HOW EUROPE’S TWO CAPITALS OF CULTURE WILL CELEBRATE THE ARTS IN 2017

Aarhus, along with Paphos in Cyprus, is the latest city to win the EU’s Capital of Culture title: a competitive accolade first awarded to Athens in 1985, and now granted to two bidders every year. Hull, meanwhile, has become the second place after Derry-Londonderry in Northern Ireland to benefit from the U.K.’s own City of Culture scheme. The U.K. devised this domestic spin-off, held every four years, after the success of Glasgow and Liverpool as Europe’s Capitals of Culture in 1990 and 2008.’

HOW EUROPE’S TWO CAPITALS OF CULTURE WILL CELEBRATE THE ARTS IN 2017

David Lynch Explains How Meditation Boosts Our Creativity

‘David Lynch meditates, and he meditates hard. Beginning his practice in earnest after it helped him solve a creative problem during the production of his breakout 1977 film Eraserhead, he has continued meditating assiduously ever since, going so far as to found the David Lynch Foundation for Consciousness-Based Education and Peace and publish a pro-meditation book called Catching the Big Fish.’

David Lynch Explains How Meditation Boosts Our Creativity