Arts


Women Writers and the Creative Drive

By Rosellen Brown

Women writers explore different facets of their creative drive and the writing process.


Kurt Vonnegut Teaches Grads What Artists Do

By Kurt Vonnegut

Syracuse University students get a lesson in what artists do from Kurt Vonnegut’s 1994 graduation speech.


The Art of Perception

by Alexa Buffington

“The Art of Perception” is a groundbreaking, museum-based seminar developed by Amy Herman that uses fine art analytical methods to strengthen general observation skills.


Celebrating the End of Time

by Christian Williams

Fascinating associations abound in Peter Mettler’s documentary about how we perceive time.


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The Art of the Bowerbird

By David Rothenberg, from Resurgence & Ecologist

The peculiar and artistic structures of the male bowerbird suggest a link between beauty and biology.


She: The Raunchiest of 60's Girl Groups

By Lindsay Zoladz, from Bitch

Before Janis, before punk, She, the raunchiest of 60's girl groups, were ready to scandalize the nation.


Book Review: Slip of the Tongue

By Ashley Houk

Katie Haegele makes linguistics fun and personable in "Slip of the Tongue."


Pizzazz: The Language of Memory

By Katie Haegele

Something as simple as morning coffee, and the word “pizzazz,” can stir up memories of childhood.