Featured Articles: October 2010 Arts and Media

by ellen s
October 29, 2010
Western Buddhists, of course, aren't the only ones working with 21st-century Buddhism; Asian Buddhists and artists are too, albeit in an very different context. Buddhist imagery and practice have a much larger and more historically dominant...
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by Brian
October 29, 2010
This podcast features a lecture and discussion at IDP Austin with Ethan Nichtern and Dr. Michael Uebel in which they discuss self-aggression and self-loathing as it relates to Buddhist practice and philosophy.
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October 27, 2010
  "Play is literally an opportunity for re-creation - an opportunity to re-create yourself. When you play with abandon, you enter into the present moment."
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by Brian
October 27, 2010
This podcast features a lecture by Lara Adler titled the Energetics of Food. Lara Adler is a Holistic Health Coach, specializing in conscious, ethical eating and helping individuals bridge the gap between belief systems and practical day to day...
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October 25, 2010
I was really lucky to get to go to UFC 121 this past Saturday with my wife and her nephew, and thanks some friendly string-pulling, we had fourth row seats right next to the cage. My wife at one point shouted, "we have better seats than Jon...
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by Brian
October 21, 2010
This week's Podcast features an interview with ID Project Founder Ethan Nichtern and Michael Stone, leader of the Center of Gravity Sangha. This is the second of a two part interview.
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October 20, 2010
  Knowing that I am a product of my environment as much as I am a steward of it, these reminders are a way for me come back to the present and relate with reality as it is currently unfolding.
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by Brian
October 19, 2010
This week's Podcast features an interview with ID Project Founder Ethan Nichtern and Michael Stone, leader of the Center of Gravity Sangha. This is the first of a two part interview.
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by Lani
October 18, 2010
by IDP member Sarah Cooke Okay, so here’s the buzz on a major recent development in my life.  In July, I completed my MFA in Creative Writing, focusing mainly in poetry.  My degree is from Naropa University, an amazing...
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October 14, 2010
A few years ago an essay was published entitled On Bullshit, by Princeton philosophy professor Harry G. Frankfurt, which does a splendid job elucidating the particular qualities of bullshit. The distinguishing characteristic of bullshit,...
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by Lani
October 14, 2010
I just recently found out about a brilliant upcoming lecture series at the Rubin Museum of Art on Talk About Nothing featuring the illustrious likes of Laurie Anderson, Bill Viola and Karen Armstrong. Not a tad bit ironically, its producer, Tim...
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October 13, 2010
This week I've come down with the flu.  Not the sniffle sniffle, sneeze, sneeze flu -- but rather the kind of flu that just makes you feel tired and wobbly whenever you try to move.   The prescription from doctors and friends...eat...
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by Brian
October 12, 2010
This week's podcast features a guest lecture by Robert Chodo Campbell titled "Empowered Generosity." Robert Chodo Campbell, is a Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director of the New York Zen Center for Contemplative Care. He serves on...
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October 7, 2010
  A while back I investigated my life as a performer in film and television as it related to the Eightfold Path, and I promised myself I’d come back to it. The step that seemed to be the most complicated was that of Right...
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October 6, 2010
This beautiful short video by French director Paul Mignot highlights the little moments of intimacy that make New York a lively and fascinatingly Interdependent Metropolis in motion.  Shot with the Canon 5D Mark II Camera.  ...
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by ellen s
October 5, 2010
Jerry Kolber can't do his usual Wed. a.m. post here today, but I'm happy to report on an upcoming IDP event: As someone curious about Buddhism's Asian roots and imagery, I'm psyched to see John will be at the IDP on Friday night...
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October 5, 2010
This week let's investigate the Great Eastern Sun Artiness vs. Setting Sun Artiness of Sue Williams' mini-retrospective at 303 Gallery curated by Nate Lowman. I'm gonna post some photos of works and wait for your responses as per usual...
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October 4, 2010
Dropped my kids off at school this morning, watched them run off in the perfect Brooklyn drizzle and switched the satellite radio from the kid-approved hard rock station to Sirius XMU like any proper tattooed Brooklyn dad.  
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