Last Friday’s CreativeMornings/NYC was deeply moving. (And almost didn’t happen as our 1,000 people venue fell through the night before because of technical issues.) Thank you Deb Bubb, Keith Yamashita and Joshua Roman.
I am EXCITED for this Friday’s CreativeMornings/NYC, happening on September 22nd at 8:30am. (Fun fact: It will be the largest CreativeMornings in history, hosted at the stunning 1026 seat City Tech Auditorium in Downtown Brooklyn.)
Keith Yamashita and Deb Bubb will take us on an immersive journey, celebrating creativity. Just like me, they see creativity as a birth right, a life skill. You can join us IRL by signing up, or tune in via Livestream. Oh, and as always, the event is free.
I just learned that the remarkable Debbie Millman is interviewing radio pioneer Jad Abumard this coming Monday, September 18th in Brooklyn. We can all sit in and listen, live! Jad created one of my all-time favorite podcast called Radiolab! I wouldn’t be surprised if galaxies shift a tiny bit with these two master storytelling humans in conversation. The dollop of whipped cream on top of all of this goodness is the fact that Joan As A Police Woman will be the musical guest. I am ded. Get your tickets here.
Not a new talk. Amanda Palmer is a force. Worth rewatching.
We are celebrating 24h of waking up, around the world, with 1h sensory-tuning WalkShops. (Walking workshops) It’s free. It’s fun.
We are kicking off the 24h bonanza at 8:30am NYC Time on Thursday 9/22 as an official virtual NYC chapter event. Join us, from anywhere in the world. (If that time slot doesn’t work for you, you have 15 more to choose from, because you know, 24h!) All you need, is your phone, headphones, shoes and be ready to walk and wander.
Learn more over on the The World Wide Wander! Sign up! 2,000 other kind creative humans already have!
Mark your calendars! Next Thursday, September 22, at 8:30AM ET, CreativeMornings/NYC is shooting the starting gun of a 24-hour global wander marathon!
Time travel with us for a moment. Last November, CM/NYC took to the streets for the first time under the guidance of creative nonprofit Street Wisdom’s founder David Pearl. Together we unlocked our minds and unblocked our creativity with every step.
So when our friends at Street Wisdom asked to join forces for a 24-hour around-the-world relay of their magical walkshops (i.e., walking workshops), we said YES. Best of all, we’re starting the marathon off in New York City! Join us for the first-leg of the World Wide Wander. You can partcipate from anywhere in the world. There are 16 timezone slots to choose from. Sign up and then join us from your phone and walk the streets with us, wherever you are.
The World Wide Wander. It’s free. it’s time. it’s fun.
(ps: In case you don’t know: I am the founder of CreativeMornings, the community I wish existed when I moved to NYC 23 years ago.)
I enjoyed this talk. In her first book, How to Do Nothing: Resisting the Attention Economy, multi-disciplinary artist and writer Jenny Odell argues that taking control of our attention from the capitalist forces determined to monetize it and reconnecting with the world around us is a critical form of resistance.
Always coming back to this one.
CreativeMornings/NYC is hosting a super special free event this Friday:
I did one. It changed me.
David is PURE MAGIC!
In this beautiful CreativeMornings/Ottawa talk singer-songwriter Kellylee Evans talks about the importance of exercising courage in everyday life.
Loving this talk by former Kickstarter CEO Yancey Strickler. With a simple four-square grid Yancey shifted his entire perspective on decision-making, his sense of self, and his relationship to the world. His concept of “Bentoism”, inspired by the Japanese bento box, is a way of framing your choices with an eye to the future, beyond your own self-interest, and with consideration for your community and the next generation. I’ll definitely be applying this to my life. Grateful.
(One of many talks of 99u’s virtual 2020 conference)
I need no convincing to sleep.
I keep coming back to this brief talk by Larry Legend. Reminding me that People > Craft.
This talk by Tiffany Watt Smith is a beautiful insight into the history of human emotions.