"The Artist's Life." Live At Hales: What is it like to make your living with your art?

What is it like to make your living with your art? The fame? The fortune? The Limos? Each of us has a unique creativity but only a few pursue their artistic impulses… and only a few of those are able to make their living at it. The rest wonder—chip away at their novel, poem, songwriting, […]

Gaudy Night: The Art and Pull of Mysteries and Thrillers

Taproot Theatre Company's staging of Dorothy Sayers' Gaudy Night (Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries)inspires a conversation on the art and pull of mysteries and thrillers. Join host Jennie Spohr and author Michael Gruber, Bernadette Pajer, Johnathan Longenbaugh and librarian and blogger David Wright as we explore the deep dark depths of this thrilling genre.   https://s3.amazonaws.com/thekindlings/tkmtaproot100212.mp3Podcast: Play […]

Jeff Berryman: On Forgetting Your Lines…

Go be a part of your life’s drama today.   Who knows what part of the play you’re in? by Jeff Berryman

Jeff Berryman in Taproot's upcoming 'Gaudy Night' by Dorothy Sayers

Lord Peter Wimsey was not really looking for love…  

Brett McCracken's Hipster ChristianityPodcast: Live at Canada West with Bill Hogg 1 of 1

In our premier Kindlings Muse Canada West broadcast of 2011, Bill Hogg and our cadre of gadflies, film critic Peter T. Chattaway, and filmmaker Kevin Miller, add their wit and wisdom to the discussion. Brett McCracken's Hipster Christianity. McCracken's debut book, deconstructs evangelicalism's quest for cool and considers the trends the church openly embraces. McCracken alleges that we are, "turning Christianity […]

Truth and Grace in Victor Hugo's Greatest story Les MiserablesPodcast: Live At Earl Palmer Ministries 1 of 1

Host Dick Staub with Reverend Earl Palmer in a discussion about the Truth and Grace in Victor Hugo's Greatest story Les Miserables. The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that we are loved.–Volume I, Book V,   http://s3.amazonaws.com/thekindlings/tkm_epm100410.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (57.7MB)

Dick Staub's book, "About You: Fully Human, Fully Alive!"

Hi there! As of today, my newest book, About You, Fully Human: Fully Alive, is now available online and at bookstores everywhere. If I may be so bold as to ask this favor? If you have enjoyed my writing, speaking, broadcasting, podcasting or whatever other contact we've had, I hope you run right out and […]

After the Storm: Hilla Medalia, John and Ed Priddy Podcast: Live from Sundance 2010 at The Windrider Forum: Segment 1 of 1

Host Dick Staub discusses a film the NYT describes as, "A big, warm hug of feel-better entertainment and a community salve." The film tells the story of New York-based actor James Lecesne, choreographer Gerry McIntyre and musical director Randy Redd Who embark on a journey to New Orleans to see how they can help in the […]

Dr. Jerry Root: Broken Beauty, Art and the Awakening of EmpathyPodcast: Live at KindlingsFest 2009

KindlingsFest 2009 explored theme of Broken Beauty with Dr. Jerry Root, Nigel Goodwin and artists-in-residence Bruce Herman, Michael Ward, Rick Stevenson and Michael Kelly Blanchard. http://s3.amazonaws.com/thekindlings/kindlingsfest09FriArtandtheAwakening2.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (49.6MB)

Sir Ken Robinson. "Do Schools Kill Creativity?"Guest Blogger Dick Staub

My friend Marty sent me an email that said. "Watch This." Good friends don't waste good friends time in seasons where there is none to be wasted, so I knew he meant business the business of rekindling creativity among thoughtful creatives for whom God is of central importance. I now pass it on to you. […]