Tag Archives: NEA

Performing While Black

A candid conversation on performing while black and male. With Germaul Barnes, Whitney Hunter, Jaamil Olawale Kosoko, Jeremy Toussaint-Baptiste & Andre Zachery.

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Obama stiffs the arts?

“Memo to President Obama, from the arts world: This is not what we had in mind. During the campaign, candidate Obama raised high hopes among artists and arts institutions: He “got” their importance, even publishing an arts-policy statement. After the election, Quincy Jones fueled expectations

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NEA Announces Recovery Grants to Support Arts Jobs

Yesterday, the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) was one of the first agencies in the federal government to release grant guidelinesfor applying for economic stimulus and job recovery arts funds. As you may recall, the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act signed by President Obama on

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more on the NEA stimulus allocation

Because I think it’s useful to have these numbers in your head. From Scott Lilly at the Center for American Progress: Even if we exclude the 3 million people who work in support of art and art organizations and the 1.3 million artists who work