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The not-so-obscure connection between business and the arts

by Michigan Daily writer  SAMANTHA CANTIE photo credit Alec Cohen Read on online “My job is all about how do we get people to move,” Marcus Collins, the chief consumer connections officer at the advertising agency Doner Company, said. “That is, how do we leverage what we know of the behavioral sciences, the evolving media […]

STEAM event: A scientist and an artist walk into a bar….

Two Scientists Walk Into a Bar is back on March 7 with an artistic twist: Two Scientist Special Edition: A Scientists and an Artist Walk Into a Bar! For this artistic variant on our popular Two Scientists Walk into a Bar program, we invited artists to the mix. They’ll be easy to spot. Just look for the […]

Why Doctors Think Art Can Help Cure You

by Chris SHARRATT for Frieze Image detail by Damien Hirst The forthcoming World Healthcare Congress, Europe, which takes place in Manchester in March, will ‘have an arts, health and social change agenda throughout’ explains Clive Parkinson, head of Arts for Health at Manchester Metropolitan University, the UK’s longest established arts and health unit. Parkinson, who has co-programmed the […]

City Launches Art Night Encinitas

The bi-monthly art open house will bring attention to the city’s dynamic visual art scene. Encinitas, CA. Enjoy an evening of visual art on Saturday, February 23, from 6:00-9:00 p.m., as Encinitas’s civic and local art galleries swing open their doors at Art Night Encinitas. The first-time event will celebrate the city’s diverse visual art […]

Rosemary KimBal starts story telling series from Dancing Brush

This is the first of a set of emails where we will feature a painting and tell its story. Please, read along and let us know what you think.   The Creation of “Goddess” As I looked around my exquisite Dancing Brush® Studio, I realized that each one of the paintings that I have created has […]

Encinitas Friends of the Arts present Artists Collective Initial Meeting

Hosted By: Angela Jackson Artist Co-Hosted By: Encinitas Friends of the Arts Jan 26th, 2019 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Add to Calendar Encinitas Library 540 Cornish Dr Encinitas, CA 92024 Share An Artists Collective Is Now Forming!  Join Us!   Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA), which is a 100% volunteer-based nonprofit organization, will provide arts […]

Wonderstaff at New Village Arts

CARLSBAD, CA. January 19, 2019—With the new year, New Village Arts (NVA) will be making some changes in its staff. NVA is very pleased to announce that Mary Jo Canaletti will move from the part-time Patron Services Manager to the full-time position of Patron Services and Education Manager. Mary Jo has worked with NVA for about […]

Accordions: Expanding Voices in the USA

Museum of Making Music: December 13, 2018 – August 31, 2019 Just over 60 years ago, accordions were at the forefront of our musical landscape. With annual sales topping a quarter of a million instruments, they were seen and heard on stages, in stores, and in classrooms across the country.  But musical tastes shifted dramatically […]

Encinitas Friends of the Arts Membership and Volunteer Thank You Party

Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) is lucky to have Naimeh Woodward at the helm as she throws a hell of a party. On Thursday Dec 6, a group of membership and volunteer enjoyed the entertainment supplied by the professional India Dancer Kirti Srivastava and the African drummers Nana Yaw Obrafo A and Nigel. This terrific combination was […]

Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley at New Village Arts

By Patricia Frischer New Village Arts: Miss Bennet: Christmas At Pemberley showing until Dec 23.. This is the San Diego Premiere of Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon’s holiday sequel to Pride and Prejudice. There are a few things to get straight before you read a report on Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley.  First, this is written […]