Media, Television, Music 

Things to fill up your mind so it has a chance to remain optimistic, informed, able to think critically, discerning...you know all the things that make us "intelligent" beings while retaining our humanity.

 

More added monthly-ish

Media

 

 

Evidence by Godfrey Reggion. A short film on Youtube.

 

Flow

Flow is an online journal of television and media studies launched in October 2004. In our eleven-year history, we have published over 1390 columns by over 700 authors from around the U.S. and the world. Flow‘s mission is to provide a critical forum where scholars, teachers, students, and the general public can read about and discuss the changing landscape of contemporary media at the speed that media moves

 

 

Visual and Performing Arts

 

American Shakespeare Center in Staunton, VA 

 

American Treasures of the Library of Congress

 

Chocolate Church Arts Center in Brunswick, Maine

 

Fox Theater in Atlanta

 

John Muir Exhibit

 

Los Angeles Country Museum of Art

 

The Louvre

 

National Gallery of Art

 

Portland Stage, the Theater of Maine

 

Sonoma Art Gallery

 

State Theatre Portland 

 

 

Music

 

30 Songs that capture the spirit of trade.

 

David Ford 

A brilliantly talented British musician.

 

funfunfunmedia.com

One of the longest running mp3 blogs on the web. Plus Acoustic Music

 

Independent bands/artist list

 

Mumford and Sons

Fun, energy.

 

Sol Y Canto

Nationally-touring and Boston Music Award winning Latin ensemble led by Puerto Rican/Argentine singer and bongo player Rosi Amador and New Mexican guitarist and composer Brian Amador. The sextet has established a reputation for their quirky original compositions that address matters of the heart, social and global aspiration and for their unique and driving interpretations of contemporary Latin music.

 

Top 10 indie travel songs

The Canadian perspective of music about place.

 

Wild Santuary

Since 1968, Wild sanctuary has traveled the globe to record, archive, research, and express the voice of the natural world - its soundscape. These increasingly rare sounds of the wild inform and enrich our specialized efforts from the field to public performance.

 

Television

 

Be a revolutionary, turn off the television

 

Critical studies in television

scholarly resource with blog

 

PBS

Usually intellectual, frequently entertaining, mostly fair in its coverage of news, events, and people. 

 

Screen-free week  

On May 2-8, children, families, and communities around the world will rediscover the joys of life beyond the screen. Unplug from digital entertainment and spend your free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends.

 

Television watching statistics  

If you thought just watching television was frightening enough, here are some numbers that are truly scary.

 

Why you should turn off the TV, computer & close the blinds in your bedroom by John M. Grohol, Psy.D.