Creativity Breadcrumb 39: What’s Your Resolution?

Calvin and Hobbes is a comic strip by Bill Watterson that ended in the mid 90s. Though no longer current, many people are still quite familiar with it. In 1988, Watterson released a strip about New Year’s resolutions about which Calvin, the little boy, is very defense. Do you agree with Calvin? Hobbes? Or do Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 39: What’s Your Resolution?[…]

Podcast of the Week 11: New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year once again – New Year’s resolutions! Or should it be New Year’s resolutions? Whether you’re excited or anxious about this tradition of hitting the re-set button on your habits, TED has put together 12 talks on changing, cultivating, and embracing habits. We encourage you to take a listen, and when Read more about Podcast of the Week 11: New Year’s Resolutions[…]

Field Work: Nobody’s Flower

On December 5th and 6th, Unbound performed Rappaccini’s Daughter at the Kenyon Club. This adaptation of Octavio Paz’s play, based on a short story by Nathaniel Hawthorne, complicates notions of moral dualism. Paz reimagines Hawthorne’s Rappaccini’s Daughter and presents a nuanced, surrealist take on it. Unbound further explored these ideas in its show through set Read more about Field Work: Nobody’s Flower[…]

Podcast of the Weekend 11: Music as Exercise for Your Emotions

How does Play-doh work? How do I start my own country? What’s the deal with crop circles? Stuff You Should Know, brought to you by How Stuff Works, has the answers to these and much more serious questions. Every few days, the site publishes a podcast around an hour long discussing everything from viruses to royalty Read more about Podcast of the Weekend 11: Music as Exercise for Your Emotions[…]

Creativity Breadcrumb 38: ‘Twas the Millisecond Before Christmas

mad lib n. a phrasal template word game where one player prompts others to substitute for blanks in a story, before reading the — often comical or nonsensical — story aloud [1953]* Mad Libs is a very (adjective) game that lets (noun, plural) create (adjective) stories together. They can cover a/an (adjective) range of topics such as Read more about Creativity Breadcrumb 38: ‘Twas the Millisecond Before Christmas[…]

Multi-Arts Collectives Call for Proposals

Please find below the Call for Proposals for the Creative Arts Across Disciplines (CAAD) Initiative’s latest project.  Proposals are due to creativearts@vassar.edu or to Ariel Nereson, Campus Box 598, by February 16th, 2014. Multi-Arts Collectives Call for Proposal Form

Podcast of the Week 10: Education in Movies

Image Credit: Stitcher As of late, NPR has produced a series of broadcasts called 50 Great Teachers in which they celebrate — you guessed it — teachers. This particular broadcast discusses teachers in the context of movies and, thus, is aptly called “What the Movies Taught Us About Teaching.” The template for teachers and their relationships with Read more about Podcast of the Week 10: Education in Movies[…]

Field Work: Engraving Realities

By Sofia Benitez and Alex Raz Creatives are forever fascinated, tormented, and curious alike of what the world has to offer, and thus are constantly engaging in disciplines that isolate or explain certain notions. And from the visual to the performance, artistic translation and abstraction of actual events into personal vision has provided material for Read more about Field Work: Engraving Realities[…]