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Puppies, Paintings, and Philosophers
The Denver Museum of Contemporary Art’s Summer Series of Mixed Taste sounds like a delightful source of entertainment as well as a crackerjack opportunity for new stories to emerge. “Adam Lerner, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, and Sarah Kate Baie, director of programming, enjoy mixing it up artistically.” If I could attend, I would to learn and pick up completely fresh new stories. Just think of the stories we could take away from these talks:
Nietzsche & Puppies, Puppies, Puppies
Space Weather & Kool-Aid Pickles
Jean-Michel Basquiat & Fruit Trees
Tacos & Geodesic Domes
I love to see old stories bring light to new situations. Like the old TV ad when peanut butter crashes into chocolate and… voila’ the Reese’s Cup is born! My #1 Principle of Storytelling is 1.) Storytelling is Developmental: We supply a+b+c+d but we only co-create the meaning of “= e” That is what happens with the Q&A. I find that part exciting. Imagine yourself enjoying these conversations:
It is stimulating when you don’t know what is going to happen next. So if things feel dull, boring, or predictable, then maybe you can borrow this idea from DMCA.
Adam Lerner, director of the Museum of Contemporary Art/Denver, and Sarah Kate Baie, director of programming, enjoy mixing it up artistically. Discover an interesting fact about mustard in this one mixing up Dia De Los Muertes and Gourmet Sauces (sound quality is iffy but points for taking the time to edit and post! – thanks DMCA!)
Stories come from every where, every field of study, and particularly from people who deeply care about something, or someone. Seek the geeks!!
Astro March 13, 2012
What a beautiful gift first thing in the morning! Thank you so much!