Moon doggy

Are you ready for the lunar new year? The Chinese community has been making dumplings, sprucing up dragon masks, buying flowers, prepping fireworks, and sweeping up in anticipation of this big, tradition-filled holiday. While the world of Western classical music doesn’t have a lot of overlap with these particular traditions, we’ve “adopted” an adorable mascot … Read more

How they bounce in Japan

In the wake of yesterday’s post about resilience, let’s take a multicultural view of the art of bending without breaking: “Fall seven times and stand up light.” —┬áJapanese proverb Resilience: Facing Down Rejection and Criticism on the Road to Success by Mark McGuinness If you’re an artist of any kind your work will be rejected … Read more

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