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Featured Artist: Michelle Obama & The White House

With the recent concert held at the White House featuring works choreographed by Alvin Ailey, George Balanchine, Paul Taylor, Twyla Tharp, and break dancers Super Cr3w; 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is starting to establish itself as a serious performing ...more

artists   education   advocacy   diversity   Sep 8, 2010 • Views:12870 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:14932 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Culture is Focus of TCG's American Theatre Magazine

Among Theatre Communications Group's mission is to leverage the stories of the field to build greater public awareness of and appreciation for live theatre in America. The organization’s vision ranges from being the leader and innovator in ass...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   Nov 22, 2010 • Views:29430 • Comments: 0


 
 

YouTube Gem: Martin Luther King "I have a dream"

I am happy to join with you today in what will go down in history as the greatest demonstration for freedom in the history of our nation. Five score years ago, a great American, in whose symbolic shadow we stand today, signed the Emancipation Proc...more

artists   diversity   Jan 17, 2011 • Views:4199 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Art Has Yet to Face Up to Homosexuality

"Art has yet to face up to homosexuality" By Philip Kennicott The Washington Post; July 1, 2011 "There may be a reckoning in the winds. Attitudes about gays and lesbians, and about same-sex marriage in particular, are now chan...more

diversity   artists   education   advocacy   Jul 4, 2011 • Views:8519 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Diversity Project for Cultural Arts

Diversity Project for Cultural Arts by Jeremy Parker The Daily News September 12, 2011 "New Ballet Ensemble is another example of how Memphis is charting a new course for cultural arts. Established in 2002, the school sprang from founde...more

diversity   education   artists   Sep 26, 2011 • Views:4635 • Comments: 0


 
 

Past as Prologue: Dreams of An Ideal Theatre

"We make one world from the stories of many different worlds. Multiculturalism, or whatever you call it, didn’t begin in the 1980s, though we sometimes behave as if it did. Hull-House reminds us that ethnic, racial and cultural diversity i...more

diversity   artists   Oct 8, 2011 • Views:8144 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

TCG's American Theatre Magazine Focuses on Diversity

In the midst of a year-long 50th anniversary celebration, Theatre Communications Group is celebrating four core values that they have identified as important to both the work of TCG and the theatre field: artistry, diversity, global citizenship and a...more

diversity   artists   education   advocacy   Oct 16, 2011 • Views:15553 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change

National Committee for Responsive Philanthropy releases A Philanthropy at Its Best® Report Fusing Arts, Culture and Social Change: High Impact Strategies for Philanthropy by Holly Sidford "Funding Ar...more

diversity   artists   education   advocacy   Oct 23, 2011 • Views:19011 • Comments: 0


 
 

NEA Opera Honors Celebrates Diverse Artists

On October 27, 2011, the National Endowment for the Arts presented the 2011 NEA Opera Honors to recipients John Conklin, Speight Jenkins, Risë Stevens, and Robert Ward. The NEA Opera Honors celebrate visionaries and luminaries who, by making ext...more

diversity   artists   Oct 30, 2011 • Views:7327 • Comments: 0