Monthly Archives: December 2013

Community Fellowship

Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk writes a beautiful passage among many beautiful passages in his novel The Museum of Innocence that explains why the small screen, be it television, computer, or smart phone, will never replace the shared experience of being part … Continue reading

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Arts Incubators and Theories of the Firm

Sometimes we build theory by observing phenomena and sometimes we use existing theories to explain the phenomena we observe.  I’ve been reviewing “theories of the firm” recently and am beginning to form some ideas about how these theories can be … Continue reading

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“I put this whole website together – and the band loves it!”  So said the student when she presented her final project, a website to promote her band.  The project is described as “a package of professional materials.”  Students can … Continue reading

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Restaurants, Theatres, Communities

A restaurant in my neighborhood closed recently. There aren’t a lot of restaurants in my neighborhood – I live in what is sometimes referred to as “the world’s largest cul-de-sac,” a sprawling suburban development that only has one entry and … Continue reading

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