Art has a positive effect on health as we age

Older adults need to exercise their brain and their body. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association have found that exercising the brain is as important to keep the brain alert and strong as physical exercise is to keep the body strong and able with older adults .The benefits of inventing or creating…

Authoring Action

A group from Authoring Action will perform at the 2018 Seceond Spring Arts Festival.  This is a performance you will not want to miss. About Authoring Action As a literary and performance arts organization for teens ages 13–17, we create an opportunity for participation in the arts for youth who would not ordinarily have the opportunity…

Big Daddy Mojo

Big Daddy Mojo will perform at the Second Spring Arts Festival from 3:00 – 5:00.  This award winning blues rock  band brings a unique style and high energy. They have been voted Best Band in the Triad’ by ‘Yes! Weekly’  for five consecutive years, 2011-2016.   Brett Munn – Lead Vocals, Guitar and Harmonica Andy McHone…

How Music Can Support Brain Regeneration & Healing

Written By: Ali Le Vere, B.S., B.S. – Senior Researcher Music, which may be the most ancient human language, has the potential to improve neurodegenerative and neuropsychiatric disorders by creating new brain cells and neural connectivity. Not only that, but music restores hormonal and immunological balance in a way mirroring adaptogenic herbs. The Evolution of…

Music has powerful and visible effects on the brain

It doesn’t matter if it’s Bach, the Beatles, Brad Paisley or Bruno Mars. Your favorite music likely triggers a similar type of activity in your brain as other people’s favorites do in theirs. That’s one of the things Jonathan Burdette, M.D., has found in researching music’s effects on the brain. “Music is primal. It affects…