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National Arts Advocacy Day: What You Can Do

Americans for the Arts has declared today the 23rd Annual National Arts Advocacy Day.  More than 500 arts, education, entertainment, and policy leaders have gathered at The National Arts Action Summit in Washington to develop strong public policies and support … Continue reading

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A Choreography of Healing in Israel

Daniel Banks and Adam McKinney, the founders of DNAWORKS, recently spent time in Israel working with two young men – both of whom studied dance – left immobile below the ribs after a gunman opened fire last August on a … Continue reading

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Live Arts Audiences Decline as Online Audiences Grow

Today, the Los Angeles Times culture blog shared some unfortunate findings from a National Endowment for the Arts report: the number of American adults attending arts and cultural events has sunk to its lowest level since 1982.  The economic climate … Continue reading

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The Fall Performance A-List

The New York Times dance critic and WNYC Performance Club founder Claudia La Rocco recently invited me and several other performers, critics, and arts enthusiasts to write about what we’re looking forward to seeing this fall in New York City.  … Continue reading

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Winners of Dance Films’ What Moves You Challenge

Dance Films Association recently held a competition called “What Moves You? 48 Hour Challenge”.  The premise was simple: Create a dance film inspired by the news in forty-eight hours.  By setting a time limit, the emphasis was on creativity rather … Continue reading

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