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Two Day Reminiscence Training Course - Brighton

‘Lots of ideas to go away and research – good to meet others and share experiences and ideas. I feel more confident to go away and plan some reminiscence activities. 394 more words

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ArtWALK Field Trip success!

So much fun and ART and exploration! Art students had their eyes wide OPEN checking out downtown LA and the many sights/sites. The itinerary included: Cathedral of Our Lady Of Angels (Neo-Gothic!), unfortunately arrived too late to view the interior, then a walk to check out a bronze replica of the George Washington marble statue in Grand Central Park, next we snuck into the Metro Station for a look at mosaics based on Faith Ringgold paintings, and then onto the Disney Concert Hall to be WOWed by Frank Gehry’s deconstructivist architecture, and then the highlight visit to the Broad Contemporary museum (*mostly thanks to IHS art/photo/APAH/yearbook alum Chelsea Trinh*) where students got to view art LIVE by Shirin Neshat, Kara Walker, El Anatsui, Basqiuat, Kusama, Warhol, Lichtenstein and many more! 99 more words

Why I'm not community-minded, part 2.

In hindsight, I may have had very high expectations of what people, in general, would be willing to do for our community co-op. I may have been unrealistic. 375 more words

Why I'm not community-minded

We read a lot these days about the Slow Living movement, about ‘buying local’ and about getting involved in your local community. Volunteering in your community promotes connections to other people and leads to feelings of well-being and belonging. 618 more words

a view from crime lake

I first started work on this project when pregnant in 2014. My daughter’s now 3 and we’ve finally finished – in style! It’s been a pleasure working with colleagues Harriet Morgan-Shami, Cath Ford and Shonagh Short as well as members of the Crafty Lasses art group at St Chad’s. 132 more words

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Podcast #09: Hannah West & Christian Topman

This weeks guests are Hannah West & Christian Topman, the driving force behind The Arts Barge Project​ (@artsbargeyork).

Having started the project 9 years ago they are drawing closer to completing the barge, with some exciting news about the next stage in the development and fit out. 74 more words

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