Category Archives: Culture

Interview: Paul Anthony Romero, composer & pianist

Interview with Paul Anthony Romero My friend Joe Lopiccolo introduced me a couple of years ago to his friend and former colleague Paul Romero, a composer who started his career as a professional classical pianist and today whose written soundtracks … Continue reading

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16 FREE Things to do in the L.A. this Spring and Summer

16 FREE Things to do in the L.A. area this Spring and Summer As gas prices march north, you might be already thinking about how it will affect your spending. I want you though to still have a great time … Continue reading

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I’m Friends with FRED

A few hours ago, I spoke @ FRED hosted by Steve Glenn of Living Homes. What a wonderful way to end a Wednesday. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to share my love of space. I don’t think … Continue reading

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Mothers Rock – No Mothering Style is Superior to Another

Earlier this week I article in Wall Street Journal,  Why Chinese Mothers Are Superior, and forwarded it to some friends and family. Some of their  reactions ranged from shock to amusement. First and for the record I am not a … Continue reading

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Machine Project: Los Angeles Based Arts & Educational Center

Machine Project, a Los Angeles Center for arts, education (featuring a variety of Do it Yourself technology. Open Source Satellite Project, presented by Song Hojun at the Machine Project in April, 2010. Related Links Song Hojun on VIMEO. Free Do … Continue reading

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Irec: Polaroid Resurrection, Nels Cline, 3-D Astronomy

The Impossible Project: Resurrecting the polaroid format (store link). Nels Cline: Guitar super-hero and great guy. Celestia: 3-D astronomy program; their wikipedia entry

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Irec – The Mysterious Explorations of Jasper Morello

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Irec – Alice Davis, Rules for Maverick Entrepreneurs, Jules Verne Adventures

Disney Legend, Alice Davis (her wiki bio) 34 Rules for Maverick Entrepreneurs by Yanik Silver Jules Verne Adventures, the non profit organization and festival

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Irec – Ryan Francesconi, Silent Movie Theatre, Brian Wilson

Ryan Fracesconi (Musician &  programmer) The Silent Movie Theatre, Los Angeles Musician Brian Wilson

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Irec – Good Food, Mina, Argument Against Free Music

KCRW Radio show (Archives available online): Saturday, April 10, 2010: Eating in North Korea; Monkey Bread; Green Garlic; Tea Mina: An Italian Singer (see you tube video below) Blog posting on Why the ‘Music As Free’ Argument Just Doesn’t Hold … Continue reading

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