Tag Archives: arts education

Rachel Maddow on Dance, Art, and Society

Rachel Maddow at Jacob’s Pillow, photo by Christopher Duggan Here’s another reason to love Rachel Maddow: this past Saturday at a free, outdoor PillowTalk hosted by Jacob’s Pillow, the popular television host, radio personality, and political commentator discussed the role … Continue reading

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Arts Programs in NYC Schools

On Wednesday, the NY Times City Room blog featured this post about arts education in NYC schools. Although there were more arts offerings last year than the year before, arts education made up an even smaller portion of schools’ budgets. … Continue reading

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Obama, McCain, and the Arts

I wasn’t expecting any questions in the last presidential debate to address the candidates’ arts policies, because, let’s face it – the state of the arts doesn’t affect most Americans on a daily basis. People want to hear about issues … Continue reading

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