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The recorded voice of Virginia Woolf

This is the only surviving recording of Virginia Woolf's voice. It is part of a BBC radio broadcast from April 29th, 1937. The talk was called 'Craftsmanship' and was part of a series entitled 'Words Fail Me'.


Via Luca Baptista
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How amazing to hear her voice, and speak about words and what a word is.

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UCLArts and Healing

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Welcome To UCLArts and Healing
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Sources, programs, and ideas to spur the next generation into the creativity of aging.

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NCCA Creative Caregiving » Flourishing through the Art of Caregiving

NCCA Creative Caregiving » Flourishing through the Art of Caregiving | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
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National Center for Creative Aging- here is the caring handbook.

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Donald Hall on Growing Old and Our Cultural Attitude Toward the Elderly

Donald Hall on Growing Old and Our Cultural Attitude Toward the Elderly | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it

"When kindness to the old is condescending, it is aware of itself as benignity while it asserts its power."

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Aging- when we become invisible to the world, we are more visible to each other.

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3D Versions Of Masterpieces Bring Art To The Visually Impaired

3D Versions Of Masterpieces Bring Art To The Visually Impaired | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Please touch the art.
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Vacation and the Art of Presence: Anaïs Nin on How to Truly Unplug and Reconnect with Your Senses

Vacation and the Art of Presence: Anaïs Nin on How to Truly Unplug and Reconnect with Your Senses | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
“As you swim, you are washed of all the excrescences of so-called civilization, which includes the incapacity to be happy under any circumstances.” If leisure is the basis of culture, how can we harness its true rewards given our pathological...
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Lynda Barry - WRITING THE UNTHINKABLE

http://www.marlysmagazine.com/ Do you wish you could WRITE? Do you wish you had a better MEMORY? Do you want to make STORIES but are too confused about how to even…
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Delco actor uses theater to help himself and other survivors of childhood ... - Philly.com

Delco actor uses theater to help himself and other survivors of childhood ... - Philly.com | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Empowerment and healing are the goals of Michael Broussard’s “Ask A Sex Abuse Survivor.”
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Science of Creativity Digest: Exercise Works

Science of Creativity Digest: Exercise Works | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
We have known for a while that deliberate physical movement - even if not especially a yoga practice, for instance - can stimulate different kinds of creative thinking.
Below are two articles that report on current studies in this domain.
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Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being

Wendell Berry on How to Be a Poet and a Complete Human Being | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
"Make a place to sit down. Sit down. Be quiet. You must depend upon affection, reading, knowledge, skill..."

"When power corrupts, poetry
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AIM presents Tiny Bed Sessions » Arts in Medicine » Shands HealthCare » Shands HealthCare » University of Florida

AIM presents Tiny Bed Sessions » Arts in Medicine » Shands HealthCare » Shands HealthCare » University of Florida | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
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Living a Making: Source in the Literary Work of M.C. Richards by Julia Connor – BMCS

Living a Making: Source in the Literary Work of M.C. Richards by Julia Connor – BMCS | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
From 1981 to 1987, Julia Connor studied with poets Robert Duncan, Diane di Prima, and David Meltzer. Since 1988, she has taught poetry in a wide variety of contexts, from MFA Programs to State Prisons. Since 1992, she has taught workshops and master classes in Sacramento and continues to give presentations. She was named Poet Laureate of Sacramento in April of 2005. In addition to poetry, Julia is also a painter and ceramicist who holds a certificate from Chouard, Los Angeles (1968), where she s
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May 8, 1923: Young Vladimir Nabokov Meets the Love of His Life and Wins Her Over with a Poem

May 8, 1923: Young Vladimir Nabokov Meets the Love of His Life and Wins Her Over with a Poem | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
“Longing, and mystery, and delight…”
On May 8, 1923, a young woman appeared before a young man — an emerging poet — at an émigré charity ball in Berlin.
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Creative Programs For Vibrant Aging - EngAGE

Creative Programs For Vibrant Aging - EngAGE | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
It is our vision to make aging a beginning by providing life-enhancing programs to low-income seniors living in affordable apartment communities.
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A video showing the creativity at Burbank Senior Artists Colony.

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Poet Laureate's Migrant Childhood Was Like 'Living In Literature Every Day'

Poet Laureate's Migrant Childhood Was Like 'Living In Literature Every Day' | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Juan Felipe Herrera is the child of Mexican migrant farmworkers. He says, "I had a mother [who] sang and told stories and loved poetry, even though she only went to third grade."
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When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death

When Breath Becomes Air: A Young Neurosurgeon Examines the Meaning of Life as He Faces His Death | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it

"When you come to one of the many moments in life where you must give an account of yourself, provide a ledger of what you have been, and done, and meant to the

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Louise Bourgeois on Art, Integrity, the Trap of False Humility, and the Key to Creative Confidence

Louise Bourgeois on Art, Integrity, the Trap of False Humility, and the Key to Creative Confidence | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
“To be an artist is a guarantee to your fellow humans that the wear and tear of living will not let you become a murderer.” French-American artist Louise Bourgeois (December 11, 1911– May 31, 2010), nicknamed Spiderwoman for her iconic large-scale...
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Join Cartoonist Lynda Barry for a University-Level Course on Doodling and Neuroscience

Join Cartoonist Lynda Barry for a University-Level Course on Doodling and Neuroscience | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Cartoonist Lynda Barry, who has helped legions of adults grope their way back to the unselfconscious creativity of childhood, is teaching at the university level.
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Hear the Enchanting Jorge Luis Borges Read “The Art of Poetry” In Two Captivating Videos

Hear the Enchanting Jorge Luis Borges Read “The Art of Poetry” In Two Captivating Videos | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Very few people can offer us a satisfying definition of poetry. Enumerating the technical qualities of literary verse, as English teachers do each day, seems like a paltry explanation of what poetry is and does.
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How Art Can Help Doctors Study The Personal Aspects Of Disease

How Art Can Help Doctors Study The Personal Aspects Of Disease | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
Meyer's unorthodox merging of art and medicine proves that art therapy isn't only helpful for patients, but doctors as well.
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In Cleveland, Young and Old Keep Tempo of Life

In Cleveland, Young and Old Keep Tempo of Life | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
At the Judson Manor residence for older people in Cleveland, music students get housing free in exchange for playing concerts for their neighbors. Both camps agree: It’s a steal.
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Einstein, Gödel, and Our Strange Experience of Time: Rebecca Goldstein on How Relativity Rattled the Flow of Existence

Einstein, Gödel, and Our Strange Experience of Time: Rebecca Goldstein on How Relativity Rattled the Flow of Existence | Creatively Aging | Scoop.it
“Is there anything we know more intimately than the fleetingness of time, the transience of each and every moment?
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