Adam Z Bowers

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What’s it Like to be a Teaching Artist?

Teaching artists are creative individuals who work with youth to provide arts instruction, but are not part of the traditional educator system. They …

Teaching

10 Salient Studies on the Arts in Education

A fine arts education — including music, theater, drawing, painting, or sculpture — whether in practice or theory, has been a part of any …

Educator Spotlight: Cross-Cultural Exchange of Art and Hip-Hop

10/06/2015 · by Lila Fleishman · in Educator Spotlight. ·<p>Lavie Raven is a high school social studies and language arts teacher at North Lawndale College Prep in his home city of Chicago. He is a fourth-generation teacher with 20 years experience, a practitioner of graffiti writing and illuminated …

When schools can't provide arts education, nonprofit groups step in

The Los Angeles school district and Hollywood should work together to foster students' interest -- and help them find jobs -- in the city's entertainment industry, according to Bill Humphrey, general manager of the company that runs Sunset Bronson Studios.<p>That's why the company became among the …

The Art of Self-Culture and the Crucial Difference Between Being Educated and Being Cultured: John Cowper Powys’s Forgotten Wisdom from 1929

“The art of self-culture begins with a deeper awareness … of the marvel of our being alive at all; alive in a world as startling and mysterious, as lovely and horrible, as the one we live in.”<p><i>“In order to be cultured and not to stand below the level of your surroundings it is not enough to have</i> …

Wales

Old School Graphic Design Inspiration: Huge, Free, Online Repository of WPA Work

America wasn't always prosperous. Eighty years ago we had plenty of people who tied their pants with a rope and pointed at airplanes in the sky.<p>So …

Best of Art of Manliness 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Merry Christmas! The crew at the Art of Manliness will be taking the coming week off to spend time with family and reboot before the new year. So we …

YANSS 039 – Unconscious learning, knowing without knowing, blind insight and other cognitive wonders with guest Ryan Scott

What is the capital of Bulgaria? If you don’t know, just take a guess. Seriously, any answer will be fine. Even Bolgonia – I won’t know, just say …

Best Books Read by the AoM Team 2014 | The Art of Manliness

Here at the Art of Manliness, we’re big believers in the brain-boosting, character-expanding, enjoyment-inducing power of books. Kate, Jeremy, and I …

DIY Cigar Box Guitar | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Luke Brown.</i><p>Learning a brief history of the cigar box guitar should give you some serious inspiration to …

How and Why to Become a Lifelong Learner | The Art of Manliness

For the first twenty-two years or so of our lives, our main “job” is learning. The bulk of our time is spent in classrooms acquiring new knowledge. …

OODA Loop: A Comprehensive Guide | The Art of Manliness

John Boyd is described by some as the greatest military strategist in history that no one knows. He began his military career as a fighter pilot in …

DIY Ikea Hack Distressed Wooden Shelves to Elevate your Home

For those of you that have been regular readers of Sugar & Cloth, you may recognize this DIY. This was one of the projects I created for the Ikea …

How to: Make a DIY Outdoor Living Plant Wall

<i>We’re happy to partner with Dremel Weekends, a new DIY website from Dremel featuring step-by-step guides to craft, home and garden projects for all</i> …

Shark Pallet Art

Shark sighting!!! Jaws is lurking around the kids’ playroom. He may not be a Great White, but he’s a ferocious black tip that dwells in the waters …

DIY: Revitalize Your Kitchen Canisters

<i>If you’re like me, you spend a whole lot of time in your kitchen. So I’ve partnered up with The Home Depot to help you revitalize and redesign your</i> …

Old Fashioned Sour Cream Donuts

In a small bowl sift together the cake flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg.<p>In a large mixing bowl beat the butter and sugar together until well …

Fascinating Cave Photography

Caves are fantastic, mysterious places... maybe as mysterious as the depths of the oceans, full weird creatures and breathtaking landscapes. These …

Nature

How to Develop Charisma | The Art of Manliness

For the last few weeks we’ve been talking about the three components of personal charisma. First we explored the importance of Presence – giving …

How to Stamp Silverware - the cutest DIY stamped silver spoon keychain

I came bearing gifts. And I want everyone to know how to stamp silverware!<p>To the Country Living Fair that is.<p>Well, I didn’t want to go empty handed …

How to Be Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

According to Olivia Fox Cabane, author of <i>The Charisma Myth</i>, there are three components to charisma: Presence, Power, and Warmth. Last week we talked …

Gramohorn II

There's something of a divide in the design community when it comes to 3D printing. While some fully back the innovative and open-source abilities of the technology, others are afraid that it will detract from the individual character of design objects. Taking both sides of the coin into account, …

HTC One

Rubato

On a recent trip to Seoul, CH had the chance to check out the degree show at Hongik University, a school that has one of the strongest fine arts and design programs in South Korea. One of the projects that attracted a fair amount of attention was Rubato, an interactive Bluetooth speaker designed by …

The Arts

Infecting An Audience: Why Great Stories Spread

In the second of a two-part series, Jonathan Gottschall discusses the unique power stories have to change minds, and the key to their effectiveness.<p>In his 1897 book <i>What is Art?</i> the great Russian novelist Leo Tolstoy defined art as “an infection.” Good art, Tolstoy wrote, infects the audience with …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

Bang & Olufsen BeoLab 18

A celebrated innovator in material design and a pioneer in the school of thought that designers should work side-by-side with engineers, over the last 88 years Bang & Olufsen has released some of the most iconic designs in the home audio-visual category. To build on this legacy, tomorrow 30 …

Audiophile

Lucetta Magnetic Bike Lights

While many brands have begun to offer attractive bicycle lights in recent years, few offer the ease of use that Lucetta does. Designed by Helsinki-based Emanuele Pizzolorusso for Italian design company Palomar, Lucetta is a set of small LED lights that secure to your bicycle—or any metallic …

Demonstration

How to Dig Deep: You're Stronger Than You Think | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was doing a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout over on a nearby running/biking trail. Along the trail there’s a fairly …