Cellutations, the Arts Council's evolving cell-phone art exhibition, has gone viral. This recent submission (above) came from K. Brian Söderquist in Copenhagen, Denmark.

This image (Brusselsislookinggreytoday) was submitted by Johan Orye.

And Susan Farricielli sent in this image (Joe Munroe at McSorley's).

Be part of Cellutations. Send your cell-phone images to cellutations@gmail.com today!


Has the down economy affected your creativity?

The New York Times recently talked to several artists about how the down economy has affected their work. The story is worth a read (it's not all doom and gloom).

What about you? Has the down economy affected your creativity?


Orchestras are taking requests by text message

Have you had an interactive audience experience like this?

Would New Haven be an Arts Hub Without Yale?

Chris Arnott wrote an interesting piece for the Yale Alumni Magazine suggesting that New Haven was destined to be a cultural hub, even without the abundant resources of Yale. He asserts that "New Haven arts can be just as inclusive as Yale can be exclusive. . . ."


Ian David Moss' "Revisiting arts advocacy"

Today, on his blog, Createquity.com, Ian David Moss posted a piece called "Revisiting arts advocacy." Take a few minutes to read this and other posts on Moss' blog. It's a blog worth adding to your "Bookmarked" Web sites.


Have you seen the NEA's latest grant announcement?

See how $83 million in arts funding will be distributed, then share your thoughts here.

BSO musicians surprise management with $1 million "donation"

This past week, the musicians of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra "donated" $1 million to help the organization weather the economic downturn. Read the story in the Washington Post and share your thoughts here.


"In the Write," a column by New Haven Review publisher Bennett Lovett-Graff, appears each month in The Arts Paper. It's a valuable source of information about the literary scene here in New Haven.

In addition to writing about literary goings-on in the Elm City, Bennett and the editors at the New Haven Review have been organizing literary events around town.

Yesterday, the New Haven Independent published a story about the recent Westville Poetry Crawl, which was organized by the New Haven Review and the Westville Village Renaissance.

Check it out and share your thoughts.