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Imagination Heals Launch Party Video

The Imagination Heals launch party was held on February 22, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The event was hosted by A Forever Recovery and Best Drug Rehabilitation. Imagination Heals brings uplifting children’s stories and imagination-based activities to the lives of hospitalized children, helping them enjoy themselves and [...]

News Pacha’s Pajamas is the People’s Choice for Best Children’s Music

Pacha’s Pajamas is the People’s Choice for Best Children’s Music

The Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) and its parent Music Resource Group (MRG) recently announced the results of The IMAs Vox Pop poll, the fan-determined portion of the prestigious international program for independent bands and releases. Music fans from around the world voted online for their favorite self-released and independent [...]

Spotlight Talib Kweli Changes the Laws of Rap with Gravitas

Talib Kweli Changes the Laws of Rap with Gravitas

Talib Kweli has been rapping and writing music for close to 20 years, and he has established himself as the conscious rapper of his generation. With lyrics that are as meaningful as they are rhythmic and beautiful his latest album, “Gravitas,” shows that Kweli has no intention of changing his [...]

YouthTube Trends YouthTube Trends: Forward Reversed

YouthTube Trends: Forward Reversed

So I am trolling on Youtube Trends this evening as I do regularly, and I notice that the hottest video at 4PM today is Forward, a cool reverse-motion video shot in Israel. Now I love reverse motion, when done right. I love it. My immediate thought is that our next [...]

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Talib Kweli Changes the Laws of Rap with Gravitas
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Talib Kweli Changes the Laws of Rap with Gravitas

Talib Kweli has been rapping and writing music for close to 20 years, and he has established himself as the conscious rapper of his generation. With lyrics that are as meaningful as they are rhythmic and beautiful his latest album, “Gravitas,” shows that Kweli has no intention of changing his [...]

Introducing the Rights of Nature Folk Opera
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Introducing the Rights of Nature Folk Opera

The other day, we had a pleasure to sit with Nelson Denman, the creator of the Rights of Nature Folk Opera.  Below are some highlights from our conversation. Support the Rights of Nature Folk Opera project at IndieGoGo! 1. Why is rights of nature legislation so important? The Rights of Nature [...]

Pacha’s Pajamas is the People’s Choice for Best Children’s Music
News

Pacha’s Pajamas is the People’s Choice for Best Children’s Music

The Independent Music Awards (The IMAs) and its parent Music Resource Group (MRG) recently announced the results of The IMAs Vox Pop poll, the fan-determined portion of the prestigious international program for independent bands and releases. Music fans from around the world voted online for their favorite self-released and independent [...]

Meet Burka Avenger
Spotlight / Transformational Entertainment

Meet Burka Avenger

Burka Avenger is the first animated series to be produced in Pakistan. The cartoon was created by Pakistani pop star and stars a burka-clad female superhero who uses a fictional martial art called Takht Kabaddi, which employs books and pens as weapons, to defeat her enemies. While the series is [...]

Pacha’s Pajamas has a chance to be the Best
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Pacha’s Pajamas has a chance to be the Best

Help Pacha win Best Children’s Album (People’s Choice) We’re hoping to be named “Best Children’s Album (People’s Choice)” in the 12th annual Independent Music Awards. Please help us win by voting for Pacha’s Pajamas. It just takes a minute. Had the industry judges selected Pacha’s Pajamas, as shown in the Infographic [...]

Pop Culture in the Classroom
Edutainment / Shoutouts / Transformational Entertainment

Pop Culture in the Classroom

Not all pop culture is trash.  We at BALANCE enjoy shining  a light on the cream of the crop, or what we call “nutritious pop culture” — popular works that help us better understand ourselves, encourage creative expression and inspire positive action. Despite periodic proclamations of its death, pop culture [...]

Painting Our Kids a Brighter Future
News / Stories

Painting Our Kids a Brighter Future

“A child’s first inspiration through the arts can be a life-changing experience.  One creative dance class can open a world of expression and communication.  Learning through the arts reinforces critical academic skills in reading, language arts and math, and provides students with the skills to creatively solve problems.” – Michelle [...]

Imagination Heals Launch Party Video
Events

Imagination Heals Launch Party Video

The Imagination Heals launch party was held on February 22, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills. The event was hosted by A Forever Recovery and Best Drug Rehabilitation. Imagination Heals brings uplifting children’s stories and imagination-based activities to the lives of hospitalized children, helping them enjoy themselves and [...]

Pacha’s Pajamas up for Best Children’s Music Album this week
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Pacha’s Pajamas up for Best Children’s Music Album this week

Pacha’s Pajama is an IMA nominee for Best Children’s Music Album. The winner is slated to be announced this week. If Pacha’s Pajamas wins the Children’s Music award, as shown in the Infographic below, it will break five years of precedent in a number of ways. Most notable, previous albums [...]

Heaven and Heal
Spotlight / Transformational Entertainment

Heaven and Heal

One may surmise from the video that heaven and hell are on Earth, and its really about how we choose to see our lives. We can choose to see hell and experience the accompanying torment. Or we can choose to see heaven and heal. This reminds of me of David [...]