Cultural vitality is the evidence of creating, disseminating, validating, and supporting arts and culture as a dimension of everyday life in communities.
An important early initiative/study that helped set the stage for the creative placemaking conversation.
This article identifies seven domains of quality of life shared across many indexes. But where is culture?
John Kreidler’s article offers historical analysis and discussion of the nonprofit arts sectors as a dynamic system.
There may be a relationship between income aspiration, happiness, and television, but there is disagreement on the best way to assess the magnitude or the causes of that relationship.
The authors found that selection strategies better described older adults’ television viewing behavior than compensation strategies.
Increased television viewing leads to a higher likelihood of obesity, perhaps because of an increased tendency toward sedentary behavior.
This is the capsule review accompanying the Research Spotlight article Are you better off than you were 15 years ago? Title: The Creative Apocalypse That Wasn’t Author(s): Steven Johnson Publisher: The New York Times Year: 2015 URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/23/magazine/the-creative-apocalypse-that-wasnt.html?_r=0 Topics: art and digital reproduction, commerce, technology, digital economy, culture Method: theory, analysis of secondary data fromRead More
The authors find that increased hours spent watching television is associated with lower life expectancy – even among those in good health.
Turnaround Arts tried to leverage arts education to reboot eight failing schools. Did it work?