Hot Tip for the High Brow Dave Conant's Hot Tips For The High Brow By Dave Conant • Aug 12, 2013 Throughout the month, Dave Conant is offering advice on how to get the most out of the arts. Take a listen! Listen Listening... / 1:50 Get To Know The Artist: The rewards of getting to personally know the artist behind the work. Listen Listening... / 1:50 Historical Societies: Some ways to experience history that’s close by or even right in your own neighborhood. Listen Listening... / 1:49 The Manicured Great Outdoors: The extraordinary wealth of municipal green spaces, stately gardens, and arboretums in our region. Listen Listening... / 1:47 Discounted Tickets: How you can enjoy a great night out, at a fraction of the full price. Listen Listening... / 1:52 Kids And The Arts: How you can help children, from toddlers to pre-teens, to better experience the visual and performing arts. Listen Listening... / 1:49 Volunteers: The very important role volunteers play in making the arts come alive. Listen Listening... / 1:48 Event Preparedness: The virtues of being a good arts Boy Scout or Girl Scout, and going to events prepared. Listen Listening... / 2:00 Indie Films: If you’ve become a little tired of contemporary cinema’s lack of imagination, here are some ideas on how you can still enjoy a great night at the movies.