At ecoTheater, a fascinating blog about environmentally sustainable approaches to theater, Mike Lawler worries about the carbon footprint of traveling throughout the country to work with different theater companies. He introduces the quagmire in a discussion with an often-traveling sound designer and continues the conversation here and here.
At the Public Humanist, blog of the Massachusetts Foundation for the Humanities, filmmaker Larry Hott discusses how the goals of funders can affect what documentaries get made.
Our sibling blog Keepers of Tradition calls our attention to Club Passim’s Iguana Fund, a professional and artistic development opportunity for musicians.
Want to tick off writer Erika Dreifus in a writing workshop? Do this.
At Soho the Dog, Boston composer, pianist, and conductor Matthew Guerrieri points out that the craters of the planet Mercury share names with great artists in history, including composers.
As a post-post-script to our Alternative Deliveries ramble and its post-ramble, here a couple of the discussions about presenting your own work that are flaring up around the web-o-sphere.
- Playwright Gary Garrison encourages playwrights to produce their own work
- Reb Livingston hilariously, irreverently writes about adventures in DIY poetry, such as publishing your own poetry book for $500 and how she made all her publishing dreams came true with her first collaborative chapbook and anthology
- Scott Kirsner argues that creative forms of distribution including making the film available on your own website should go hand in hand with its participation in film festivals
Image: Rob Dobson, BASKET #143 (2004), Salvaged materials, 13 in. x 15 3/4 in. x 15 in.
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