This morning, I had just started BTS 161 class when some people started filing in through the door: Linda Walker with some balloons, my boss Suzanne, and a few others I knew… At first, I thought some people needed to make an announcement, but then I saw BC President Dave Rule, and I thought I […]Read More Margin of Excellence Award!
Another sign that Big Money has gone too far, and that corporations are too powerful. Originally, corporations were granted charters for two years, and could only be renewed if they could prove they were doing the public good. As Seth Godin says here, business for the sake of short-term profit, with no accountability to the […]Read More Seth’s Blog: The perfect crime
Check out this glorious rant from Jason Silva: This one is quite controversial on YouTube… People don’t know how to take it, or even how to understand it. But if nothing else, I love how Jason Silva pushes the boundaries of social convention. He’s a dreamer, and societies always need such visionaries to keep shit […]Read More Evolution According to Jason Silva
2012/06/21: Final version. Mastered by Dell at Pep Ventura in Dallas. Nice loudness maximizing, man! 2012/06/20 (entry two): Okay. Calling it DONE. Spent all day trying to fix the clipping, but in the end just put a hard limiter on the whole mix. Rock on!!! 2012/06/20: Okay… I’m ’bout done with this baby! Did a […]Read More Venus Transit
The Edible Garden: a Permaculture Workshop Wow. Milena and I had a great time Sunday at the Permaculture Event at Tom and Susan Armstrong’s “Park” out in Redmond. They are great people: very knowledgeable, energetic, loving, sharing. They own the Raw Source raw food store– it’s in their converted garage. And they brought in Bruce […]Read More The Edible Garden; a Permaculture Workshop
Experimental Group Voice, Keith Rowley 1.How will this activity attract University of Washington students? This activity will attract UW students by being experientially effective. That is, participants will not only know they have been through an exciting event, they will feel it. This course will expand their range of expression, emotion, feeling, and interrelationships, and […]Read More Completed Questions: Experimental Group Voice class
Erin wants me to transcribe “all of these lines across my face”– the first line from Brandi Carlisle’s “The Story.” Here’s the video.Read More Transcription of the first line of “The Story,” by Brandi Carlisle, for Erin’s birthday tatoo
Well, Milena and I are now on the “Quantum Diet.” Yah, apparently Oprah’s on it, and loving it, so Milena and Janelle got all excited about it, and we all got going on it like 3 weeks ago. It’s gluten-free and vegan! Yes, I’ve been a freekin’ vegan now for 3 weeks! And I really […]Read More Gluten-Free Vegans!
General course description Subject matter covered in this course This class will cover various experiential approaches to vocalization, including texture and harmony, as a group. We will concentrate on eliciting a variety of emotions, as a group, using only our voices and bodies. My approach to teaching this content will be both very experiential and […]Read More Course Outline for Experimental College Voice Class
In this class, people will use their voices to elicit emotion. The class is inherently experiential and experimental, with the participants exploring their voices, their emotions, and their interrelationships, all within a safe, fun, and enticing environment. Exercises will include visualization, meditation, breathing, calisthenics, rhythm, melody, harmony, dissonance, tone/timbre, volume/amplitude, texture (monophonic, polyphonic), etc. In […]Read More Experimental Voice Class: Summary/Description