Quote for Today: Fyodor Dostoevsky

Because I'm a Karamazov. Because when I fall into the abyss, I go straight into it, head down and heels up, and I'm even pleased that I'm falling in just such a humiliating position, and for me I find it beautiful. ―Fyodor Dostoevsky, The Brothers Karamazov Witold Pruszkowski, Falling Star, 1884    

Owning Aggression: Sonya Tayeh’s Baggage

Many believe art should always emphasize the beautiful and balanced. Can art help us understand and heal our dark side?   Sonya Tayeh is best known as a choreographer on So You Think You Can Dance, but this brilliant dancer, dance teacher and choreographer is enjoying a tremendously varied career, premiering works with the Los … Continue reading Owning Aggression: Sonya Tayeh’s Baggage

Revealing the Internal Voice: Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man

  If our internal dialogues were revealed, what would the world learn? None of us could bear that kind of scrutiny. We are each far more wonderful and far more horrible than anyone could imagine. Thankfully, in A Single Man, Christopher Isherwood supplies us with the internal dialogues of a fictional character. George may not … Continue reading Revealing the Internal Voice: Christopher Isherwood’s A Single Man