"...Syrian-American hip-hop artist and poet, Omar Offendum, will be the MC. He will be joined by award-winning artist and writer, Molly Crabapple as she creates art based on the music and stories we hear, Abboud Kayyali with a special performance on the oud, as well as CNN's Hala Gorani, as she interviews Karam House students about their experiences, dreams, and aspirations."
I could almost hear my father or grandmother telling me these sorts of stories woven from oral tradition.
To be a good writer, you need "arts & culture." Staying within the confines of what you know or are used to will make you a stale person, and, by default, a stale writer. Being exposed to flavors and style will open your mind and creativity to so much out there, and honestly, will likely … Continue reading Don’t be stale – be “cultured”
In case you haven't heard, in 2012, Ann Morgan read the world in a year. She compiled a list of all the countries of the world, and chose a book from each country to read, expanding her literary prowess. I wrote a post regarding her excursions, and my own decision to follow in her steps. … Continue reading Reading World Fantasy Books