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Artisan Productions Draw Crowds and Commerce to Coronado Pier

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A bazaar of artistic furry was on display at the Coronado Art Walk between September 13 th and 14 th. The event was hosted by the Coronado Historical Association that supports community creativity and encourages a healthy respect for the arts as a whole. The Coronado Ferry Landing and San Diego Bay provided a perfect backdrop for the exhibition of artistic expressions.   Paintings, stone work, sculptors, weaving, glass blowing, and other handcrafted products were available for ponder or purchase.  Visitors strolled through the corridor, by the fountain, beyond the stage and all the way over to the landing to see the creations of local talent. Individual booths lined both sides of the walkway along the landing’s business community. Visitors flocked to the area with transit hurriedly dropping off families, visitors, and students in droves. The event was a success despite the record breaking heat.    Fine art is an expressive activity that fits snuggly within the historic

Marketing and Economic Efficiency Create Societal Improvement

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Artwork: Dr. Murad Abel The bridge between economic growth and government efficiency is not an easy one to find. There are many factors that go into the process of building stronger economies, better societies, and more accountable government. Research by Sirgy, et. al. (2012) helps to show how marketing activities improvement of economic, social, health, and subjective health of a country is mediated by economic efficiency. As marketing activity increases and government oversight becomes more efficient the economy grows for the benefit of all societal members. Marketing Activity:   The totality of marketing expenditures throughout society that increase awareness of products and services that speed up economic activity (Wilkie and Moore, 2007). This can be measured as dollar amount of advertising expenditures per GDP.   It is tightly woven retailers that fulfill the needs of customer’s life domains that enhance their quality of life. It improves upon information flow, consu

The Rape of the Lock: Canto V by Alexander Pope

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The Rape of the Lock: Canto V by Alexander Pope is a poem that addresses conflict as well as larger social issues. Women are seen as angels even they may or may not hold values accordingly. Women have and internal side as well as an external side. Society spends a great amount of time focusing on the outside instead of the inside.  Likewise, there is gentle critique of the aristocracy of the time. The idle wealthy are seen as gods compared to mere mortality of average folk. Their time in leisure is spent in drama, romance, and chasing of gossip. The lives of the wealthy are still people who have the same feelings, passions, and desires as everyone else.  The game is one of love and fantasy. Pursuers seek to consummate a relationship with a young lady. The males chase and play a “battle” on each other to have and hold the women they love. The emotions are high and game heart wrenching as each chases a course against the others. Women are fighting against men in the game of