Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others?

April 11, 2021

Childhood Empathy: Are You Raising a Child who Cares about Others? Empathy is a feminine noun. According to the Dictionary: “action to put yourself in someone else’s place. Seeking to act or think the way he would think or act in the same circumstances.” The ability to put oneself in the other’s place does not depend only on genetics. Therefore, it is up to us adults to guide our children…

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Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll

Franz Kafka
March 18, 2021

Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll This story about a traveling doll from the life of Franz Kafka shows his depth of compassion, the transformative power of grief, and the magical power of storytelling. The Transformative Experience of Grief - Franz Kafka and The Traveling Doll A year before his death, the writer Franz Kafka saw in one of Berlin’s parks, a girl who was desperate because she had lost her doll….

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Roots and Antennas: Outlook of Brazilian Culture

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March 18, 2021

The Roots and Antennas Cultural View What Brazil Can Teach the World About Art and Culture An Interview with Celso de Carvalho A Cultural activist, Celso de Carvalho is a Brazilian Professor, Scholar, and Cultural entrepreneur. His solid professional experience encompasses an eclectic background. Experienced in dealing with Multinational companies such as Shell Company-Brazil (10 years), Brazil Telecom/Oi (Telecommunications), and wide-ranging work on the advertising field, product development, media, and broadcasting…

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The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Visual arts

Fantastic Realism in painting
March 17, 2021

The Rise of Fantastic Realism in Painting and Other Artistic Manifestations The term “Fantastic Realism” or “Magic Realism” came up in 1925, when art critic Franz Roh used it to speak of a trend or trend in German painting and Cultural scene. Even before Hitler’s fascist rule, some artists were painting canvases that mixed fantastic and realistic elements. Usually, they represented common scenarios that were crossed by, at least, an…

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Afraid of the Light

Afraid of the Light
March 3, 2021

Afraid of the Light: A Story about Facing Your Fears Afraid of the Light is a delightful story about overcoming fears and learning to try something new—for kids ages 4–7. Ditter Von Dapp is a quirky rabbit who is painfully afraid of the light. Having confined himself to a cozily dark cave to avoid his biggest fear, he is one day forced to light a candle in order to find…

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The Biggest Flower in the World

the biggest flower in the world
February 28, 2021

The Biggest Flower in the World “What if the stories for children became mandatory reading for adults? Would they be able to really learn what they have been teaching for so long? – José Saramago, in “The biggest flower in the world.” “The biggest flower in the world” is a beautiful story for children. Still, first, it is a legitimate Saramago. Transforming into a character, the author tells us that…

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Alice Walker: The Temple of My Familiar

Alice Walker
February 25, 2021

Alice Walker: The Temple of My Familiar “It all starts with wanting to understand something, whether it’s a person or just an event.” Alice Walker’s phrase about the production of her novels sets the tone of her literature: her work seeks to examine and understand the past and the North American black community’s ailments. As the writer, Alice Walker has been engaged in political initiatives since the 1960s. She has…

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La Maison en Petits Cubes-Short Movie

La Maison en Petits Cubes
February 23, 2021

La Maison en Petits Cubes “La Maison en Petits Cubes” or .” Tsumiki no, ie” (original title) won an Oscar in 2008. A man finds himself surrounded by an immense aquatic surface that is gradually rising, flooding the city’s urban structures where he lives. Apparently resigned to this phenomenon of nature, he seeks to survive by rebuilding his house in a systematic and planned use of cubic structures. The first…

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Emily’s Gift: An Interview with Ellen Shane

Ellen Shane
February 23, 2021

Emily’s Gift, written by Ellen Shane, is the True Story of Sherlock and Jackson is a moving tale of how the youngest Shane sibling tries to negotiate a puppy for her loving and pet-less family. Emily’s Gift: An Interview with Ellen Shane and a Gift of Love Beyond Life Written by Ellen Shane Owning a puppy is a big responsibility, and oh boy, was Emily ready! It is too bad…

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Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking

Mira Lehr
February 23, 2021

Mira Lehr: Six Decades of Artmaking Mira Lehr has been collected by major institutions across the U.S., including the Smithsonian Museum of American Art (Washington), the Getty Museum Research Center (Los Angeles), Perez Art Museum (Miami), the Jewish Museum of Florida (Miami Beach), the Orlando Museum of Art, the Bass Museum (Miami Beach), and the Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center (NY), among many others. An Interview with Mira Lehr: Six…

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