Living Entrepreneurship Blog / Tag: Art

Emily Besen

I Am Not This Skin

Post by Michelene Wilkerson When I first got to college, I thought I made it. I thought I had moved past some of my biggest hurdles as a young Black woman: I wouldn’t have to hear too many stereotypes since I won two of largest merit-based leadership scholarships in the country. I along with millions of Black…

The Change of Music

By Ian Schranze Recently, Boston has seen diverse genres of musical concerts happening throughout the city.  They range from pop to rock to classical music. Unfortunately, the highly underrated classical music market has been declining rapidly over the past decade. For members of the community attending concerts of people who died hundreds of years ago…

Don’t Let Anyone Kill Your Art

by Joey Mensah;  So this past week, Drake’s third album titled Nothing Was the Same was officially released in stores and online on Tuesday, September 24th. Drake, being the clear leader of hip-hop in this generation (in terms of success), has proved again what this generation needs to learn: don’t ever let anyone kill your…

Learning to Fresco…in Italy!

Babson student in Italy Amy Dwarnick is rounding off her college education by learning to fresco like Italian great Michelangelo. Perugia, Italy, April 8, 2013— Babson student Amy Dwarnick, along with fellow students, painted quickly today to finish up the last details on her fresco before the plaster dried. The course in Fresco, part of…

Japan: The Second-Year Anniversary of Earthquake/Tsunami

By Kelvin Ha: Monday, 11th of March, marked the second-year anniversary of the Japan earthquake and tsunami. I attended the JDRFB Final Report on Tohoku hosted by The Boston Foundation, the Japan Society of Boston, and The Fish Family Foundation that evening. Back in Hong Kong, I initiated one of the first campaigns that unite…

Drawing and Fear of Failure

By Danielle Krcmar: “I can’t draw a straight line with a ruler” is often the first thing someone will tell me if I tell them that I teach drawing or I’m an artist. For those of you who want to learn drawing a straight line without a ruler, you might enjoy this, but honestly drawing…

Hakone Open Art Museum

By Kelvin Ha: Hakone Open Art Museum is situated in the beautiful outskirts in Hakone, Kanagawa. Opened in 1969, the museum is the first open-air art museum in Japan. With a focus on sculptures, the 70,000 square-meter museum features over 100 pieces of local and international artwork. Of the artwork, the museum has one of…

Bread and Puppet Theater at the BCA

By Michèle Oshima: “I’ve been involved with the Bread and Puppet Theater <http://breadandpuppet.org/> since 1997 when I participated in a collaboration between them, EITALC (a Latin American and Caribbean Theater Consortium), and MIT’s Office of the Arts. I love Bread and Puppet’s work, which combines global current events and politics with live action, puppetry and…

Inspiration in the Arts

By Michèle Oshima: “The things you do for yourself are gone when you are gone, but the things you do for others remain as your legacy.”― Kalu Ndukwe Kalu I asked some of the student staff in the Sorenson Center for the Arts which artists inspired them. It was fascinating for me to see which artists…

Abby

Summer in London: Part II

Sagar Jain: New circumstances allow a traveller to consider the larger perspective in relation to culture by keeping one’s eyes open to criticism and change. In this regard, with the intention of taking full advantage of the English culture, I came to London with very few expectations! A crucial element of the culture in London…