Teaching Radical Arts

For the past two months, I’ve been teaching a Radical Arts course at a local high school. Every Wednesday afternoon, I get together with a group of 10-20 students and barrage them with what I hope are new and interesting ideas. Rather than present the material as a historic thing […]

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Sensitivity Needs Expression

I was facilitating a group for teens and their parents the other night when I had one of those sudden epiphanies; a moment where everything became clear for me about How It All Works. A realization that crystallized both what I do and why I do it. A moment that […]

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Does Your Band Need a Therapist?

In the documentary “Some Kind of Monster,” the band Metallica hires a therapist to keep them from falling apart. Their bass player has just quit the band, and their frontman enters rehab to try to get a grip on his alcoholism. The therapist (or “performance-enhancing coach”) encourages the band members […]

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Art and Grief

Grief comes in many shapes and sizes, and how grief is expressed can look very different from one person to the next. Beware of anyone telling you specifically how you should or should not be grieving the loss of someone or something you love–there is no “one-size-fits-all” when it comes […]

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