ARTS

The creative spirit, and how it moves us.

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.
Burning Man Photo Essay
by Catherine Bailey
A photo essay by Catherine Bailey from Burning Man: the annual art event based on radical self expression and self-reliance in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada.
Emma Goldman Finishing School Photo Essay
A photo essay of life at the Emma Goldman Finishing School, a social justice commune in Seattle.
Fast Food Cartoon
"May I see your carbon neutral certificate please?" Caption submitted by Ron Rorgers.
Thanks
by W.S Merwin
Thanks, by W.S Merwin. Poem from the collection The Rain in the Trees
In Review :: Personal Safety Nets
by Lisa Farino
Book review: Personal Safety Nets: Getting Ready for Life's Inevitable Changes & Challenges by John W. Gibson and Judy Pigott.
Man in a Can Cartoon
"I've been a grouch since Bush took the White House." Caption submitted by Dan Brook.
Seeing Another World: U.S. Social Forum 2008
Instead of drawing crowds with superstar speakers and performers, the participants of the 2008 U.S. Social Forum were the stars. Those who are accustomed to being excluded were at the center, and those who were used to being silenced were heard.
China Blue trailer
The trailer for China Blue, a powerful documentary about the sweatshop conditions in South China.
Live Earth - Jack Johnson performs
Musicians gathered at 7 locations worldwide on July 7, 2007. According to Al Gore, one of the event's organizers, the concerts marked 'the beginning of a three-year campaign worldwide to deliver information about how we solve the climate crisis.'