Concert Reviews/Music

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Source. Anyone working to benefit human rights knows the challenge of public outreach and community engagement. I have been working with the AAAS Science and Human Rights Coalition for more than two years and we have made excellent progress in engaging scientists and scientific societies to learn how they can contribute their skills towards human…

Avian Cleopatra: Lady Gaga at The Emmy Awards

Source. Remember the “Goody-Gaga” effect per Prof. Boguski at Harvard? Well, here’s an example of compelling art as a statement. What is art? What is the message? Maybe that’s the point.

Source. Linkin Park’s Chester Bennington / Photo by Ian Witlen. If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst at once into the sky, that would be like the splendor of the mighty one… Now, I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds. Bhagavad Gita From the first moment of “Requiem” from A Thousand…

Justin Bieber: A Father’s Perspective

In one of my favorite letters of all time, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Maria Cosway about a debate between his head and his heart. If you are not familiar, I encourage you to read the letter written by one of the great masters of the power of the word. In the spirit of this debate,…

Going Gaga

This Halloween, Lady Gaga costumes were all the rage, but one fan has taken devotion to a whole new level. This fan, who has attended some 28 Lady Gaga concerts worldwide (so far!) and created an “adoring fan” website, happens to teach sociology and has developed a new sociology course, “Lady Gaga and the Sociology…