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Rose Weaver: The arts help us to heal, in community

When art conveys an aspect of human experience, it can touch people’s lives in profound and meaningful ways. Rose Weaver tells a story of how her artistic work helped her and others to deal with difficult and complicated family losses. 489 more words

Stories On The Arts' Impact

“Food for the soul”

Since my retirement as the executive director of a privately funded arts organization and as member of the Board of Directors of the Arts and Cultural Alliance of Newport County, I know the value of the arts firsthand. 249 more words

Making the invisible visible

The arts can allow us to make new and unexpected connections and elevate the people and places that so often go unnoticed.

In 2016, I completed a public art piece entitled “ 277 more words

Why the future of social change belongs to community research

People don’t exist as isolated entities, and social programs, movements, or data analytic methods that assume they do are not aligned with reality—and may be doomed to fail. 118 more words


Hope Is a Vineyard

All cities have blighted neighborhoods with potential that simply need a little sun and water to grow, and it’s micro-level community efforts that constitute that nourishment. 1,091 more words


Changing drug use in youth - the Icelandic Model

On today’s show we visit the University of Reykjavik and learn about Planet Youth, a program designed to change communities to facilitate youth growing up drug free. 43 more words

Radio Broadcasts

The experience of community

One of the co-founder of The Arctic Playhouse Theatre in West Warwick, David Vieira wants to share his love of live performance and community.

Art — in particular, theatre and live music — has always played a pivotal role in my life, starting when I was a teen through now in my 60s. 191 more words