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Where Are All the Black Swans?

May 6, 2007 by  GIA KOURLAS IN 1933 Lincoln Kirstein wrote a passionate 16-page letter to his friend A. Everett Austin Jr., the director of the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, introducing a man named George Balanchine and a dream: to rema...more

diversity   artists   Apr 27, 2010 • Views:7491 • Comments: 0


 

An Audience Development Tool Kit

Adjust Your View: Developing Multicultural Audiences for the Arts is "essentially a toolkit of ideas and steps intended to provide a framework for the development of multicultural marketing strategies for the arts and cultural products." ...more

diversity   Jun 4, 2010 • Views:5457 • Comments: 0


 
 

AMC Looks at Cultural Identities of Composers

American Music Center's NewMusicBox features many articles on diversity of genre and programming, as well as several articles on how culture influences the identity of composers and vice versa. Below you will find just some of the articles that are r...more

diversity   artists   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:12821 • Comments: 0


 

Dance and Diversity BAckstage

Ebonie C. Pittman, Arts Program Associate for The Wallace Foundation, studies the recruitment, retention, and career and professional development of people of color in middle- and senior-level management positions in New York City-based dance compani...more

diversity   Aug 8, 2010 • Views:7487 • Comments: 0


 

On Film: Mao's Last Dancer

Reviews are starting to trickle onto the internet for the new dance bio-pic, Mao's Last Dancer.  The film is based on the life of Chinese dancer Li Cunxin, who in 1979 was awarded one of China's first cultural exchange scholarships and came to t...more

artists   Aug 23, 2010 • Views:3295 • Comments: 0


 
 

Regrets of a Former Funder

Regrets of a Former Arts Funder by John R. Killacky Blue Avocado; June 23, 2011 "As Program Officer for Arts and Culture at the San Francisco Foundation, I and philanthropic colleagues often bemoaned how fragile many culturally specifi...more

diversity   artists   Jul 13, 2011 • Views:7917 • 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:4593 • 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:18665 • 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:7231 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Diversity of Black Dancers

"Highlighting diversity of black dancers is the goal of Toronto event" by Paula Citron The Globe and Mail January 25, 2012 The International Association of Blacks in Dance, which works to raise the awareness of blacks in dance, hel...more

diversity   artists   advocacy   education   Jan 30, 2012 • Views:6291 • Comments: 0