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President Barack Obama - Fact Sheet for the Arts

Our nation’s creativity has filled the world’s libraries, museums, recital halls, movie houses, and marketplaces with works of genius. The arts embody the American spirit of self-definition. As the author of two best-selling books –...more

advocacy   education   Apr 3, 2010 • Views:21760 • Comments: 3


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:7843 • Comments: 0


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:16352 • Comments: 0


Art as a Right for All: Gustavo Dudamel on Conductorsblog

  Catch some quick inspiration... Conductor Jacob Harrison's January 31, 2011 post on Conductors Blog includes a short video of Gustavo Dudamel discussing the arts as a right for all and a video of past (and potentially future) Republican pr...more

advocacy   artists   Feb 9, 2011 • Views:8415 • Comments: 0


President Obama Gives the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors

Listen to President Barack Obama's speech at the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors on December 26. He spoke to the talents of Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova and Led Zeppelin, to the range of performing artists being h...more

artists   advocacy   Dec 27, 2012 • Views:9129 • Comments: 0