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On the 'A' With Souleo: Visual Artists Are 'Pushing Buttons' in More Ways Than One

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 01.20.2017 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

"Buttoned Up Cloud" represents the 2300-mile journey between my small, rural hometown in eastern Washington to an equally small suburb in western Pennsylvania.

On the "A" w/Souleo: Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation Heading to Philadelphia

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 11.06.2016 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The walls at Rush Arts Galleries are expanding beyond New York City and into Philadelphia, PA. The news was delivered during the fourth annual Gold Rush Awards.

On the 'A' w/Souleo: New TV Series Explores America By The Numbers

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

The series launches on October 2 on WORLD Channel and October 4 on PBS, with the episode "Mainstream USA," which looks at how the small town of Clarkston, Georgia is negotiating increased diversity levels.

Digging Into "The Why" of Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation with Danny Simmons

Brandon Deroche | Posted 11.23.2014 | Impact
Brandon Deroche

With this weekend being their annual Gold Rush Awards fundraiser in New York, I caught up with Danny to learn the story of how Rush began.

Robin Thicke Will Let You Be 'Roadie For A Day' For Charity

The Huffington Post | Nader Salass | Posted 07.18.2013 | Impact

Robin Thicke's racy single "Blurred Lines" may have blown up this summer, but he's still finding time to stay grounded and give back. The singer-s...

What Makes Russell Simmons Happy?

Posted 03.04.2013 | Healthy Living

Russell Simmons talks about the positive act of making positive changes, his connection to kids and his love for yoga. The following is an excerpt fro...

Love, Life, Art: A Conversation With Danny Simmons

Kirsten West Savali | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices
Kirsten West Savali

Danny Simmons is an artist. Not the kind of artist who compromises for publicity that evaporates with the emergence of the "next big thing," but a true multifaceted artist who takes pride in exposing raw, untapped talent hailing from urban neighborhoods

A Rush to Give Back

Russell Simmons | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Russell Simmons

The history of our nonprofit Rush Philanthropic is a family history, one of brothers helping one another to help those less fortunate than themselves.

The Battle for Arts in Schools Is a Battle, Consumers Can't Afford to Lose

Judy Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Judy Shapiro

The research supporting the need for Arts within an educational system is uncontroversial. Kids exposed to the Arts within their school do better academically and emotionally.

Can You Feel the Love?

Liz Neumark | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Liz Neumark

After monthly food festivals featuring a seasonal harvest item, February -- the dead of winter month -- lends itself to our imagination... and for us, the crop is love.