Tag Archives: Politics

Change Has Come to the White House

At last!  And change has also come to WhiteHouse.gov with the addition of the new White House Blog.  Macon Phillips, the Director of New Media for the White House, explains, “Millions of Americans have powered President Obama’s journey to the White House, … Continue reading

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No Bailout for the Arts?

Last week, an op-ed piece by Michael Kaiser appeared in the Washington Post discussing how arts organizations have been affected by the economic crisis, and what legislative steps need to be taken to save them.  Here’s an excerpt: “The arts … 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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Crossing the Line: Why Do Politicians Need Artists?

Political Art Embarrasses Me, photo by Julia Mandle, 2007 The 2nd annual Crossing the Line: FIAF Fall Festival kicked off today and will continue through October 5th with performances by several artists working in film, theater, music, art, and dance. … Continue reading

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