Why is Art Important in Dark Times?

There are so many forms of art, dance, painting, poetry, photography, architecture. There have been various artistic endeavours during historical crises that have lifted human spirits.  A recent example: violinist, Lena Yokoyama played for healthcare workers at Cremora hospital in Northern Italy.  The violinist was paying homage to the health Read more…

The Value of Hope

Hope is defined as an optimistic state of mind that is based on an expectation of positive outcomes concerning events and circumstances in one’s life or the world at large. As a verb, its definitions include: “expectation with confidence” and “to cherish a desire with anticipation”. (Wikipedia) Question is, what is the Read more…