Tag Archives: culture

Performing Artists Unite for a Livable City

Mark your calendar. Important stuff is happening at the Invisible Dog Art Center later this month. Here’s an excerpt from the press release. From November 22 to November 24 at The Invisible Dog Art Center, The Brooklyn Commune Project, the … 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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Culture’s (Mis)Use of Technology

Below is an excerpt from an excellent post by Seth Godin on the way Culture uses technology, and the challenge of getting “the good guys”, as opposed to the spammers, excited and eager to use new technology. Our Culture (high and popular) … 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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Arts Advocate Bill Ivey on Obama’s Team

Shortly after President-elect Obama chose Rahm Emanuel as his White House Chief of Staff (causing a stir in the dance world since Emanuel studied ballet at the Joffrey and later at Sarah Lawrence College), Bill Ivey, former Chairman of the … Continue reading

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