A few things I want to share:
- Open Field has come to the end of its summer season, over 70 programs later! Gabby Coll, my fantastic media intern, wrote a great summary of the season. Sharing #CatVidFest with 9,000 fellow humans was a delightful way to end our programming. As I've been reminded: "It's not about watching cat videos, it's about watching cat videos together." Amen. I end the season feeling downright inspired-- both by my Open Field cohorts and the inventive artists and community members that proposed programs.
- Twin Cities performing arts website Minnesota Playlist is unveiling new changes! They're also sharing a great series of articles on placemaking (hooray for dialogue!) this week. You can find the first one over here.
- Nancy Rosenbaum is a talented writer and storyteller that I met at a Small Art two winters ago. She interviewed me for Pollen about my journey towards scaling down creatively (as I've described here and here). It's a most generous article, and I'm grateful for the opportunity to tell my story. You can read it here.
I'm spending the rest of August wrapping up full time field work, pondering the future, and celebrating a new year of life (!!!!!!) with a travel adventure. I'm looking forward to blogging regularly mid-September. Enjoy celebrating the final days of summer!