Creativity And Giving

Creativity And Giving We are smack in the middle of the holiday season, in which culture imposes the act of giving on just about everyone, everywhere. Advertisers, corporations, businesses, and banks drive the gift-giving bandwagon for profit via friends, families, colleagues, and neighbors. The frenzy of shopping, purchasing, crafting and wrapping is upon us whether…

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EXPANDING from the INSIDE OUT

Expanding From The Inside Out

  EXPANDING FROM THE INSIDE OUT Creativity connects us to depths unawares and when that happens we expand from the inside out… Sometimes the internal will drive the external and sometimes the external will drive the internal. Sometimes it’s symbiotic. When I’m having trouble getting it together and being who I want to be or…

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MOTHERHOOD AND CREATIVITY

Maternally Yours

I didn’t have much time left. About a month. My pregnancy had been surreal thus far. The baby felt like he was doing skateboard tricks on the insides of my abdomen. In Steinbeck’s To a God Unknown, the pregnant Elizabeth sat in her rocking chair day after day, and someone had the nerve to call…

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Fall 2014 Seminars

Rene Teaching

The Creativity Seminars last semester at Art Center and SAG went really well. Every time I interact with Creativity Material I am energized. As artists, we visited the concept from physics that suggests our partnership in creating reality; and as singers we visited the concept of string theory (vibrations) that are at the heart of…

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Performances

e performed at the Woodshed on the 28th and the singers’ sets are being uploaded right now! I’m impressed with the voices, the control, the emotion, the remakes, risks and creative energy. We also put up a benefit set for JUSTIN TIME CHILDREN’S House this Sunday. The show itself (EMMA HOWARD, BEAU MIRCHOFF, SAM POON,…

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Writer’s Conference Summary

Once per year I attend a writer’s conference where I can meet other writers and hone my craft and learn about marketing. This one knocked me down just a wee bit with the reality of the changing marketplace for books and the state-of-the-agent. I met some great folks (maybe even some I’ll keep in touch…

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UPCOMING SEMINARS

January 2016 Treasure Troll, Tehachape CA (Date TBA) March 2015 Pepperdine, Malibu –Voice January 2015: Crafton Hills Community College December 11th: ESL Conference, Long Beach CA November 19th: SAG AFTRA Sightsinging CLass, LA CA “Creativity for the Singer” October 5th 2014: Benefit for JUSTINTIME Children’s House starring Broadway Performer Emma Howard & MTV Star Beau…

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Performances

Just a quick reminder: KULAKS WOODSHED is our current venue for performances–A funky space decorated with lights and random chairs, five cameras and a webcast. Sign up any month to do a couple of songs. There is a fee for participating, in lieu of ticket or door fees. The last show, August 24th, is now…

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Motherhood: Path to Enlightenment

This is a working manuscript entitled: Motherhood: The Path to Enlightenment Following this Introduction, chapters will be posted focusing on the spiritual disciplines and benefits of Motherhood. Introduction: The children provide the landscape-we navigate the hills and valleys, ponds and streams and as we ride the waves of motherhood, we discover the courage and fierceness—the…

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Going to

http://www.blogtalkradio.com/a-journey-into-now July 18th 2013 4:00 Rene will be speaking with Lorane about CREATIVITY on her radio show “Journey into Now”

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