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Elevate Culture-Sponsored Music Album: Submissions Currently Being Accepted!

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Elevate Culture-Sponsored Music Album: Submissions Currently Being Accepted!

Share   Elevate Culture announces the launch of a cutting-edge music collaboration project: Homegrown. Through a collaboration with AftersoundRecords (founded by Zain Lodhia), Homegrown is exactly what Elevate Culture is about. The album is an honest exploration of the human journey through the music of emerging artists in North America. The compilation album aims to bring together a diverse sample of highly talented musicians and poets from across North America whose ideas and style reflect an underrepresented perspective in the...

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Bonsai-ed People

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Bonsai-ed People

Share By EC Blogger Ali El-Ashram Skaykh Hamza Yusuf has said that our society produces bonsai-ed people. What does that mean and how do we avoid being among them? To begin, what is bonsai? Bonsai is a Japanese art form using miniature trees grown in containers. The general idea is to give off the impression of a mature plant, but in reality keeping it dwarfed through practices such as root pruning – which is performed to reduce the root system of a plant to fit it into a pot. So to be a bonsai-ed person is to be someone who...

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