Art with a message

the other week i went to a conference entitled “the arts as a tool in the fight against poverty” which had presentations by a variety of ngo’s that use music or acrobatics or art to impact society. They had a variety of approaches, such as teaching classical to youth from marginalized neighborhoods or giving “poor” … Continue reading Art with a message

When Good Men Do Nothing…

So as part of the conference this past weekend, Francisco and I and went to see the documentary “The General and the Judge” (www.pbs.org/pov/judgeandthegeneral) which is about the atrocities which were committed during military dictatorship in Chile during the 1970’s and ‘80’s. Literally thousands of people ‘disappeared,’ which is to say they were secretly kidnapped … Continue reading When Good Men Do Nothing…