Posts Tagged ‘Music’

The Landfill Harmonic

December 20, 2012

What do you get when you mix poor children in Paraguay with garbage, ingenuity and a dream?

Beautiful (more…)

Alice Herz Sommer: The Lady in Number Six

November 8, 2010


TRAILER FOR THE LADY IN NUMBER 6



HERE IS THE ORIGINAL TRAILER
(THE DOCUMENTARY WAS THEN CALLED
ALICE: DANCING UNDER THE GALLOWS)



The indominitable Alice Herz-Sommer


I was transfixed while watching the trailer for The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life. It’s a film about the oldest Holocaust survivor in the world, Alice Herz-Sommer, who just passed away on February 23, 2014, at the age of 110, just one week before the documentary about her life won an Oscar.


You can read Alice’s inspirational story below. Alice’s buoyant, indestructible spirit is a treasure. Her buoyant, indestructible spirit was a treasure. She radiated hope, joy and inspiration. What a great gift to the world!



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Here is more about Alice, courtesy of producer Nick Reed:

Alice and her son, Raffi

Today she’s both the last person alive on the planet who can claim to have been both a close friend of (more…)

Create! Today!

November 7, 2010




You say you want to write a book. Begin writing today! Until you write, you are not a writer.



A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What a man can be, he must be.
Abraham Maslow

You say you want to paint. Begin painting today! Until you paint, you are not a painter.

Alas for those who never sing and die with all their music in them.
Oliver Wendell Holmes

You say you (more…)

Beatbox Baking with Julius Child

January 31, 2009

Why am I posting a humorous three-minute video that I stumbled upon on stumbleupon.com? Well, this blog is all about inspiration and spirit, and I am inspired when people use their creative spirit to produce something fantastic that is uniquely their own. Try not to laugh—I dare you!

The woman, umm, strike that, reverse it . . . the man in this video is Darren Foreman, who hails from Brighton, a city on the south coast of England. Foreman is also known as (more…)


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