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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 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.