ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

The People Speak Out at FCC Hearing in Seattle
by Reclaim the Media
Fran Korten and Sarah van Gelder speak out against consolidation of media ownership at the November 2007 Seattle FCC hearings
DinoCar Cartoon
"Supposedly it gets 35 miles per talon." Caption submitted by Linda Prescatore.
Umoja Village Photo Essay
by Heather Mueller
In Miami, homeless citizens didn’t wait for the city. They created their own home and found dignity and safety. Article: Heather Mueller. Photo essay: Rolfe Ross.
People Taking Charge :7: Free Art, No REALLY free
Adam Neate creates art and leaves it on the street.
People Taking Charge :1: Hip Hop: “Voice of the Voiceless”
Hip Hop is right at home being the voice of the voiceless. It takes a "we don't need permission" attitude. Includes video of Rebel Diaz and music from Foundation Movement.
People We Love :: César López
Colombian classical musician César López is the founder of the Battalion of Immediate Artistic Reaction, a group of Colombian musicians and activists who are committed to making peace through music.
No Comment
Philanthropy, good intentions and a kind heart will always put you in tyranny’s stew pot.
People Taking Charge
Seven inspiring examples of ways to be free right now: farming a city roof, creating a peace village, defying the law by feeding the hungry in a city park…
DIY Liberation: About the Cover
by Banksy
Our Winter 2008 cover is based on graffiti artist Banksy's famous Balloon Girl.
MySpace Music Revolution
by Glenn Peoples
Everyone from aspiring hopefuls to superstars uses MySpace pages to connect with fans. It is becoming a technological equalizer.
Don't Fall in Love with the Guitarist. Be the Guitarist!
by Lisa Bolyos
All over the world, ladiezzz are celebrating, holding workshops and making music around the vague issue of being queer—by their own definitions.
Hot for Burning Man
by Charles Shaw
From the far-flung parts of the globe, Burners come to give expression to possibilities for the human race in unregulated space.
Zen, Busking and Anarchy
by Parke Burgess
Playing music on the street resonates mightily with the subversive tone of Zen anarchism. It calls us to feel what we feel, to express what we are, and to be real.
Pete Seeger: The Power of Song
by Jim Brown
Jim Brown's new documentary Pete Seeger: The Power of Song, summarizes the 80-year career of America's preeminent folk-singer.
Interview with Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
by Sarah van Gelder
An historic event happened on September 13, 2007. The United Nations, after nearly 25 years of work, adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.