Photographer Takes Reality to a New Level

Philosophers enjoy debating the definition of reality. Life’s multidimensional layers mean two people can look at the same subject, yet experience it differently depending upon the perspective they choose to adopt. Local artist and photographer Almitra Karastan shares her unique perspectives on humanity, and captures them in stunning images that make reality simultaneously authentic and…

Oral History Meets Design

For many people, clothing isn’t something that is given much thought. Like the food we eat and the water we drink, getting dressed is an average everyday occurrence. But what if clothing told a story? What if it shared details of a history steeped in legend? Just like food consumption, one can choose to eat…

Binti Bailey gears up for new release

The classic Greek philosopher Plato said music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. If he had the opportunity to listen to Kona artist Binti Bailey, his philosophical pronouncement would be confirmed ten times over. With a diverse musical skill set from blues to…