I LIVE FOR ART: Synopsis

I LIVE FOR ART is a humorous, satirical and unique philosophical exploration of the creative process – its angst, its thrills, its purpose and its methods.Bringing together three of our …

I LIVE FOR ART: Film Threat Review

Overall, it’s a fascinating study in creativity; what creativity is, how it happens and what it means to exercise one’s own creative impulses Film ThreatRenee Slade and Ri Stewart’s I Live …

I LIVE FOR ART: Eugene Weekly Review

The UO’s Brian McWhorter stars in a documentary about the creative processBrian McWhorter is by any measure one of Eugene’s most creative artists. Before returning to town to take a …

I LIVE FOR ART: Reviews

FILM THREATEUGENE WEEKLY“Welcome to the wild world of edgy creativity…”Eugene Weekly

I LIVE FOR ART: Stills

“Welcome to the wild world of edgy creativity…”Eugene WeeklyMediaSynopsisStillsThe Napkin GameCastBrian McWhorterMark Applebaum, Ph.D.Mark GouldElliot RasenickReviewsFilm Threat ReviewEugene Weekly ReviewWatch

I LIVE FOR ART: Brian McWhorter

Brian McWhorter is associate professor of trumpet at the University of Oregon. Previously, he held positions at Louisiana State University (Trumpet & Jazz Studies), East Carolina University (Distinguished Guest Professor) and Princeton …

I LIVE FOR ART: Mark Applebaum, Ph.D.

Since 1990 Mark Applebaum has built electroacoustic instruments out of junk, hardware, and found objects for use as both compositional and improvisational tools. He is the Associate Professor of Composition …

I LIVE FOR ART: Mark Gould

Mark Gould recently retired from his position as Co-Principal Trumpet of the Metropolitan Opera, a chair that he occupied since 1974, to concentrate on his teaching and composition.He joined the faculty …

I LIVE FOR ART: Elliot Rasenick

Elliot Rasenick started producing devotional and traditional music concerts, underground dance parties and educational events in 2004.In 2008, he founded Beloved Presents to produce the Beloved: Sacred Arts & Music …

Positive Thinking?

The Powerlessness of Positive Thinking

Since publishing “The Secret,” in 2006, the Australian author Rhonda Byrne has been writing self-help manifestos based on the idea that people who think positive thoughts are rewarded with happiness, …