Producer/Host: Amy Browne
Audio recorded by Matt Murphy and edited by Amy Browne
Last weekend the Belfast Creative Coalition and Restorative Art Works (RAW) held the first of what they hope will become an annual, Arts in Action Conference at the University of Maine Hutchinson center in Belfast, Maine. The focus was “summoning the power of the arts to address our opioid epidemic”.
Today on Maine Currents, we have the keynote presentation by Vijay Gupta, founder of Street Symphony, a Los Angeles based non profit organization serving prisoners and people on skid row. Gupta answers the question: “What’s art got to do with it?”
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