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arlene-goldbard's picture
All spiritual traditions teach that even the most mundane tasks have meaning when they are undertaken with higher intention. I’ve written about a zillion words on the ways art can embody this truth. Today, I’d like to tell you about a new film that shows it truly, deeply, and beautifully. Andrew...
deborah-grabien's picture
So, I tried uploading this properly to the Audio page, but for some reason, Red Room's audio page is giving me no love. In any case, here's what this is about: On 20 March 2011, longtime Rolling Stone stalwart and renowned writer/editor Dave Marsh moderated a panel at South by Southwest in Austin,...
kaya-oakes's picture
It’s time to submit panel proposals for South by Southwest, and never having been to it (or to Austin), I’m racking my brains trying to come up with a good idea for one. In the thick of trying to get the word out about S&E, I’m wondering if it’s time for a panel about the end of indie. This is...
anastasia-m-ashman's picture
Here in Istanbul I can feel the tremors coming out of the interactive conference in Austin TX this week after the explosive South by Southwest panel "New Think for Old Publishers."    I'm completing a new book and watching the industry combust. This week's events have helped clarify my...
josie-brown's picture
Crikey. T'warnt there, but apparently the publishing industry panel at SxSW did a major crash-and-burn. While the session was entitled "New Think for Old Publishers," what it demonstrated was that publishers can't new-think at all–or at least, they can't articulate what they are thinking...