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Paola Prestini

Around the World in 30 Days -- October 2015

C. M. Rubin | Posted 11.09.2015 | Education
C. M. Rubin

The stark problem of inequality was a major theme in my global discussions this month. Inequality (gender and economic) causes huge gaps in who can get a good education, but it also creates gaps in who are unable to use their education for employment.

The Global Search for Education: A Haven for Artists and More

C. M. Rubin | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
C. M. Rubin

In an age when global competencies are seen as a critical component of a holistic education, exposure to different people's arts is a powerful way to connect and learn about each other.

Brooklyn's Original Music Workshop

Jeremy Turner | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts
Jeremy Turner

Having lived in the neighborhood for nearly a decade, and been a musician in New York for nearly two decades, I knew what an ambitious undertaking this must have been.

The 'Hubble Cantata'

Mario Livio | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Mario Livio

2013-07-23-mariolivoarts The shapes in the sand and the constellations in the sky become one, mirroring the tortuous path of human life in the dramatic Hubble images of outbursts that simultaneously mark stellar deaths and the promise for a new generation of stars, planets, and life.

New Music and Ways to Listen at River To River Festival

NYC-ARTS | Posted 09.01.2013 | New York
NYC-ARTS

River To River festival events in New York City this summer have been nudging audiences into new ways of experiencing sound and music, where no one ha...

Stunning Multimedia Opera Debuts

Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts

A multimedia opera set in Southern Italy is due to premier at the Kennedy Center this month, written and composed by Paola Prestini. Titled "Oceanic V...