HOW DRAWING FIGHTS AGING MEMORIES AND DEMENTIA

HOW DRAWING FIGHTS AGING MEMORIES AND DEMENTIA

Everyone’s memory declines with age. A number of factors lead to memory decline, but drawing is one of the most promising ways to improve memory, according to researchers. By connecting and processing information with multiple parts of the brain at once, drawing makes it easier for the mind to find its way to information when needed.


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BETTER BRAND BUILDING: HOW TO BE THE BEST AMBASSADOR FOR YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS

BETTER BRAND BUILDING: HOW TO BE THE BEST AMBASSADOR FOR YOUR CREATIVE BUSINESS

If you want to represent your company more effectively, you need to become the best brand ambassador you can be. Learning to reach out to the local community, showcase your expertise, and hire the right people can all enhance the effectiveness of these efforts, so you can grow your business and continue to build your brand.

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Tackling Your Terror: 10 Ways to Take Out the Fear of Public Speaking

Tackling Your Terror: 10 Ways to Take Out the Fear of Public Speaking

So, is speaking in front of a crowd really more terrifying than taking your last breath? If so, what can ordinary people do to tackle that terror? Whether you are asked to give a presentation in front of a group of colleagues or debate a contentious topic in a large auditorium, the fear and trepidation are very real.

The good news is there are things you can do to overcome that fear of public speaking. Here are 10 ways to make it happen:

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NEW WORK MIAMI

NEW WORK MIAMI

To celebrate and spotlight Miami artists who create and bring those theatrical stories to life, The Knight Foundation, which has invested $165 million into the arts and culture of Miami since 2005, launched Knight New Work Miami late last year. With a $500,000 commitment, the foundation has funded five original works of performance art that capture the city’s culture, exuberance and originality. The five artists will tell their own whimsical stories of Miami. As the audience, we will have the opportunity to see this magical city from their point of view when the performances debut during the 2020-2021 Knight Foundation season of the arts.

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SUPA TYB

SUPA TYB

I was first made aware of the phenomenon that is ‘Supa BlackGirl’, ‘Supa TYB’ while watching my not-so-secret dance obsession, Bring It on Lifetime. Supa TYB and her Young Contemporary Dance Theatre (YCDT) dancers brought so much flair and sass to the Bring It battle floor that she earned her own eight episode docu-series, Step It Up, where viewers got an even closer look into the demanding training that takes place in her own YCDT dance studio.

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A Walk on the Wild Side: Landing with a Rare Bird’s Eye View from Hunt Slonem’s Brooklyn Studio Wonderland

A Walk on the Wild Side: Landing with a Rare Bird’s Eye View from Hunt Slonem’s Brooklyn Studio Wonderland

It’s one thing to contemplate an artist’s work on the walls of a gallery or in a good museum, or perhaps read a great article in a leading art magazine, but the perspective one receives is obviously limited and never totally complete until you have the opportunity to converse directly with the artist while in their studio.

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