Meet Julie Burstein, author of Spark: How Creativity Works, this year's 'Community Book" for Lexington Reads 2012.
Julie Burstein is a Peabody Award-winning radio producer and author with a passion for creativity in everyday life. In 2000, she created Studio 360, National Public Radio's premiere program about pop culture and the arts, hosted by Kurt Andersen. Drawing on Studio 360's hundreds of interviews with artists such as Yo-Yo Ma, Mira Nair, Rosanne Cash, Chuck Close, and Joyce Carol Oates, Ms. Burstein will discuss the roots of creativity, pulling back the curtain to reveal the sources of these artists' inspirations, and the processes by which they create their art.
Her talk, which will be illustrated with both sound and film clips from Studio 360, will not only explore the creativity of some of the world’s most talented people...it may also help each of us to find a spark of our own!
This event is free, no tickets needed. Doors open at 1:30 p.m. Please note this event is at Cary Hall, 1605 Massachusetts Avenue.