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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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Lower Manhattan Arts Leaders

Charles Isherwood recently wrote about the Lower Manhattan Arts Leaders, a group of eleven downtown arts organizations that have joined forces to exchange ideas and make the case that culture – and therefore arts funding – is an essential part … 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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