Arts, Culture & Humanities, General/Other News
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Star Wars filmmakers have launched a contest to raise money for UNICEF programs by offering its fans a role in the movie.
The Star Wars: Force for Change challenge is intended at "finding...more
Sharon Gill, a blind pianist who volunteers at the Essentia Health Cancer Center, has been bringing joy and entertainment to cancer patients through her music.
Gill might not be able to see how...more
Huffington Post writer and Executive Director of National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF), Bruce E. Whitacre, regards arts development with a "cautious optimism."
This cautiousness stems from the...more
An 18-year-old Etruria entrepreneur has recently launched his social enterprise called Young Creatives.
Young Creatives is part of Emeka Forbes's plan to help squash youth unemployment rates in...more
Laura Zabel, a Kansas University graduate and executive director of a Minnesota-based economic development organization called Springboard for the Arts, led a talk at the Lawrence Arts Center about...more
An art display featured creations made by Pennsylvanians with disabilities in recognition of the Pennsylvania Disability Employment Awareness Month as declared by Governor Tom Corbett.
Wealthy young entrepreneurs in the San Francisco Bay Area are giving back to society through results-driven platforms instead of the usual fundraising philanthropy to support arts and cultural...more
According to the US Department of Heath and Human Services (HHS), more than 20,000 Latinos across the country will be participating in a local festival to sign up as organ transplant donors.
South African Fay Johnson founded the publication deliberateLIFE, which channeled her passion to pursue international development.
The interactive publication with links to videos and products is...more
The highly acclaimed BottleRock Napa Valley music festival will be giving out free one-day pass tickets for volunteer labor.
Over 700 volunteers could be used during the five-day festival at the...more