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The Revolutionary and Political Importance of the Symphony Orchestra

The Revolutionary and Political Importance of the Symphony Orchestra

Nicolas Sterner – Part I: March 27 and Part II: May 13, 2014

Part I:  Satisfying the Insatiable – Art as a Mode of Total Revolution… 4,399 more words


Standards of Beauty

Related to our discussion of the subjectivity of beauty is the way in which what is considered beautiful has changed across the ages. There are interesting videos that show examples of this variation: … 526 more words


The Challenge of Easter

How are we to understand Good Friday and Easter from such a distance? How does it relate to our experience? Is it mere sentiment or something more profound? 1,006 more words

Faith & Culture

Mommy - Xavier Dolan (2014)

I’m not sure where to start with this one. I have seen several films by Xavier Dolan before and he is getting stronger and stronger. For one reason or another, … 720 more words


Video Games versus Cinema: Comparing "Xenoblade Chronicles" to "Stranger than Fiction."

Updated analyses of “Dishonored” and “Majora’s Mask 3D” are still forthcoming, friends.  For the moment, I wish to offer an academic paper which I penned, in which I offer an example of how video games are uniquely equipped to tell stories that other media fundamentally cannot.   4,921 more words


Pop Up Design Challenge Part 2: Dream Car

Another round of Pop Up Design is here with something that’s been on my mind for a while now.  I have been driving a 2004 Volvo XC90 for the last six years now and with it close to 180K miles, it’s been quite the trooper!   509 more words


The Ideas factory.....and the trademark Fish

The Engineering college kids had many ideas. One of them wanted to make a device which can automatically make music with the lyrics. One girl wanted to make a robot controlled by mind. 230 more words

Travel-art Project