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The Bowser Administration Correctly Put a Hold on the Franklin School Proposal

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.15.2015 | DC
Peter D. Rosenstein

After speaking with a consultant to the ICE-DC project, I don't believe they have answered all the questions the mayor's office and the council would need answered before this project would be allowed to advance. It isn't enough for ICE-DC to say they are an arts project.

Five Suggestions to Improve Arts Policy in DC's FY15

Robert Bettmann | Posted 06.08.2014 | DC
Robert Bettmann

With the democratic primary completed, it's time to assess mayor Gray on the arts.

What Did the 2012 Election Mean for the D.C. Arts Community?

Robert Bettmann | Posted 01.16.2013 | Arts
Robert Bettmann

While local arts organizations only expect a small percentage of their budget to come from government funding, that funding is critical to a healthy and bountiful arts ecosystem.

Financially-Troubled Theater May Have Its 'Christmas Miracle'

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.15.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities is expected to announce plans to sponsor a four-week run of David Fincher's "The Girl wit...

D.C.'s Historic Lincoln Theater and the Trickle-Up Effect

Robert Bettmann | Posted 12.13.2011 | DC
Robert Bettmann

The Historic Lincoln Theater on U Street is sparking an important and emotional debate about arts infrastructure in the District of Columbia. The city-owned Lincoln has a looming budget shortfall, and is on the brink of closing.