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Pittsburgh Opera

Should Arts Organizations Judge Their Benefactors?

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.18.2012 | Home

Last week, the Pittsburgh Opera became the center of a local firestorm for their decision to honor Gov. Tom Corbett and his wife for their service to ...

Let Them Eat Opera: Pennsylvania Governor Corbett Gets Honored for Supporting the Arts While Slashing the Arts

Pamela Haag | Posted 08.09.2012 | Politics
Pamela Haag

Giving a Lifetime Achievement Award for the arts to a governor who is slashing an educational foundation of the arts is one small, but provocative, example of the fantastical cognitive dissonance in politics today.

Arts Education An Operatic Tragedy

Jessie B. Ramey | Posted 08.09.2012 | Home
Jessie B. Ramey

Instead of honoring Gov. Corbett with an award for his contributions to education, the Pittsburgh Opera ought to stage The Beggars Opera to recognize how public schools are going hat in hand, hoping to salvage their arts curriculum with donations.