Dear Son, Embrace Your Creative Gift

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When Charles Hale realizes his son is discovering his creative side, he does the only thing he can. He encourages him to cultivate and cherish it.

Giving Old Wine Bottles A New Life

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Empty the wine bottles and make them into a glasses. Innovative art combined with recycling.

What My First-Grade Son Taught Me About Art

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After seeing his son’s excitement about Degas, Picasso, and Warhol—CJ Kaplan realizes that teaching is an art form.

An American Artist in Thailand’s Largest Slum

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Phil America spent weeks living in a typical tiny house in a Klong Toey Slum, learning about a culture that most of us don’t know exists.

World’s Greatest Pizza or World’s Greatest Masterpiece?

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A lawyer tells you that a distant, eccentric billionaire relative has named you in his will. Sadly, you are to get none of his fortune, but are instead given a strange choice.

Ruth Ginsburg’s Hobby Lobby Dissent… As Song!

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Jonathan Mann grabbed his guitar and beautifully captured a passage from Justice Ruth Ginsburg’s 35-page dissent of the recent Hobby Lobby decision.

Art, Farming and a Safe Place For Boys to Discover Meaning

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Is this a model for serious education reform? Theodore Richards and The Chicago Wisdom Project.

Why Can’t Kid’s Music Change The World?

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Jeff Bogle discusses the power behind children’s music.

Do Heels Make Less Of A Man?

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Dillan DiGiovanni thinks it takes a strong man to dance like this in stiletto heels.

The Power of Voice: A Raisin in the Sun and Social Change

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With one’s voice, you can fight anything you want to fight. Randall MacLowry is fighting to tell the story of Lorraine Hansberry, author of A Raisin in the Sun.

If You Get Dizzy Easily, You Might Not Want to Watch This. (A Video Where Still Photos Go Round and Round)

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It’s called “the arc of wonder”. And this is art in the 21st century.

This Guy Creates an Animated World around Him with a Marker and Cellophane

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In this amazing and captivating video YouTube user Hombre_McSteez uses his iPhone 5 and old school animation techniques to create a cute and creative creature in everyday situations.

Artist’s Manifesto: Paint Women Like Women

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They’re more than just a collection of parts, writes illustrator Noah Bradley in an appeal to his entertainment industry colleagues.

Painter’s Journey: Uncertain Beginnings to Artist-Activist

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Joe Concra works to right injustices with his artwork and as co-founder of the O+ Festival, during which artists and musicians barter with healthcare providers.

The Crystal Anvil: Redefining The Online World of Cosplay

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The Crystal Anvil is looking to create a single online home for lovers of Cosplay, Alex Yarde reports

Auberg Designs Geek Jewelry: Flaunt Your Fashion and Your Fandom!

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Alex Yarde found the perfect place to shop for the Geek Mom in your life for Mothers Day!