Diwali: The Hindu Festival Of Lights

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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 […]