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Meet the artist who submerged Ariana Grande in a pool of paint

Painter Alexa Meade opens up about creativity, hair and what she learned from working on Ariana Grande’s “God Is a Woman.”
Posted Nov 2018

Why I make music for cats (and monkeys and dogs and horses)

Raise your hand if you’ve ever sung to your pets or turned on Spotify for them. Well, cellist David Teie has carried that impulse a few steps -- OK, many steps -- further and written music for specific species of animals.
Posted May 2018

What great leadership and music have in common

Jim Crupi is a management consultant with a long, brilliant resume. (Heard of CNN? He helped set the strategic stage that led to its creation.) Here, he distills some of his best leadership advice into one memorable metaphor.
Posted Oct 2016
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