In Preparation: A Lenten Festival

About two months ago, my good friend Julie Newberry came to me with her plan to host a Ten-page Play Festival at her church. The festival was to be celebrated in preparation of Easter, a Lenten festival with plays centered on themes of life and death, loss and rebirth, and journeying. I thought this was …

Springtime

We got sunbreaks today,and after I went to the store, I stopped by the zoo, the section outside the fence directly to the south just off of Phinney and 50th. I'd been wondering what I'd find to take photos of that would stand for the arrival of spring. I've never been so aware of its …

Taking Pictures, Seeing New

I blogged a few weeks ago about seeing the world, that the first move of the artist is to see. When Lent started, I felt the need to do something artistic that was different than writing or music, and I was also interested of seeing God in the concrete world. So I got out my …

End of the Spear

I read about End of the Spear when it was first released, but didn't get a chance to get to the theatre to see it. It's a famous story among Evangelicals, the martyrdom of a group of missionaries in 1956 as they tried to make contact with an native Ecaudoran people known as the Waodoni. …

Artists Gathering

One bespectacled gentleman got a great deal on a drum set. A pair of married collage artists are waiting to hear back from a local artwalk show about their respective entries. A young blogger wonders whether anyone is bothering to read her stories, personal journeys culled from journals of years ago. An actor puts a …