Within all the disorder of The Armed's music and their live show, it all feels like a microcosm of how we all try to fit into all the craziness going on in the world.
Perhaps only the great die young, yet true genius lives on as evidenced by Haring's enduring legacy -- his amazing contributions to art continue to flourish today in our homes, exhibitions and major museums all over the world.
With a steady body of work under their belt over the past couple decades, Jaga Jazzist recently released their newest album Starfire on the renowned Ninja Tune Records imprint.
Why am I here? Why are you here? Is it because we have so many forces, foods, friends and flings to which to say "yes," or "no" to? To love or hate?
While they differ vastly from one another, there is one common strength I have observed: the arts have made a profound impact on the health of each community.
I did not grow up travelling to different countries. I had a simple and happy upbringing in a working class family of 7 in England. Mum and dad worked hard putting great food on the table, and my father would grow vegetables in the back garden.
I continue on my journey to share with you some of the world's creative geniuses. These individuals turn their imaginations into reality. They all share a common mission to make the world a better place, may it be through innovation, creativity or both.
Some people will waste a lifetime waiting for the Gatekeepers. I was almost one of those people. By nature, I'm a rule follower. Even unwritten rules. If there's a way something is "supposed to be done," that's how I'll do it. When I finished writing my first novel, I queried agents.
When listening to the music of Nashville-based indie rock band Bully, there's a little grunge, a little punk, and a little stoner rock, but it really never dives deep into any style in particular.
Financial strains can often limit extracurricular activities. Yet we can all remember from our own experience that schools, at their best, provide an array of performing and visual arts programming and a wide variety of sports and community service clubs.
From June 23rd through July 3rd, world-renowned dance company DanceBrazil will be having its annual performance at The Joyce Theater in Chelsea.
I have to recognize, I knew almost nothing about the tragedy that happened almost 30 years ago in Chernobyl, Ukraine. The nuclear power plant accident was catastrophic, and its effects on the population were beyond human comprehension.
The ills of the NFL simply shine a spotlight on some of the ills of society. And now we're trying to blow the whistle. We want to have a say in who must take their ball and go home and who gets to stay. But it doesn't work that way.
Image used with permission of CAA The College of Adaptive Arts (CAA) is a revolutionary idea. A not-for-profit organization of higher l...