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Kevin Spacey on Crucial Impact of the Arts

As part of Arts Advocacy Day 2011 in Washington, actor Kevin Spacey gave the Nancy Hanks Lecture on Arts and Public Policy at the Kennedy Center.  Below is an excerpt from his speech, in which he quoted President John F. … Continue reading

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Remembering Edward Kennedy (1932-2009)

The following is a statement from Robert Lynch, the President and CEO of Americans for the Arts, on Senator Kennedy’s dedication to the arts (originally posted on ARTSblog): Senator Edward M. Kennedy was a titan for the arts, and I … Continue reading

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Secretary of Arts: Good or Bad?

Two weeks ago I posted about an online petition in support of a cabinet-level arts official, along with a link to an article quoting arts leader Michael Kaiser, who is in favor of this. Last week, the Wall Street Journal … Continue reading

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The Culture Warriors: Mobilizing the Creative Community

This Thursday, Full Spectrum and Dance Theater Workshop will present The Culture Warriors, a free and timely panel discussion about mobilizing the arts community in the midst of the economic crisis. Full Spectrum co-founder Danny Simmons says, “There is no … Continue reading

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