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Jeffrey Sparr: A Salute of Gratitude for Memorial Day

My faceless characters have always been one of my trademarks. This Memorial Day I thought to use them to honor the many men and women of our armed services that have risked their…

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Jeffrey Sparr’s “Red Carpet Thoughts”

The artist himself, Jeffrey Sparr Artist Jeffrey Sparr channels his creative juices into his thoughts on cinema's biggest night and its famous red carpet. My name is Jeff Sparr, and I am living…

Ugadi: Of New Beginnings and the Flavors of Life

It’s that time of the year again when the old gives way to the new and nature is basking in the colors of spring, a rejuvenation from the tumultuous year we’ve had.…
Meenal Sajwan dancing

Meenal Sajwan: Just the Way She Moves

Last July Meenal Sajwan completed a three-and-a-half year stay in Mexico. She was on assignment by the Indian Council for Cultural Affairs to teach Kathak dance at the Indian Culture Center in…

United by Art

“We are the artists of our lives. Creativity isn’t restricted to canvas. It’s how we choose to walk through life, exploring and expressing ourselves in all that we do, and our surroundings”…

Sports Meets Art for Social Change!

NBA Bubble athletes sporting ping pong bats in 2020 sent messages of social change and solidarity not through words, for words often get lost in translation, but through art. And the lady…
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Mandala Magic: Find Meaning In Art

Anu Bhat with Artist The Mantra Mandala from Nepal Did you know you can gain a deeper, more soulful experience from certain artworks? Energy art has been known to change the way…
Bhanu Kapil Winner of T.S. Eliot Prize

Indian-Origin Poet Bhanu Kapil Wins T.S. Eliot Poetry Prize

Indian-origin poet Bhanu Kapil is the winner of one of Britain’s most prestigious poetry awards, the T.S. Eliot prize, for her collection ‘How to Wash a Heart.’ The book is Kapil’s first…
Biden Harris inauguration inspires poetry

A Poem for Kamala Harris by Kashvi Ramani

Last week on inauguration day, 22-year-old Amanda Gorman, joined the ranks of famous poets like Maya Angelou who recited the poem "The Hill We Climb" as a laudation to the new administration.…