The 1927, Oscar for Best Actor was the very first Academy Award to ever be presented. Emil Jannings, a German actor especially noted for performing tragic roles, won (for ‘The Last Command’ and ‘The Way of All Flesh’). The actor apparently had a previous engagement and had to return to Europe before the ceremony, so…

Choose a job you love I now know that finding the connection between what I love to do, what I do well, and what I get paid to do, will lead me to have peace in an insecure world. The Chinese philosopher, Confucius, said, “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life. Because,…

Philippe Valy Valy’s paintings represent the exotic landscapes of his vividly poetical unconscious and his profound love of nature. The depth of sensation transmitted in his painting comes from the sensation felt by Valy becoming one with his painting which is a result of a very pure love he feels inside of himself for his…

CREATE SOMETHING ! YOU CAN DO IT !

CREATE SOMETHING THAT HAS NEVER EXISTED BEFORE Have you ever asked yourself, what do I want to create in my life? Who do I want to be? Where do I want to live? Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and Meghan, Duchess of Sussex leave Windsor Castle in the Ascot Landau carriage during a procession after getting…

LEADERSHIP STARTS WHERE THE JOB ENDS

Leadership starts where the job ends. Being a risker, a pioneer, taking chances, these are all important elements in leadership. If you risk you may lose. If you pioneer you may be wrong. Leadership is for you if you can stand out from the crowd, dare to be a target, dare to risk to win the larger…

Tranquility is a condition of openness and receptivity to the treasures of life. Tranquility is the ability to view the world through gentler glasses and hear our fellows with kinder ears. It is the ability to see things as they really are, instead of how we’d like them to be. It is a condition of…

CREATE SOMETHING THAT HAS NEVER EXISTED BEFORE CREATE SOMETHING THAT HAS NEVER EXISTED BEFORE Have you ever asked yourself, what do I want to create in my life? Who do I want to be? Where do I want to live? Whether you have a clear vision of your future or not. Your life is meant to always…

Prescient, ingenious, and wonderfully realized, these uproarious, two-one plays were first performed in 1971 and are radical, 1960’s-style political satires that skewer race relations. To celebrate its 50th anniversary, The Negro Ensemble Company, Inc. is producing a season of revivals of works from their distinguished past that were notable in their original productions. G. Anthony Williams…