Artist Spotlight: Matthew Brinston

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Nov 02, 2021 /
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When death leads to life, art is inevitable. And art, as creation, is a reflection of its creator. Brinston and his work consistently grapple with the revolution of death and life and death again. The cacophonous symphony of color and shape, rhythm and structure that compose his work is all at once chaotic and calm. Just as the artist himself is an amalgam of mania and peace. The composition of art and artist is indistinguishable... just as his art is an extension of himself, the artist has become an extension of his art. For the artist, art is valuable in its making life worth living.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Practice & Discovery of Self Care

by Stacey Ebert / Nov 01, 2021 /
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Have you ever heard of the term self-care? Do you roll your eyes, thinking it’s all sorts of woo woo nonsense? Do you embrace it fully, relishing in those moments you make sure to take time for you? Do you think it might be nice, but when on earth are you supposed to find the time for that kind of thing? Or, do you find yourself a little bit interested but completely unsure of how to go about it? At one point or another, I’ve hit every stage of these questions. Well over a decade ago, I walked out of my first yoga class.

How to Plan the Perfect Long Island Beach Trip

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One of the reasons Long Island is so popular with New Yorkers and people from well beyond the big city is its beaches. A 118-mile stretch of land that juts into the Atlantic, there are many great options, with the Hamptons a classic.

How to Plan the Perfect Long Island Beach Trip

Artist Spotlight: Masha Ermeeva

by Dr. Jessie Voigts / Oct 24, 2021 /
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In her new work, Masha Ermeeva, a Miami-based artist, explores themes in the realm of intimacy, duality, transformation, and balance through sensual figurative abstractions. Conveying human connection and the bond between figures, each painting serves as an invitation to look deep within and feel thoroughly.

Trust. From Artist Spotlight: Masha Ermeeva
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Afghanistan Spotlight: Historical Context and Transnational Feminism for Afghan Women

by Olivia Fraser / Oct 20, 2021 /
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Throughout time in the Middle East, women have been considered second class citizens and have had to fight for their basic human rights.

Afghanistan Spotlight: Historical Context and Transnational Feminism for Afghan Women

How to Test Journalistic Sources: Bias Is All Around You

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Note: This book? It's an incredibly important read—and tool—for educators, parents, and students. 

How to Test Journalistic Sources: Bias Is All Around You

Bias Is All Around You! Can you separate fact from fiction to safeguard your mental health? Let this handbook be your guide for inspecting all the information you are exposed to in social media today. If you cannot properly assess information bias, it could:

Music for Autumn's Connections

by Kerry Dexter / Oct 18, 2021 /
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Reflection, transition, change: autumn weather, as well as the celebrations, traditions, and memories which go along with the season, invite each of these. That is also the case for the music you will be exploring in this episode of Music for Shifting Times.

Music for Autumn's Connections

Four Budget-Friendly Islands to Visit

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Are you dreaming about having a vacation on the most beautiful tropical island on earth, but the lack of money stops you from making it real? Don’t worry. It is possible to find a gorgeous beach vacation which won’t break the bank. 

Four Budget-friendly islands to visit

Climate Change and Inequality: Does Climate Change Discriminate?

by Sarah Carter / Oct 07, 2021 /
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Does Climate Change Discriminate?

Climate Change and Inequality...Does Climate Change Discriminate?

"Josh Recommends" NINE with Central Florida Vocal Arts

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"Josh Recommends" NINE with Central Florida Vocal Arts

 "Josh Recommends" NINE with Central Florida Vocal Arts

Central Florida Vocal Arts presents
"NINE” with performances October 8, 9, and 10 

 "Josh Recommends" NINE with Central Florida Vocal Arts

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