I am teaching a short term course for South Bay Adult School in Manhattan Beach, California, Beginning Screenplay Writing, for the next four weeks. The course website gives an overview of the course content and approach. I will apply this same model when I go to teach in Karachi, Bangkok, and Shanghai. Always having aContinue reading “A Beginner’s Mentality in Teaching”
This website is a very good example for students of independent filmmaking as a well-done example of online marketing and promotion. http://www.theentertainersmovie.com/ I would like to know more about the ragtime style of piano-playing after seeing the various clips. I love what the left hand is doing with those amazing bass lines.
I have become very interested in the techniques and potential results from proprioceptive writing. Here is a good website that describes a proprioceptive writing session: http://www.roomtowrite.info/proprioceptive-writing/
A useful writing that explains the absence of audio tape stock. CLICK HERE “Recording on tape enforces a musical process, McTear explains. Band members must play together, recording all at once, instead of editing and manipulating sounds so perfectly that they’re perfectly boring.” I love this approach to musicianship and recording arts. The reel storyContinue reading “Tape is gone, but it lives on!”
I love WordPress for many reasons but I try to teach my students that “free wordpress” is a relative term: What Is the True Cost of Building and Managing a WordPress Website?
How do I introduce K-12 ESL students from South Korea and beyond to history and context while staying nearby to storytelling and creative performance? We’ve been reciting and reflecting upon some of Aesop’s fables but it might be useful to try basic Shakespeare. It has been a nice journey so far so let’s probe deeper,Continue reading “Creative ESL for K-12?”
This story is required reading for my students: ROCKET MAN http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2013/11/25/rocket-man-2
This article provides a concise introduction to 3D printing. What is 3D Printing?
I am learning to play the Banjo. I have two long-nick Plectrum Banjos, one for each tuning, a beautiful 5-string Banjo, and an Irish Tenor Banjo. CLICK HERE for a useful list of different tunings for some kinds of Banjos (in the USA and Ireland)
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