Monday, December 17, 2012

What the Arts Can Do in the Wake of Tragedy

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Memorial at Penn State University for the Sandy Hook Shootings. via pennstatealive on Flickr
We in the arts...have the great and good gift of dealing with beauty, with joy and hope...We do this in a world that is sometimes unimaginably ugly.   What can we now do?  Nothing more than to keep doing what we do; to continue to be part of what makes life good, what makes it worthwhile, what gives hope and joy and brings smiles to faces.

I highly recommend The Further Erosion of American Innocence from Barry's Blog  His beautiful and thoughtful post on what the arts can do in the wake of a tragedy like the shooting at Sandy Hook was moving and even comforting.

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