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Stylistic sea change

I wish I had the time and discretionary income to fly to Paris to see the new Duncan Wylie show at galirie dukan hourdequin. Instead, I’ll have to settle for the slide show at the gallery’s website. It may be a far cry from standing before the paintings, but the website offers a way to […]

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Call to Artists: Donations to JAPAN NIGHT Auction to Benefit Fukushima Children

Child affected by radiation from the Fukushima nuclear disaster

The Japanese Association of Southern Oregon is looking for Artists to donate their work to our JAPAN NIGHT silent auction. All proceeds will go directly to fund children in Fukushima, Japan, who are still affected by radiation poisoning. We invite all interested people to attend JAPAN NIGHT for an evening of Japanese Cuisine and Culture on Sunday March 11, 2012.

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Helping Children Cope with Hurricane Irene: Start with Family Rituals

Post-disaster, participating in a creative activity together empowers families and activates storytelling about positive events previous to time of the traumatic event. And it becomes even more effective if psychologists and counselors encourage famili…

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North Medford High Senior Announces Japanese Tsunami Red Cross Fundraiser

REd Cross Silent Art Auction to Benefit survivors of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan

Morgan Greer, a senior at North Medford High School, invites artists to submit works and the public to attend a silent art auction for the Japanese tsunami victims. Art donations are being accepted from students and professional artists.

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Is Talking About Traumatic Experiences Dangerous?

The disaster in Haiti once again brings up a question for relief workers: Are methods such as critical incident stress debriefing or similar forms of intervention appropriate? And, in fact, can they be harmful? I believe that telling the story when it …

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