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Study: Why Artists Need More than Creativity To Survive

In 2003 the Urban Institute published a comprehensive study on the support structures for artists in the United States titled Investing in Creativity: A Study of the Support Structure for U.S. Artists.   Although it's a few years old now, the st...more

artists   advocacy   Jun 7, 2010 • Views:4255 • Comments: 0


 

Keeping Focused: Why Should We Pay Artists More?

With the recent uptick in provocative discussion about arts funding via Rocco Landesman's shot heard around the world ("Look. You can either increase demand or decrease supply. Demand is not going to increase, so it is time to think about decrea...more

artists   Apr 5, 2011 • Views:3511 • Comments: 0


 
 

Time to Change STEM to STEAM

Why the Popular STEM Acronym (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Should be Converted to STEAM, Adding Arts Future Leaders Need Arts Education by John Eger, as published in the San Diego Business Journal and reblogged on HASTAC Ege...more

advocacy   education   May 7, 2010 • Views:8676 • Comments: 0


 
 

Economic Stimulus Money Brings Gertude Stein to Stage

The LA Times recently profiled a new theatrical adaptation of Gertrude Stein's novella, "Brewsie and Willie."  Within this production lies several interesting stories.  The first is that the project was created with federal econom...more

artists   advocacy   Jul 17, 2010 • Views:5865 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

The Economic (Self?) Oppression of American Artists

David Ian Moss (Fractured Atlas, Createquity) recently published an article talking about his own journey as a musician who chose to go to business school.  In the article he discusses how individual artists (specifically composers and musicians...more

artists   advocacy   education   Sep 16, 2010 • Views:6051 • 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:14936 • 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:29434 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Students are Proud of Mixed Lineage

Black? White? Asian? More Young Americans Choose All of the Above by Susan Saulny The New York Times January 29, 2011 "'I was always having to explain where my parents are from because just saying, 'I'm from Takoma Park, Maryland,' w...more

diversity   education   advocacy   Feb 2, 2011 • Views:8254 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Oscars Feature Two Diverse Moments

In a year when nearly every Oscar nominee was white, the 83rd Oscars featured two multicultural moments: At the completion of the "In Memorium" section, Halle Berry, the first African American Best Actress Oscar winner, paid tribute to...more

diversity   artists   education   Feb 28, 2011 • Views:5408 • Comments: 0


 

Diversity Featured During Conference Season

Chorus America June 8 – 11, 2010 San Francisco, CA 34th Annual Conference   Chorus America's 34th Annual Conference features plena...more

diversity   Apr 11, 2011 • Views:4871 • Comments: 0