People who engage in music or visual arts are better protected against dementia and other cognitive decline issues. Nows the time to pick up that instrument you keep meaning to learn how to play!
Artists compared with non-artists are better protected, he added. “Due to their art, the brain is better protected [against] diseases like . . . → Read More: Things Are Good: Artists Better Protected Against Cognitive Decline
By: Obert Madondo | The Canadian Progressive: Over 100 actors, directors, producers, directors, technicians and other cultural professionals have signed an open letter demanding the immediate cancellation of anti-immigrant TV series Border Security. The letter is addressed to National Geographic, Force Four Entertainment, Shaw Media, Global BC, the Canadian Border Services Agency (CBSA), “and all . . . → Read More: The Canadian Progressive: Over 100 Canadian artists demand cancellation of anti-immigrant TV show “Border Security”
Eleven artists were invited by the School for Advanced Research to come together in a series of seminars to share their thoughts on their art work and on their lives and experiences as indigenous women. Out of these seminars comes the book Art In Our Lives: Native Women Artists In Dialogue (SAR Press, 2010). . . . → Read More: Art Threat: Contemporary First Nations artists in conversation – 11 women reflect on their art, colonization and home