KNOXVILLE Broadway Studios and Gallery are calling all artists to submit to the POP ART show. Pop Art was an art movement in the 60’s. A lot of its art was large, graphic, and brightly colored images of popular cultural themes. Weaver referred to a recent statement from the Canadian Medical Protective Association about the regulation and the effects of marijuana, and to a study by a professor of psychobiology at Harvard Medical School which also examines the uses and effects of marijuana and its components. Weaver also mentioned a recent statement from the BC College of Physicians and Surgeons, advising physicians that anyone under the age of 25 should not use marijuana. Links are included for anyone who wishes to learn more..

There are some fundamental problems with negative criticism, regardless of whether we clothe it politely as First, Schwartz contends, criticism our sense of value. It implies judgment and we all recoil from being judged. Psychologists including Daniel Goleman, contend that threats to our self esteem and sense of self worth in the form of criticism can feel like threats to our survival.Schwartz identifies three mistakes people make when giving critical feedback:The belief that our own value or self esteem is being threatened; so the issue is really about you and not the other person; The more the other person feels threatened, the less open they are to value or consider your feedback; It’s about “being right,” and the other person “being wrong,” so you build a case and story that makes your perspective “true” and the other person’s perspective “faulty.” Part of our resistance to positive reactions to negative feedback is the way our brains work.

A field trip to peace. An amazing planet of kindness; a universe where laws are not needed. A place where everyone is your friend and everyone respects everyone else.. Some of his other adventures include paddling into the Manchac wetlands by moonlight, experiencing Christmas bonfires on the levees in St. James Parish, encountering alligators in Lafourche swamp, and dancing at the Blue Moon saloon in Lafayette. At the Festival Acadiens in the latter town, not long after Katrina, McNulty found folks fueled by shrimp, crawfish and beer dancing to a zydeco band.

Italy may be the cradle of the Renaissance, but lately it been feeling like a work in progress. Travellers in the last few seasons have been finding cultural treasures buried behind scaffolding or removed from view because of ambitious renovation schemes. The good news is many of these projects are winding down..