The Value of the Arts

Published by kappello on

In times of crisis or budget restraint, the arts are the first to go, which is a true shame.  The arts help us to process loss, to heal, be inspired, so you see artists doing online concerts and all that jazz.  Hallmark this weekend had Christmas movies, which might seem odd, but in a time of isolation, of crazy it is a light in the dark.  Important to follow all the protocols etc.., but equally important to find some hope and the arts provide that, so let’s do what we can even online to keep the arts going, and healing available to all. 



Born in New Jersey, August 1965, this Italian-American has always had a great interest in music, particularly the Oldies, Country and Ethnic music, including Irish. For over 10 years Ms. Appello passionately taught ESL to students of varying ages. Grounded if her faith and spirituality, Katherine endured a range of issues, including a great deal of pain, which was finally diagnosed to be associated with Fibromyalgia. The essence and the power of music, of words, allow Katherine to overcome these struggles each and every time. We are all blessed to have Katherine’s strength, wisdom, and words to write “Pray For Me Tonight’