Build self-esteem through art

The Toronto Star  November 29, 2005 Build self-esteem through art City lacks accessible programs to engage youth, says Lola Rasminsky Ten days ago, I attended the funeral of Jamal Hemmings, …

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Taming creativity

The Globe & Mail December 24, 2003 Taming creativity There are ways to foster innovation without tossing productivity out the window, writes Lola Rasminsky Have you ever met an aging …

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Painting a Portrait of Hope

The Toronto Star October 22, 2003 Painting a Portrait of Hope by Martin Knelman Camila Wong is a 14-year-old student from Peru who excels at painting and drawing. Her parents …

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Young and old meet in harmony

The Toronto Star March 23, 2002 Young and old meet in harmony by Sarah Jane Growe They’re becoming tessellations — “arrangements of minute parts closely fitted together” — and it’s …

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The dreams of children and seniors

The Toronto Star March 17, 2002 The dreams of children and seniors by Aparita Bhandari Entertainment Reporter Nine-year-old Jennifer McPherson giggles, her hair spilling down her face, as she explains …

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Lessons to Master Business

The Globe and Mail March 11, 2002 Lessons to Master Business LOLA RASMINSKY writes that a pianist’s advice can apply to management practices While attending a master class in piano performance …

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An uptown singalong

The Toronto Star Nov. 12, 2001 An uptown singalong Local amateurs croon favourites from the Great White Way Janice Mawhinney Life Writer “I got rhythm.” The 46 singers are belting …

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