Arts

4 uplifting podcasts for Christian moms

When you've hit that afternoon slump, sometimes you need to hear something that lifts you up and connects you back to your faith or simply makes you more relaxe...

10 TED talks on knowing yourself

Who are you, really? These TED speakers engage in self-discovery to help us know and be our best selves.   Is there a real you? What makes you...

The arc of identity

We grow and develop almost in tandem with the characters we love. Every good film in some way wrestles with identity—a character struggling with the gap betw...

Through the years

A search for wisdom in every year of life I'm turning 44 next month, and I have the sense that 44 is going to be a very good year, a year of fulfillment, rea...

Music of the soul

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Which songs connect with the deepest part of your being? Music is the language of the soul...

The way we eat

Over and over, the American palate has undergone major transformations. That’s because what we put in our mouths is directly related to how new immigrants help ...

Responding to racism

Islamophobia is on the rise, with media attention specifically highlighting the situation in European countries such as Britain and France, where the recent ban...

Painting a better picture

Art helped a former Los Angeles gang member find God It wasn’t until the beating stopped that 12-year-old Fabian Debora realized he was officially a gang mem...

The art of social transformation

“There is a growing awareness of the impact of inequality…Young artists are connected to social movements or to their ideologies through social media, and this ...

Red Shield Slideshow

For 66 years, The Salvation Army’s Los Angeles Red Shield has sat in the heart of the city’s Pico-Union neighborhood, a crowded community just west of downtown ...

World Class

Carving out a successful career in music can prove a tall task, but a growing number of musicians are discovering an unlikely launchpad: The Salvation Army. ...

It’s Not About The Tiny House

Architectural designer Macy Miller downsized her home by 90 percent and lives larger than ever. Architectural designer Macy Miller downsized her home by 90%...
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Homeless Rock Stars

Nigel Skeet has been photographing some of Rock & Roll’s greatest like Van Halen, Bon Jovi and Poison, to name a few, since arriving in L.A. in 1986.  But n...
Actor Ty Burrell of "Modern Family" with Kids In The Spotlight participants.

Script to spotlight

Kids In The Spotlight trains young filmmakers and connects them to industry opportunities. Kids In The Spotlight Founder Tige Charity Dressed in a golden...

Entertainment’s white face

 Statistics show a stark lack of minorities and females throughout the film and TV industry. Each year, the Academy Awards celebrates filmmaking at its fines...

Enjoying art

What is it that draws us in? Just west of Albuquerque, N.M., is Petroglyph National Monument. The centuries-old symbols inscribed in the rock faces are the art...

Artists and allies

Poverty and the Arts diminishes class lines and offers community.   Kateri Pomeroy, 63, has lived on the streets over two years. Arthritis limits her mobilit...