18 03, 2016

An Artful Response: Refugee Aid

By | March 18th, 2016|activism, art, blogs|0 Comments

Dear Friends, I have spent the better part of the past eight months looking away. The Syrian refugee crisis streams into my living room every night via the evening news whether I am paying attention or not and although some nights I am able to observe from a dispassionate distance, on the nights that I [...]

23 10, 2015

I’m Officially Cool

By | October 23rd, 2015|activism, blogs|0 Comments

I watch the PBS News Hour with Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff almost every night. I'm cool that way. But, this, I didn't see coming. After I wrote a blog called Do Something a couple of days ago, a friend (Allen Goldberg) passed it on to his friend who is the Executive Producer of the [...]

20 10, 2015

Do Something

By | October 20th, 2015|activism, blogs|1 Comment

Last night my wife and I watched the PBS News Hour as we do most evenings around 6pm. My youngest son was with us for dinner, so he was watching as well. There was a story about Syrian immigrants waiting and walking in the pouring rain in their struggle to cross Slovenia and Croatia on [...]

14 10, 2015


By | October 14th, 2015|activism, art, music, onevoice, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Some of you have heard me talk about the transformative experience I had at SPARC in Richmond this past June. It was called LIVE ART:SOUL and was quite simply the most powerful creative experience I've ever had, featuring Jason Mraz , Sara Bareilles, and most importantly, over 200 kids of all abilities lifting one another [...]

4 08, 2015

A Return to Nicaragua

By | August 4th, 2015|activism, onevoice|0 Comments

This summer a theme seems to be undeniably emerging. Voices. Everywhere there are voices that have gone un-listened to for far too long. And they are now demanding to be heard. From the #BlackLivesMatter movement to marriage equality, people seem to be coming to the realization that our collective well-being resides not in the word [...]