Tagged: Voice

Public art represents voice, spirit, culture of communities (Editorial)

Public art brings momentum and vitality to a community.

From murals on buildings to seasonal ice sculptures, from to war memorials to displays of art in parks and other open spaces, public art can help define a community as one which cares not only about its citizenry but also the visitors who come and go.

Think about the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden at the Quadrangle and what it means to the countless visitors young and old alike who admire the artwork, but who also play among its pieces and think about the value of reading and literacy.


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‘Dancing With the Devil… the Art of Starting Over’ by Demi Lovato Review: Recovering a Powerful Voice

Though there’s a long history of records about substance abuse and newfound sobriety, the past few years have seen an acceleration of the trend. We’re getting used to hearing artists tell their stories about drugs and alcohol and listening to music about searching for peace. “Dancing With the Devil… the Art of Starting Over” (Island), the new album out Friday from pop singer Demi Lovato, is certainly a recovery narrative, but the details of her story, many of which make it into these songs, are almost unbearably harrowing. And since it arrives with a companion documentary series and an all-out

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