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ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

ACTING FOR SELF-REFLECTION: Q&A with actor and mindfulness practitioner Binh Doan

There’s a lot more going on in acting than you might think. Just ask French actor and Plum Village mindfulness practitioner Binh...
October 24, 2014 × 0 comments

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THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

THE MAGIC OF MUSIC: How the balance of tension and release in music affects our appreciation of it

I don’t know the name of the selection or the pianist performing it. When the simple jazz improvisation came over my radio one...
March 25, 2014 × 0 comments

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DON’T BE MONOMUSICAL: The importance of appreciating all genres of music

DON’T BE MONOMUSICAL: The importance of appreciating all genres of music

Music is an integral part of contemporary culture worldwide. Many people, especially youth, form their identities around the type...
September 30, 2013 × 0 comments

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AVANT-GARDE MEDITATIONS: Exploring meditative vibrations with Brice Salek

AVANT-GARDE MEDITATIONS: Exploring meditative vibrations with Brice Salek

Mid-August marked the public release of innovative multimedia artist Brice Salek’s latest project, “Avant-Garde Meditations,”...
September 13, 2013 × 1 comment

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NOT JUST AN OLYMPIC SPORT: Ice dancing to make a political statement

NOT JUST AN OLYMPIC SPORT: Ice dancing to make a political statement

 Figure skating is generally thought of as an Olympic sport in which the men crank off quadruple jump after quadruple jump, and...
August 26, 2013 × 4 comments

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THE UBIETY OF DANCE: Using dance to get back to your centre

THE UBIETY OF DANCE: Using dance to get back to your centre

There’s a kid at the end of the sidewalk. She’s gyrating to the beat emanating from her headphones. She’s in a trance,...
July 26, 2013 × 1 comment

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LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING: The power of dance to uplift and heal

LIKE NOBODY’S WATCHING: The power of dance to uplift and heal

You’re driving to work. You didn’t sleep well last night, and coffee just isn’t cutting it. You’re listening to the news...
July 2, 2013 × 0 comments

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KANDYAN DANCE: Sri Lanka’s captivating traditional dance form

KANDYAN DANCE: Sri Lanka’s captivating traditional dance form

Considered Sri Lanka’s greatest cultural export, Kandyan dance was almost lost during the period of British rule due to the...
March 20, 2013 × 0 comments

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POW WOW: Dancing for the past, present and future

POW WOW: Dancing for the past, present and future

Stephen Flowers has been participating in pow wows since 1996 because he wants to represent the past and connect to his ancestors....
September 12, 2012 × 2 comments