Monthly Archives: August 2009

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Culturebot 101

For those of you just coming to Culturebot and trying to get a sense of what we do around here, I’ll give you a quick primer. We approach arts, culture and ideas with a mix of previews, reviews & points of view, all kind of

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Report on Engaging Audiences

In the midst of hard economic times, it is clearly more challenging for arts organizations to take the long view and continue to devote time and effort to building new audiences. But this report on a recent gathering of representatives from more than 50 Wallace-funded arts

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Meet The Curator – Michael Green

Name: Michael Green Title: Artistic Director Affiliation: One Yellow Rabbit/High Performance Rodeo 1. Where did you grow up and how did you end up where you are now? I was born outside of Toronto, the first child of English immigrants to Canada. We lived all over

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ephemera

Hello readers and welcome to the Dog Days of August! Its been awhile since I’ve posted something essay-ish or personal. I have been, as always, superbusy. And besides, its pretty hard to focus on theater when you’ve got the real-life theatrics of the right wing

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bueller? bueller?

Like, OMG. John Hughes is dead at 59. That’s young. I need some time to process and write something eloquent about this filmmaker who, basically, defined my adolescence.

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August. Let's Get Rid of It.

“August is the Mississippi of the calendar. It’s beastly hot and muggy. It has a dismal history. Nothing good ever happens in it. And the United States would be better off without it.” Let’s get rid of AUGUST! Read the rest on Slate.