Artist interviewed. World continues to revolve.

My goal was to not vomit on camera. Mission accomplished. Okay, I mangled the bit about Buckminister Fuller. Or, at least I remember that at that point my brain and my mouth hadn't really let each other know what either had planned, so I don't know how coherent it...

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Scotty and the 1300 Year Old Temple

All organizations, of course, make adjustments to the design of their organizational structures while underway. Usually they’re pragmatic hands on Scotty-in-the-engine-room-one-part-duct-tape-one-part-genius adaptations in response to the gap between intention and reality.

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ONExONE Fall Edition

Sept 19, 2014. 7:00 pm.
@ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver.
Inquiry. Connection. Beauty. Possibility. In the city.

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Anxiety Factories and a Useful Un-usefulness

If organizations—even organization arrayed around social entrepreneurship and conscious capital—really want to help create the world we all want, they had better start taking to artists. Why? Precisely because of artist’s tenacious capacity to insist on being human.

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Jean Vanier on Being Human

A friend of mine invited me to spend some time filming Jean Vanier at the L'Arche community north of Paris. It was like being with Gandalf; Vanier was tall and white of beard, he made tea for us, he was gentle and wise and, with an awe inspiring intensity, fiercely...

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ONExONE Late Summer Edition

Aug 15, 2014. 7:00PM @ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver. Inquiry. Connection. Beauty. Possibility. In the city. Three six minute talks. Conversation to follow.

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Welcome to the Giant Hairball

What did you miss at last Friday’s ONExONE? Here’s some of where the conversation went, with extra musings thrown in at no extra charge.

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Remembering the Future

“You do not need to know precisely what is happening, or exactly where it is all going. What you need is to recognize the possibilities and challenges offered by the present moment, and to embrace them with courage, faith, and hope." ~ Thomas Merton A friend posted...

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Culture Crash

Friday July 11 7:00PM | Gallery hop and culture talk | meet @ Positive Negative Gallery. Let’s crash some cultural goings on.

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Craftmanship, kintsugi and Herbert Dreyfus

What if, as I walk through my city, I were to see it through a kintsugi lens? What if skill, as the Dreyfus quote below asserts, meant something? What would it mean to live skillfully in the city, having developed a heart to take good care of things?

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Food + Film Night

July 04, 2014. 7:00 pm @ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver.

What does C-3PO have to do with feudal Japan? Come to the Food + Film Night screening of Kurosawa’s “Hidden Fortress” and find out.

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Culture Crash

Friday June 27th. 3:00 – 6:00.

Opening Reception for Solo Exhibition of paintings by Yumie Kono. A painterly search for “genfukei” influenced by the landscape of the Canadian north.

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Art + Noodle Night

Tuesday June 17th. 7:00pm.

Meet up in the main lobby at 7:00. (Tuesdays are by donation.) We’ll find a noodle place when we get hungry. It’s Douglas Coupland at his elliptical best! The city is abuzz, opinions are had and shared. It’s as close to art hysteria as Vancouver is ever likely to get. We gotta check it out.

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