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Art as Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice
February 24, 2017March 28, 2017
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Art as Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and Practice

Video by Cass Corridor Films. In an effort to attract new and diverse communities, the DIA opened its facilities to 350 artists and professionals through the Art as Ritual project. Oren Goldberg (Cass Corridor Films) and Bill Danaher (Christ Church Cranbrook) organized the day-long “Art as Ritual: A Conference on Lamentation in Contemporary Performance and...

$3.7 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2016
December 12, 2016March 28, 2017
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$3.7 Million in Grants Approved Dec. 2016

The largest grant provides $2.4 million over four years towards a $140 million clinical trial to prevent Alzheimer’s disease. The study, led by Dr. Reisa A. Sperling, will attempt to stop the accumulation of amyloid plaques just as they start to be deposited in the brain. Amyloid deposition in the brain is thought to disrupt communication between...