Finding face time in the 21st century
Pareidolia (/pærɨˈdoʊliə/ parr-i-doh-lee-ə) is a psychological phenomenon involving random stimulus being perceived as significant or finding patterns in random data. Common examples include seeing pictures in clouds or identifying the “man in the moon.” It relates to an evolved tendency for our eyes and mind to create human faces out of abstract patterns.
LC poet Ellen Bass interviewed in NYT (6/25/2014) - “(Poetry) can do what it has always done. It can be a way to come into actual contact with reality, a way not to turn away.” -Ellen Bass Check out this link to read Ellen Bass’ discussion of her new book Like a Beggar from 23 May 2014 in the New York Times’ ArtsBeat. Live Radio Interview with Christian McEwen and Kathryn Petruccelli (5/24/2014) - The Santa Cruz, CA NPR affiliate radio station, KUSP, broadcasted a live studio interview with Christian McEwen and Kathryn Petruccelli on April 13, 2014. – Listen to the interview and see more at: http://blogs.kusp.org/poetryshow/2014/04/14/christian-mcewen-and-kathryn-petruccelli-guests Bridging Cities: a Micro-History (1/29/2014) - When we look at the examples of relationships that have been built between various cities over the last century, clearly the focus is international. Most of us have heard of Sister Cities International, an organization that began in 1956 under President Eisenhower, and since that time has been matching up U.S. cities with cities all over the…