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Music for Autumn's Connections

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Oct 18, 2021 / 0 comments

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

Climate Change and Inequality: Does Climate Change Discriminate?

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Oct 07, 2021 / 0 comments

Does Climate Change Discriminate?

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

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Join Things! (The Benefits of Extracurriculars)

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Oct 04, 2021 / 0 comments

It’s October. Many school children in the northern hemisphere have now been in school for over a month. Amidst the clamour of all things Covid, schools have gotten back to it. Whether in person, remote, or hybrid, the back to school honeymoon period is waning and we’re full throttle into all things learning. So now what? As the weather turns from summer’s warmth to autumn’s cooler days and soccer, band, theater arts, and more pick up speed, will your student be in the midst of organizations, meetings, and activities, or choose to spend their time in a different way? 

Artist Spotlight: Mayuka Yamamoto

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Oct 01, 2021 / 0 comments

From September 25th – October 30th, 2021, downtown Los Angeles’ Corey Helford Gallery proudly presents their next major solo show, entitled Monochrome, Apples and Animals, from Japanese oil painter Mayuka Yamamoto in the Main Gallery.

Women’s Human Right to Education in Afghanistan

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Oct 01, 2021 / 0 comments

On 30th August 2021, the US military departed from Afghanistan, ending a 20-year occupation, which led to the ongoing Taliban takeover. As the current events in Kabul continue to unfold, the reality of the impact of women’s human rights in Afghanistan becomes more of a threat as each day passes. 

Women’s Human Right to Education in Afghanistan

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

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Sep 21, 2021 / 0 comments

Whether you think you are or not, everyone is affected by climate change. The climate crisis urgently needs individual and international attention.Human beings are the primary cause of the situation that we are currently in, and all humans are suffering the consequences of our collective actions.

Linking Human Rights and Climate Change

Music for Friendship and Resilience

by Kerry Dexter /
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Sep 20, 2021 / 0 comments

For journeys of geography, imagination, or heart, resilience and friendship make fine traveling companions. The creativity of these musicians will help you think about these things.

Music for Friendship and Resilience

Through the Eyes of an Educator: Back to School—Managing expectations

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Sep 08, 2021 / 0 comments

‘Expectation is the root of all heartache’ - William Shakespeare

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

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Sep 01, 2021 / 0 comments

 

The minute I saw the art of Kippy Sage, I was entranced. There's a certain joie de vivre that glows from within her art; her creativity is extraordinary! Read on for more about Kippy, including inspiration, finding her art online, and a special project with the Smithsonian.

Without further ado, the words and art of Kippy Sage...

Artist Spotlight: Kippy Sage

Music for summer's end and autumn's beginning

by Kerry Dexter /
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Aug 16, 2021 / 0 comments

Summer's end, autumn's beginning, shifting times global and local, time to reflect wherever you may find yourself and in whatever season.

As ever, changes and choices are in the wind.

Music for summer's end and autumn's beginning

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