Very Young People Concert

Jazz for young people/Michele Bedigian

  Throughout the year there are these Sunday afternoon’s when the New York Philharmonic perform these fantastic concerts for children ages 3- 6. With ensembles of strings, brass, and woodwinds they teach them an introductory overview of what makes up the entire orchestra. It’s incredible! Through movement, singing, and humor my little guys are hooked and can’t wait for the next one! […]

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Sensei’s Award

According to Wikipedia, the word Aikido is formed from three kanji: ai, which means joining or combining; ki, which is spirit or energy; and do, which is way, or path. So Aikido is the Japanese “way of combining forces,” or “the martial arts principle of blending with an attackers movement for the purpose of controlling […]

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My big boy

my big boy/Michele Bedigian

  I was having a conversation with my 5 year old about faces this morning during breakfast and was inspired to draw his while he was watching the Rescue Bots. A little indulgence filled with a ton of love. I can’t believe how fast time is moving!! Warms my heart and freaks me out all at the […]

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LGBTQ Rally

This reportage illustration is from a rally in front of the Stonewall Inn in New York’s Greenwich Village recently. The community came out in support of the trans-gender kids that will be affected by the new administration’s position rescinding protections that had allowed transgender students to use the bathroom that corresponds with their gender identity. […]

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Hamilton!

I was fortunate to score a few tickets for my family and I to see Hamilton last month. I was familiar with the story and music prior to seeing it, which I think added to the experience (but I’m sure it’s great if you go in with no prior knowledge). I did my best to make […]

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