Mónica Lugo talks about inspiring young people through the arts

Mónica Lugo, Head of Alegre Strings & Interim Department Chair of Strings at Merit School of Music, shares about inspiring young people through their culture and musical excellence.
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Mismatch plates and hang art low: 18 ways to create a more beautiful home

Matt Gibberd, founder of high-end architectural estate agency The Modern House, shares his top tipsFor the past 16 years, I have spent my days nosing round other people’s homes like a design-obsessed basset hound. I have been granted access through hundreds of locked doors, perched on wobbly Windsor chairs, and taken tea in stylish studio flats, cleverly converted factories and even a working barge. Throughout all this, I’ve learned a lot. As The Modern House has grown, I’ve discovered that thes...
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‘We planted a seed’: the Afghan artists who painted for freedom

The Taliban has whitewashed Kabul’s political murals – and those who created them have fled into exileNegina Azimi felt shock and fear like never before when she heard that Taliban fighters had entered Kabul on 15 August. As an outspoken female artist in Afghanistan, she knew they would come for her.“We heard reports that the Taliban might raid houses. I was scared because I live in a very central neighbourhood and every room in my house is adorned with the kind of art the Taliban won’t approve...
Tags: Art, Human Rights, Women, Life and style, World news, Afghanistan, Culture, Taliban, South and Central Asia, Art and design, Refugees, Kabul, Albania, Street Art, Azimi, Negina Azimi

‘You can sense Selim the Grim’s anger’: portraits of Ottoman sultans go on show

Set of six copies of portraits first produced in 1579 in Venice are going up for auction in London next weekThey were powerful rulers of perhaps the mightiest empire the world has ever seen, and their portraits oiled the wheels of diplomacy. Six sultans of the Ottoman empire, which spanned more than six centuries and dominated a great swathe of the world, gaze out beneath magnificent, bulbous turbans, a symbol of their wealth and status.An original set of 14 portraits was produced in Venice in 1...
Tags: Art, London, UK News, World news, Culture, Munich, Asia Pacific, Art and design, Venice, Christie

‘Secret piety’: new show reveals Andy Warhol’s Catholic roots

Known for his wild parties and proud queerness, he went to church, met the pope and prayed daily with his motherHe is celebrated for his Marilyn Monroe and Campbell’s Soup prints, legendary parties, proud queerness and worship of celebrity.But Andy Warhol was raised by a devout Catholic mother with whom he prayed daily throughout the two decades in which they shared a New York home. The wild prince of pop art went to church, met the pope and financed his nephew’s studies to become a priest. Cont...
Tags: Art, New York, US news, Culture, Brooklyn, Art and design, Catholicism, Christianity, Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol, Catholic, Campbell 's Soup

Post-Exercise Exercise: Rate Yourself

One of the five categories of social and emotional learning is self-awareness. For students, part of being self-aware includes being able to identify their own levels of effort in exercises, games, and performance assignments in drama class, and then being able to rate and assess their efforts. Do they think they’re giving their best effort, […]
Tags: Theatre, Self-awareness, Rating, Evaluation, Classroom Exercise, Teaching Drama, Social Emotional Learning

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