Diwali: The Hindu Festival Of Lights


Diwali is India’s most important holiday of the year. Join us in honoring this holiday by learning more about the traditions and the meaning behind Diwali. India is a very large country, several different variations of Diwali have developed over time, and it is celebrated differently depending on the region. Diwali is known as the festival of lights. […]

Carrie Brownstein

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In searching for inspiration on musician, writer, and actress Carrie Brownstein, I didn’t have to look far. She has participated in so many creative endeavors including Portlandia, the Riot Grrrl movement, Sleater-Kinney, NPR, Wild Flag, and so much more. I first became a fan of Carrie, as many of us have, through watching the quirky […]

Smart Arts: Claire Morgan

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Claire Morgan is an internationally exhibited artist based in London. Using drawings and sculpture, she has a particular interest in the natural world and natural forms. She often uses taxidermy in her sculptures, where she suspends creatures and plants in the air, creating a delicate spectacle exploring time and change. Here, I interviewed Claire about […]