A Reason To Survive (1)

An agency of the State of Arizona, the Arizona Commission on the Arts provides grants, programs, services and leadership in support of the arts and arts learning programs. There are so many thoughts that pop into my head for blogging & writing & recording & podcasting that I really need to have a dedicated multimedia assistant working with me on a regular basis to get more of this $h!# out to you on a more regular basis.

In Ancient Greece , all art and craft was referred to by the same word, Techne Thus, there was no distinction between the arts. Probably grab a little dinner afterwards and might even make a quick run into a craft store. To be eligible to apply, the lead applicant needs to be Arts Council funded, or have presented work to the public through ACE programmes. While these often have no specific utilitarian (motivated) purpose, anthropologists know that they often serve a purpose at the level of meaning within a particular culture. This year, Simon (age 8) is working through Sonlight’s Language Arts 3. I love the collection of readers included in this program. I’ve been overwhelmed by my immersion into the realities of First Nation politics and arts practice.arts & culture

Professor Helena Szépe of the University of South Florida, who researches and teaches on books of the Renaissance era, with a focus on illustration, both in manuscript and print, brought her talented, perceptive graduate and advanced undergraduate students to visit the Studio to see some of the basics of typesetting and printing by hand and to examine selected leaves from early printed books held in our Tampa Book Arts Studio Library collections.

Dr. Mark Cheng’s thoughts & insights on Pavel Tsatsouline’s Russian Kettlebell training, the RKC/StrongFirst system of strength training, AND Gray Cook’s Functional Movement System (FMS) of rehabilitation/pre-hab for elite athletes, martial artists, tactical personnel, private trainers, and the everyday person who just wants to feel better, stronger, and more alive… and now the one and only blog for all of Dr. Cheng’s endeavors – including martial arts & Tui-Na orthopedic medicine!arts & culture

On the other hand, crafts and design are sometimes considered applied art Some art followers have argued that the difference between fine art and applied art has more to do with value judgments made about the art than any clear definitional difference.arts & culture