This week, songwriter, musician, and performer Earl Peanutt” Montgomery talks with Community Arts Program manager Deb Boykin. We used those ideas to yesterday write an I AM poem, which allows us to look at ourselves, what we like and dislike, what we hope and dream for, and what we’re worried about. This visual arts teaching position is wholly funded by the Arts Equity and Access Fund, the Arts Tax!
The deadlines for applications for the Fred & Helen Hanan Scholarships in Chinese and the Lissie Rathbone Scholarship have been extended. Unlike words, which come in sequences and each of which have a definite meaning, art provides a range of forms, symbols and ideas with meanings that are malleable.
Funakoshi placed no emphasis on competitions or tournaments (in fact he and other great Shihan of Okinawa opposed introduction of sport karate), but instead placed emphasis on self perfection & believed common decency & respect for other human beings were the highest precepts taught in karate.
It’s been almost a year since the Canada Council for the Arts released its first open data to the public and we’ve had an enthusiastic response from the community. Four young missionaries serving with Operation Mobilization (OM) in Belgium met as a ‘visual arts team’ in May, 2011 along with a team of creative students from Colombia International University in the USA.
I always brought my story” about being bullied and beat up and how that experience motivated me to learn martial arts and then help others avoid this terrible experience if at all possible. The day started off early with a delicious breakfast of pancakes, scrambled eggs and hash browns before the kids went to their Creative Expression classes to do some soul-searching and explore their personal abilities.