Why is pop music so … popular?

Pop music makes up the largest part of consumed music today. It’s radio, tv, in the grocery store you shop & it’s blasting from the car that passes you on street on your way to work. And this isn’t something that’s only happens in your city: Adele’s music is as famous in Beijing as it’s…

Pumpkin carving made safe

Nothing screams Halloween season like pumpkin. It’s everywhere, starting from coffee to pie and even to porch decorations! We have been carving pumpkins ever since the Irish brought the tradition of Jack-o’-lanterns to America. It’s a great activity to let the imagination run wild and one that adults and kids enjoy equally. But it doesn’t…

Why learn a second language

Not more than half a century ago bilingualism or multilingualism was something to be frowned upon. Scientist believed speaking more than one language gave people a hard time distinguishing & switching  between them and  even slowed down brain development in children. Modern studies have contradicted this on many levels taking a closer look  at changes…

Spotlight: Tara Mahajan

In today’s blog we’d like to introduce Tara Mahajan. Tara started out as a student at Dea Studio just 4 years ago. During this time she took 60 minutes voice lessons weekly where she explored different genres and styles of vocal performance. Apart from singing she was also active in the musical theater class for…

Does drawing make you smart ?

Kids draw and those drawings often end up on fridges, parents showing them off to their family and friends over dinner parties. But according to a study conducted by psychologists at King’s College London there is more to your kid’s doodles than cute stories. Draw-a-child study suggests that drawing abilities at a young age can…