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...read more
Poetry Reading 『どうしてWhy?』by Poemdroids Only http://youtu.be/Afk768Wr19Aread more
I think art needs to aspire to more than a should shrug, especially a shoulder shrug holding a champagne glass, and even more especially when selling the shoulder shrug bought the champagne. I know that’s his point, but I don’t buy it, literally and figuratively.read more
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.read more
Sept 19, 2014. 7:00 pm.
@ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver.
Inquiry. Connection. Beauty. Possibility. In the city.
An observed life is not the same as an examined life. “Learn how to see. Realize everything connects to everything else.” ~Leonardo Da Vinciread more
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.read more
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...read more
Aug 15, 2014. 7:00PM @ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver. Inquiry. Connection. Beauty. Possibility. In the city. Three six minute talks. Conversation to follow.read more
Let me tell you a little about myself, because we are our stories, and who we are today is a result of where and who we have been.read more
Video of Poemdroids Only performing at the Powell Street Festival. / ポエムドロイズオンリーがパフォーマンスを行ったパウエル祭のビデオです。read more
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.read more
“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...read more
July 25, 2014. 7:00 pm. @ 1810 Pine Street, Vancouver. Inquiry. Connection. Beauty. Possibility. In the city.read more
Friday July 11 7:00PM | Gallery hop and culture talk | meet @ Positive Negative Gallery. Let’s crash some cultural goings on.read more
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?read more
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.read more
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.read more
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.read more
Friday’s film night proved to be quietly epic.read more