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||CleanThe Power of Outrospection (audio podcast)||It’s time for the age of introspection to come to a close, according to philosopher and author Roman Krznaric. In this beautifully animated speech, “The Power of Outrospection,” Krizaric challenges the utility of any kind of soul searching that c||8/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSevenly: Wearing your heart on your sleeve (audio podcast)||Dale Partridge and Aaron Chavez, two Orange County-based entrepeneurs, sought to tackle this “charity dilemma” in 2011. Citing lack of awareness, lack of funding, and lack of following as the three main reasons why thousands of charities fail, they||8/2/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCreativity is a Human Right: Community Art Center (Audio Podcast)||“Creativity… is a human right,” says Eryn Johnson, Executive Director of the Community Arts Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Neighborhood families first founded the center in 1932. To this day the center has remained loyal to its initial missi||8/1/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRaechel Running: Light in the Shadows (audio podcast)||“In my art and activism I try to overcome despair and to make visual connections for people to foster kinship and hope in these times of change.” The photography of Raechel Running abounds with cultural symbolism and inter-cultural harmonies and di||7/22/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBreaking silences: musician Chloe Flower (audio podcast)||With the help of legendary producer Babyface, pianist Chloe Flower has married classical music and hip-hop in a song called “Revolution.” A friend of slave trade survivor Somaly Mam, Flower is donating all of her proceeds to the Somaly Mam Fo||7/15/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMending a Broken World: fabric artist Clara Wainwright (audio podcast)||When communities have stories to be told or wounds to be healed—and all of them do—art offers a powerful answer. Fabric artist Clara Wainwright has used her art in other charitable ways, but this idea of using it to build, unite, and heal communiti||1/24/2013||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Warming Effect: musician Anne Harris (audio podcast)||In music and in speaking out for a cause, it helps to have a voice backed by passion and conviction. Singer-songwriter-fiddler Anne Harris puts hers to good use helping non-profit Coat Angels get warm winter coats into the hands of disadvantaged Chicag||9/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArtist exhibit: musician Anne Harris (audio podcast)||Singer-songwriter-fiddler Anne Harris was kind enough to share a song. Here she is performing “Lullaby” with just her fiddle and her voice. Anne supports Coat Angels, who are working hard to provide winter coats to disadvantaged school children in||9/27/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSongcraft and Sustainability: Victoria Vox (audio podcast)||Acclaimed singer-songwriter Victoria Vox is recording 52 songs in 52 weeks. Her repertoire is an eclectic, all-acoustic mix of folk, contemporary, and jazz, while her ukulele style ranges into alternative rhythms and themes. A portion of Vox’s CD s||6/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanA Surfer’s Perspective: Artist, Erik Abel (audio podcast)||Erik Abel stretches the traditional concept of the canvas. He is fresh from SurfAid’s Board Art Benefit, at which Abel and other artists created live art on 13 surfboards. All will be auctioned to benefit SurfAid, a community-based health and emerg||6/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnmovable: Photos by Kelly Creedon (audio podcast)||Kelly Creedon tells the stories of people in Boston’s working-class and low-income neighborhoods who are facing foreclosure and eviction. In partnership with community organization City Life / Vida Urbana, Creedon’s exhibit, “We Shall Not Be||6/29/2012||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSo Much toTell: Playwright, Raúl Dorantes (audio podcast)||The play De Camino al Ahorita by teacher, cultural activist, and writer Raúl Dorantes addresses the contrast between the promise of America and its dystopian backstory—and how these figure into the lives of immigrants. Dorantes donates some of the p||3/16/2012||Free||View in iTunes|