Monthly Archives: May 2014

How 50 music teachers are creating 5,000 musician-citizens across the US, thanks to a TED Prize wish

Originally posted on TED Blog:
Jose Antonio Abreu made a TED Prize wish in 2009 to train 50 musicians to start youth orchestras in their community. The final class of Sistema Fellows graduated this month. Photo: Andrew Hurlbut at NEC…

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Album of the Week-Heaven and Hell

I’ve been playing this album over and over in my head obsessively all week. If you’re looking for quality, timeless music with stellar lyrical prowess, look no further than Black Sabbath’s Heaven and Hell. Disclaimer: I did not upload this video to … Continue reading

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A blank screen. An empty sheet. An ocean of possibilities; whole universes of yeses, nos and maybes, and yet nothing can come of them. Each atom buzzes with suggestions and silent words of encouragement- words that cry desperately for life but never … Continue reading

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We Will Never Truly Know Him

We will never truly know him, that man with the cigar- whose weathered complexion and brilliant, haggard eyes pierce through you and weave stories that resonate within, but tell you little of the man behind them. We will never truly know … Continue reading

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Labyrinth (Encephalon)

The endless canyons snake on and on, illuminated only by the never-ending lightning storm overhead. Etched deep within these walls are storm-blasted marks of history and activity- of existence itself, and the desire to pursue it. The grey mound that houses this … Continue reading

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