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How one man turned to photography and art as a healing, coping mechanism

September 8, 2015 |

Steve Gibson talks about the genesis of his work in his Oakland, California, home. / Photo by Rachael Cerrotti



By: Rachael Cerrotti

Rachael Cerrotti is a Boston-based freelance photographer and writer, as well as a 2015 ivoh … Read More


As 10-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina nears, artists reflect on their work

August 17, 2015 |

An art exhibition at Jackson Square in New Orleans, a city that’s long been a home to budding artists | Stock image




A handful of people with ties to New Orleans are taking painful memories from Hurricane Katrina … Read More

Matrix Theatre students create stage art around Detroit experiences

July 17, 2015 |

Detroit Public Schools students rehearse for an upcoming performance by Matrix Theatre Company’s audition-only Teen Company. All photos by Doug Coombe.


This story was originally published on and is being republished here as part of a content-sharing … Read More


How Cleveland’s once-fragile arts sector is shaping the city’s future

March 31, 2015 |

A snapshot from the Cleveland Playhouse.


By Lee Chilcote

Chilcote is a journalist, essayist and poet whose work has appeared in many regional and national publications. He is Managing Editor of Fresh Water … Read More

The Guardian collaborates with playwrights to tell more dynamic stories

November 24, 2014 |

The Guardian is experimenting with a new way of telling stories — by taking them from the page to the stage.

As part of a collaboration called “Off the Page,” the paper is teaming up with Royal Court Theater to … Read More


Fighting for community benefits in Delray through art and activism

November 21, 2014 |

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How public art builds safer, stronger neighborhoods

October 13, 2014 |

Power House Productions | Photo by Doug Coombe


This story is the second in a three-part series about urban transformation through the arts in Detroit. (Read part one here.) It was Read More


Artists create long-term community vision for Detroit/Hamtramck border

September 28, 2014 |

Banglatown, Detroit. All photos in this article were taken by Walter Wasacz, except for the first photo below, which was taken by Matthew Lewis.



This story was originally published on August 19, 2014 and is being republished here as … Read More


How the arts are inspiring change in Detroit

September 3, 2014 |

A sidewalk festival for the performing arts in Detroit. (Courtesy of



This story was originally published on August 19, 2014 and is being republished here as part of a content-sharing partnership with Issue Media Group, a Detroit-based media company that publishes stories … Read More

ivoh Mindful Media Summit inspires artistic representation of Restorative Narratives

August 4, 2014 |

Paintings, photos and a sculpture by Santiago Navila were on display at ivoh’s summit. 


During our annual Mindful Media Summit, we focused on Restorative Narratives — stories that show how people and communities are learning to rebuild and recover … Read More