Notes from the Electronic Cottage 2/28/19

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

AAAS Report 2019

At the recent meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, there were many sessions that really pointed out how digital technology has become part of our daily lives in ways most of us would never have imagined. Here are examples from two of those sessions.

Maine Arts Alive 2/26/19

Host: Michael Donahue
Engineer: Amy Browne

Support for rural communities through local artists and arts organizations

Key Discussion Points:
Making a living as an artist or group of artists in rural Maine
Providing “safe home” to artists who tend not to be self-promoters
The effects of the arts upon local economies
Supporting the “creative thinking process” into schools
Georgina Grenier speaks about her recent “Certainty Project” writing event which encouraged writers/non writers to write about how they make decisions to decide to decide

Amy Halsted, Bethel Area Arts and Music, Table Rock Arts Center (
Sue Dunn, Multimedia artist, (
Georgina Grenier, project leader, Community Writing Project, (