Supporting the Arts

Supporting the Arts

  Why should you support the arts? Aren’t there better causes to donate to? Well, sure, you could argue that cancer research, fighting homelessness, or any number of other issues are more deserving of your money, but the arts are quite important too. Art is part...
Noble Traders: Beyond Fair Trade

Noble Traders: Beyond Fair Trade

  It seems unthinkable that a price could be put on one’s culture, and yet, reducing cultural artifacts to mere objects worthy of consumption happens all of the time. Craftsmen in developing countries are often grossly exploited, and once artisanal items are...
#TBT The Importance of Cultural Heritage

#TBT The Importance of Cultural Heritage

*For this week’s #TBT, we wanted to take a look back at an article we shared about cultural heritage. February marked the annual recognition of Black History Month, and March holds St. Patrick’s Day, another cultural celebration. What better time to reflect upon your...
The Risk of Feeding a Cultural Food Chain

The Risk of Feeding a Cultural Food Chain

A few months back, we discussed the importance of cultural heritage and taking ownership of your own culture, while educating yourself about those around you. Cultural pride can help one to cultivate one’s own identity, which can be difficult to do in large cities,...
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