. Let’s think of Open Arts as a way to foster art literacy. Have fun,
It is ModPo season and we are in full swing studying the NY School this week. I have been exploring tons of poetry inside and outside the course and wanted to share a few findings. I got this book called The Poetry of Black America from the library in Woodland. Here are some of my
I can’t recall where I heard about this book, but I had been in the queue to get it from the library for about a month when I finally got notified to pick it up. I actually was a little worried about picking up a book while in the midst of the MOOC I help
I am very excited to write that I read this book thanks to the Winter Reading Challenge! One of the participants, Nadia, read this novel and wrote a great review. It is always easy to say that you will read something after learning of it, but to actually do it– oh it feels so good!