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Listening to: A Piece of Work with Abbi Jacobson

Abbi Jacobson’s hilarious Broad City character (named Abbi) is a perpetually struggling artist in New York City. And that’s not something she just made up for the show. Jacobson studied art before getting into comedy and acting – background she gives us in the first episode of her new podcast A Piece of Work, produced by MoMA and WNYC Studios. I first heard of the podcast as a promotion by another one podcast I…

Six summer art activities for your kids before school begins

Summer break is wrapping up and soon it’ll be back to the books. And guess what: art helps kids succeed in school. According to PBS, when kids regularly participate in the arts, they’re much more likely to win academic awards and participate in math and science fairs. So before jumping back into school, here are some ideas to get their minds warmed up by thinking creatively with art. Participate in museum summer art activities…