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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.

Saving Endangered Languages

Fox News Latino | Posted 10.25.2011 | Latino Voices

Conducting field research in southern Bolivia, linguist Susan Kalt hikes roughly two hours to reach the communities where she studies Quechua. The ...

The Separation Of Art And State: Why Obama's National Endowment Cuts Are Healthy

Travis Korte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Travis Korte

"The ants on the crucifix" should be a synonym for "the writing on the wall". This winter, the Smithsonian Institute removed an artwork that had anger...

Budget Fight: Believers, True and Otherwise

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Railing about deficits gives the GOP a convenient excuse to hack away at the sorts of bogeymen they've been wanting to kill off for years. Public-employee salaries. And benefits. And bargaining rights.

State of the Arts: Why Culture Matters for Obamanomics

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

At a time of alarming uncivil discourse, the role of art as a force for civilization and civility should make funding for the humanities more worthy of public funding than ever before.

What I Am Giving Thanks For This Year

Michael Kaiser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Kaiser

At the beginning of this year, there were predictions that as many as 10,000 American not-for-profit arts organizations would go bankrupt as a result of this recession.